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Christmas is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon. For two millennia, people around the world have been observing it with traditions and practices that are both religious and secular in nature. Christians celebrate Christmas Day as the anniversary of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, a spiritual leader whose teachings form the basis of their religion. Popular customs include exchanging gifts, decorating Christmas trees, attending church, sharing meals with family and friends and, of course, waiting for Santa Claus to arrive. December 25–Christmas Day–has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1870.

The man we know as Santa Claus has a history all his own. Today, he is thought of mainly as the jolly man in red, but his story stretches all the way back to the third century. Find out more about the history of Santa Claus from his earliest origins to the shopping mall favorite of today.

Each year, 30-35 million real Christmas trees are sold in the United States alone. There are 21,000 Christmas tree growers in the United States, and trees usually grow for about 15 years before they are sold.

Today, in the Greek and Russian orthodox churches, Christmas is celebrated 13 days after the 25th, which is also referred to as the Epiphany or Three Kings Day. This is the day it is believed that the three wise men finally found Jesus in the manger.

In the Middle Ages, Christmas celebrations were rowdy and raucous—a lot like today’s Mardi Gras parties.

From 1659 to 1681, the celebration of Christmas was outlawed in Boston, and law-breakers were fined five shillings.

Christmas was declared a federal holiday in the United States on June 26, 1870.

The first eggnog made in the United States was consumed in Captain John Smith‘s 1607 Jamestown settlement.

Poinsettia plants are named after Joel R. Poinsett, an American minister to Mexico, who brought the red-and-green plant from Mexico to America in 1828.

The Salvation Army has been sending Santa Claus-clad donation collectors into the streets since the 1890s.

Rudolph, “the most famous reindeer of all,” was the product of Robert L. May‘s imagination in 1939. The copywriter wrote a poem about the reindeer to help lure customers into the Montgomery Ward department store.

Construction workers started the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree tradition in 1931.


A Sneak Peek of the NEW Sandals LaSource Grenada

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Thinking about booking a trip to the newest Sandals Resort in Grenada? Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort & Spa is set to open its doors this December and i think this sneak peek will tempt you with images of the over-the-top luxury that will definitely sway you to try their newest Caribbean island destination.

Known as the “Spice Island,” the island of Grenada has always had an allure with its exotic beaches, local charm and rich history, but what’s really adding new buzz to this must-see destination, is the unprecedented look and feel of the most lavish Sandals Resort to date.

You’ll find three distinct villages at Sandals LaSource Grenada with luxurious accommodations and amenities that will suit every taste and style:

Pink Gin Village

The oceanfront Pink Gin Village will host Sandals very first zero-entry infinity pool and be surrounded by romantic fire pits. This village will also feature walkout suites that boast Turkish ivory patika marble floors, vaulted ceilings and transitioning wall art for privacy.

Italian Village

The five-story Italian Village sits upon a scenic cliff and will consist of two exclusive river pools at the ground level, split-level suites with Japanese-style soaking tubs and penthouse level suites complete with private infinity edge plunge pools situated on the balcony.

South Seas Village

The secluded South Seas village is found along the mountain side of the resort and will feature our signature Rondoval suites with 61-inch round indoor tubs as well as outdoor private pools and Jacuzzis, and our notorious top-tier Millionaire suites that offer glass tile plunge pools, indoor and outdoor showers, 65-inch TVs and more.

Sandals LaSource Grenada sits on 17 acres of stunning land along the pristine Pink Gin Beach and will offer the highest level of pampering along with all of the Luxury Included® favorites Sandals guests have come to expect and enjoy. Ranked as a “Best Trip of 2013” by National Geographic Traveler, this exotic destination is sure to deliver what every travel enthusiast seeks in a Caribbean vacation—the best setting, hospitality and experiences that make for lasting memories.

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Mozambique: A Land of Smiles.


Cruising is holidaying in a different and thrilling way. The warmest months of the year are great for enjoying a longer cruise as the pleasant temperatures and longer time spent enjoying daylight mean that a longer route with plenty of stops along the way can be thoroughly enjoyed. There are varieties of things to do while on board, accommodation is more than convenient and opportunity to meet people and make new friends is one of the many advantages of cruising. Visiting and exploring different destinations on just one trip is nothing short of awesome.  Aside from the various stopovers in different places, the excitement is the on-board facilities. Click here more


The noisy and heavily populated Lagos, Nigeria‘s former capital and largest city, attracts visitors who like to live on the edge. Lagos has its share of crime, yet visitors still come to the bustling city because of its vibrant nightlife, shopping and nearby beaches. Lagos is home to almost a dozen beaches that offer visitors the chance to soak up the sun and surf along West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea.

