Entries in christmas (26)

Wednesday
Jan172018

Disaster After End of Year  Deals

It’s the start of the year and for the last three months we have been bombarded with sale after sale, promising saving after saving. We still have one more month to get our hands on discounted goods as the New Year sales refuse to cease…but are they all worth it?

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Wednesday
Dec272017

Eco Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Christmas  Waste

Christmas is one of the most wasteful times of the year; we waste food, wrapping paper, plastic, cards, not to mention a lot of money! In fact, the amount of wrapping paper used is enough to wrap around the equator 9 times, whilst 1 billion Christmas cards end up in the bin...

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Wednesday
Dec202017

Palm Oil Free Christmas  Treats

Palm oil production has haunted the Indonesian and Amazonian rainforests and still does. We have made strides in moving towards a palm oil free society. Many brands have managed to be stocked in major supermarkets and there are more and more options available than before.

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Tuesday
Dec192017

Top 5 Christmas  Creatures

Animals represent an important symbol of Christmas. The truth is that many animals are central to the story of Christmas, not only featured in Christmas tales, but signify historical, biblical and mythological associations...

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Monday
Dec182017

Top 5 Eco Christmas Gifts 

We all know that Christmas is one of the most wasteful times of the year; we waste food, paper, plastic and lots of money. Here are some frightening figures of the festive season...

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Thursday
Dec142017

Christmas Around The  World

It is safe to say that Christmas has become a global holiday season; a multinational celebration now acknowledged by both Christian and non-Christian alike.  We all love to feast, exchange gifts and relax during this period, but that may be all we have in common when it comes to Christmas traditions around the world

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Wednesday
Dec282016

The Conservation Status Of Christmas Wildlife

Colder weather is no problem for well adapted winter species around Christmas time, yet light pollution, climate change and hunting all threaten the species that we usually associate with the festive season. But there are also conservation success stories...

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Monday
Dec192016

The Best Hot Christmas Travel Destinations

From roller skating through the city streets to decorating mango trees, we give you the best hot spots this Christmas.

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Tuesday
Nov222016

Christmas Volunteering  Opportunities

Father Christmas may bring presents but he can’t bring you these amazing experiences from only £150! See our list of Christmas volunteer projects this festive season, to have a truly life-changing gift this Christmas.

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Wednesday
Jan062016

The Environmental Impacts Of Christmas

For the past thirty years or so, it has often been questioned as to whether Christmas has turned into a time of gluttony, greed and all-out capitalism.

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Wednesday
Dec232015

5 Foreign Traditions To Bring Home This Christmas

Do you remember, as a kid, all the excitement and joy that filled you at Christmas? Yet now, as you have matured in a Santa-esque fashion, it all seems almost anticlimactic, like a damp Christmas-cracker. Fear not though, for we have some suggestions to bring all that giddy delight rushing back.

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Friday
Dec042015

A Traveller’s Christmas List

It’s December! Time to deck the halls, get into the Christmas spirit… and write your list for Father Christmas! When you travel though, and your life has to fit into a backpack most of the year, a lot of the usual present ideas are pointless.

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Monday
Dec152014

The world’s weirdest Christmas traditions

It’s December, another month in another year, but some things remains the same: Christmas. This old tradition has been around in Britain since the Victorian age and is celebrated by over 2 billion people worldwide. But even so, traditions vary immensely from country to country. Did you know that some children receive their presents from a witch riding a broom? Or that some people prefer to roller-skate to church?

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Tuesday
Dec092014

December getaway: The best Christmas markets to visit

Treat yourself to a Christmas getaway and buy your presents from somewhere different. Pick up a glass of mulled wine, enjoy roasted nuts and festive food bites and take a look at the many stalls booming with handmade gifts. What are you waiting for?

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Tuesday
Dec022014

5 beautiful snowy Christmas destinations

To some people, Christmas without snow is unthinkable, so if you want a white Christmas, this list is for you! Here are five traditional destinations with a festive spirit to them for you to spend a merry Christmas. Weather is fickle and snow may not occur every year for these towns, but we assure you at the very least a proper Christmas cheer!

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