Merry Christmas to one and all! Christmas is celebrated around the world, although it does not have the same meaning everywhere. The holiday has a distinctly serious and religious flair in many countries, but in others, it’s a lighter holiday without much connection to religion. Here’s a look at how Christmas is celebrated in five countries around the world:
In honor of my trip to Africa this week, this Feature On post highlights the traditional art of weaving cloth. For those of you who are new here or who just aren’t familiar with Life’s Journey Travel’s Feature On series, posts in this collection are part of a roughly monthly series that delves into art forms in a different region or country around the world. This edition is all about textile art in Africa, and specifically that Ghana and Nigeria.
Let’s get one thing out of the way: Día de los Muertos is not “Mexican Halloween.” With that addressed, let’s get into what this cherished Latin holiday really is about.
Author: Debra Harris
As founder of Life’s Journey Travel, I’m deeply passionate about creating custom travel experiences that allow my clients to truly savor the journey.