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Getting There

Because Lagos is not a primary choice of travelers leaving from the United States, you will find few direct flights from the U.S. to Lagos. Delta Airlines ( has offered daily service to Lagos from Atlanta since 2007. Expect to connect in London, Paris or Amsterdam if you fly with a European air carrier. You may also find connecting flights from major cities in South Africa and Nairobi, Kenya. Once you arrive in Lagos, you will find that minibuses and bush taxis are plentiful and an inexpensive way to travel to the area’s beaches from your hotel.

Beach Features

The beaches near Lagos all share many of the same features. You will find powdery white sand, swaying palm trees and an overabundance of large waves. Additionally, the beaches remain relatively quiet throughout the year, except on public holidays when many locals head out to enjoy the sun and water. The beaches closest to the city – especially Bar Beach, which is located within the city – may include some interesting characters such as prostitutes and drug dealers. The farther you go from the city, the more secluded the beaches. Lekki Beach, once a favorite tourist spot found a few miles from Lagos, has struggled with continued erosion because of strong tides and the harvesting of sand for construction.

Best Beaches

Two of the most popular beaches near Lagos are Tarkwa Beach and Eleko Beach. Tarkwa Beach is only a few miles from the city and remains relatively secluded. Although Tarkwa Beach is quiet, it offers visitors a wide selection of shops for food and local handicrafts. The man-made beach is sheltered by a harbor, so there is no undertow, making the water safe for swimming. Lighthouse Beach, another secluded beach near Tarkwa, is famous for its namesake lighthouse, which guards Lagos Harbor. Eleko Beach, a 45-minute taxi ride from downtown Lagos, remains a favorite of the locals. The relatively clean stretch of sand is home to a market where you can purchase local art. Bars and restaurants that cater to tourists are plentiful.


Traveling to Nigeria is best left to the experienced world traveler. A travel warning issued by the U.S. Department of State in April 2011 warns U.S. citizens of the risks of traveling to Nigeria. Political and ethnic conflict within Nigeria has resulted in the kidnappings of more than 140 foreign nationals, some of whom were killed. In parts of Lagos, violence can be rampant, especially during the night. Muggings, carjackings, rapes and kidnappings do occur, so visitors must always be aware of their surroundings during their visit and take great care to stay in the safest areas of the city.

THAILAND..........a sojourn to paradise

Situated on the eastern banks of the Pearl River Delta is Hong Kong, a modern city built on ancient civilization with intersection of cultures. The country is culturally Chinese, but with a heavy Western influence which distinguishes it from mainland china. Known as Asia’s World

City, Hong Kong is a number of things to different people ranging from being a gourmet paradise and shopping paradise to being an adventurers’ paradise or heaven of delicacies. Generally speaking, there are three parts to Hong Kong. Closest to the Chinese border and comprising most of the peninsula are the New Territories, which is the rural part of the country.

At the tip of the peninsula is Kowloon, which is the urban heart of the country with the popular Nathan Road and the Temple Street Market. Past the southern tip of Kowloon is Hong Kong Island, along with the outer islands in the periphery. Hong Kong Island has most of the commercial and business activity. This island is the most modern part of Hong Kong where visitors can find the best nightlife, shopping, entertainment, and dining that the territory has to offer, with a more-relaxed atmosphere and several beautiful beaches. Discover life in the popular Hong Kong Island by strolling through the busy streets and marvel at the skyscraper buildings with golden lights. Relish yourself in the country’s fusion of east and west to create a unique and unforgettable world of its own.

A skyscraping building popularly known as ‘Victoria’s Peak’ is one of the high light of the Hong Kong attraction. Enjoy the fantastic view of Hong Kong from the lookout on Victoria Peak which encompasses Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and Victoria Harbor giving an excellent view of the day and night. By day, you can have a view of the island stretching across sparkling skyscrapers and Victoria Harbor all the way to the green hills of the Kowloon. In early evening, the city dramatically melts into pink and orange shade of roof tops before reappearing with dazzling galaxy of light, shimmering beneath you. And if you listen carefully enough, you can hear Asia’s world city humming below.

