For centuries people have been trying to look into the future and to learn what the fortune has prepared for them. In Russia, people do it during Christmastide (in Russian it… [Continue Reading]
You are probably aware of the French tradition to sit at the table and eat for hours. The truth is, when it comes to Christmas, it gets even worse. You… [Continue Reading]
As you know, Poland is a very religious country. Accordingly, our Christmas differs from those celebrated in other places. But are you sure? Today I will tell you about a… [Continue Reading]
Are you feeling down after the end of the holidays? Are you sad that those beautiful and heart-warming days with your family and friends are over? Though you may not be aware of it, you are experiencing something quite common: the Post-Christmas Blues. At its core, it can be described as the difficulty to return to one’s usual routine after having spent an exciting and eventful time with loved ones. From the stressful shopping for presents, the brightness spread by the lights and decorations everywhere you went, to the anticipation and joy to finally see long missed loved ones again, the family gatherings, parties and get-togethers – the Christmas holidays are a source of much excitement for most of us. This makes going back to the dull-seeming everyday life all the harder. Anyone who lives far away from his hometown and family may experience these feelings even stronger, along with a sense of sudden loneliness.
Ho Ho Ho! It’s Friday!
And this is a very special one, because it’s the last Friday before Christmas! And thinking of that, we selected some very nice videos with Christmas songs – cute ones, fun ones but all of them are very very merry! So gather your family around the tree, check your stockings and open your presents while you listen to these ones!
Christmas is probably the most charming season of the year which has been celebrated for centuries. During this time, Czechs have been able to keep all kinds of traditions. As I was eagerly explaining some of them to my international friends, I realized how these traditions are actually so odd and even crazy. Here are the best ones I could think of:
As Christmas is approaching, bringing with it that typical freezing air and covering with snow almost every European country, people are beginning to be less interested in working, their minds gradually beginning to tune in “holiday mood”.