A visit to Victoria habor unfolds the original occupation of the natives of hong kong as fishermen. The harbor is a major tourist attraction of Hong Kong. A myriad of lights twinkles at night from the skyscrapers on Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Peninsula, making Hong Kong, Hakodate in Japan and Naples in Italy, included in the “three best night scenes of the world”. The Hong Kong Shopping Festival is one festival that shouldn’t be missed. It is one of the most important holidays in hong kong done in august and September. The festival is one of the best shopping festivals in the world and shopping fan is guarantee to have a different shopping experience at the night markets where items are sold at a very low rate. The festival showcases commodities from all over the world without tariff and usually accompanied by seasonal sales. Both shoppers and vendors come here from all over the world to enjoy the benefits of the festival.

This long known Shopping Paradises meets every taste and budget. Set among beautiful natural surroundings, Hong Kong has all the benefits of a thriving and vibrant commercial center. It is an open city with a wonderful natural harbor and a meeting place for various cultures that blend harmoniously with Chinese traditions and exotic influences. With Lip smacking cuisines, magnificent sight-seeing resources and endless shopping, put together to ensure a whale of a time for the holidaymaker, Hong Kong is just the ideal place to spend your holiday..


Morocco is in northwestern Africa lying against the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and bordering Algeria and Western Sahara, and is mostly mountainous with intervening plateaus valleys and some coastal plains. The Berbers have dominated Moroccan history for thousands of years, and a strengthening economy is helping to engaging the nation to freer trade with the EU and other partners while boosting education and living standards.
Capital: Rabat
Time Zone: UTC
Population: 34,343,220
Languages: Arabic, French, Berber Dialects
Power: 127/220V, 50 Hz
Currency: Moroccan Dirham – Currently 1 MAD = 0.1159 USD $
Climate: Morocco has a Mediterranean climate that becomes more extreme in the interior, and has a cooler and wetter winter from November to March and a hotter and drier summer from June to late August. – Currently 64º, Mostly Cloudy weather4icon.gif

Morocco is an Arabic country placed in the North part of Africa. It has a rich and interesting cultural and historical inheritance. There are a lot of attractive places to see in Morocco and it is considered an exciting and impressive tourist destination in the African countries. A journey to Morocco, during the Easter holiday, is also a great choice in order to discover some amazing and overwhelming venues. Despite the fact that the majority of the Morocco’s population is Islamic, there is about 1% of the country’s population who is Christian. So, you won’t have the possibility to experience a holiday atmosphere in Morocco’s cities, during your journey there.

One of the best destinations in Morocco during the Easter holiday is Marrakech city, which is located in the South part of Morocco. The city is divided in the old part, The Medina and the modern area, The Gueliz. Marrakech is a really interesting destination selected for spending the Easter holiday. You have to be aware about the fact that it will be a usual day passing in Marrakech while Easter day. One of the advantages of your trip to Marrakech at Easter holiday is the pleasant weather there.

Marrakech city is known as The Red City, representing one of the ancient imperial cities in Morocco. The city’s architecture is fabulous. You will enjoy a pleasant walk through the narrow streets, surrounded by ancient stone constructions. The colored and impressive shops will attract you with their enormous variety of the incredible embroidery, colorful dresses and mufflers. This unusual shopping experience will be unforgettable, because of its original and distinctive elements. The medieval square, The Djemaa el-Fna Square, in Marrakech is considered the major venue in the city, where you will notice the people’s cultural and the local traditional manners and customs. The square is also hosting acrobat shows, story tellers, musical entertainers and local people who are selling traditional souvenirs and gifts.

Marrakech city is appreciated as a spectacular tourist destination, which is surprising with its unique culture, habits and architecture. The city’s pleasant climate is really relaxing and it provides the perfect opportunities to explore the incredible Marrakech’s surroundings. The city is providing many venues and tourist attractions, as wonderful gardens, hospitable shops, monumental buildings and palaces, ancient art galleries and exhibitions. The famous local bazaars represent the perfect attraction for tourists in order to discover the exotic local products and food, magnificent jewelries and the amazing stuff clothing. The most representative cultural institution in Marrakech city is The Marrakech Museum, which offers enormous exhibitions and collections of the traditional art works, historical sculptures, medieval paintings and some of the most valuable art masterpieces that preserve the city’s culture and history.

This fabulous day spent in Marrakech city can be completed with a magnificent evening at the city’s square, where you will enjoy incredible dance shows, story tellers, with surprising stories, benevolent riddles. Afterwards, you can enjoy the spectacular cafes and local restaurants, with traditional local dishes. The Marrakech’s city cuisine is really impressive and distinctive, with its various spices and original products. The accommodation services aren’t a difficulty in Marrakech, because of the variety of local hotels and guest houses provided to the tourists. Because it has plenty of fantastic places to visit and facts to discover, Marrakech city is an extraordinary destination for a really unusual Easter holiday.