Tag Archives: Christmas

Get the Christmas Edition


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Here Comes Santa


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An Icelandic Christmas

Iceland celebrates the winter holiday season with some unique traditions, such as Jólabókaflóð, or the Christmas book flood , Christmas book exchanges, and the “Yule Lads”. The little video below, “Christmas is Coming”, will help you get into the Icelandic holiday … Continue reading

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Choose Love

As many of you enjoy the festive season and celebrate the story of the birth of the world’s most famous refugee child, please take a moment to consider the plight of millions of displaced children around the world. Iranian animator … Continue reading

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It’s The Thought That Counts

What’s a writer with limited financial resources to do when the holidays roll around and he wants to send gifts?  For Langston Hughes, during the holiday season of 1950, the answer was to share some of his wit in homemade … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Book Flood

Iceland is known around the globe for its spectacular natural wonders, ultra clean environment, dynamic music scene, and hot springs skinny-dipping, but most folks are unaware that it’s one of the most literate nations in the world.Each year, more than … Continue reading

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All Aboard The Holiday Train

Each year since 1998, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train has brightened up rail lines in Canada and the U.S. with a rolling light show. Along with holiday cheer, the neon-lit train also brings music and other live entertainment to stops … Continue reading

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Choose Your Yule Log

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Budapest Holiday

Budapest photographer and part-time bus driver Rizsavi Tamás has captured the dazzling beauty of Hungary’s capital city during the holidays in a new series of stunning photographs. You can see more of his terrific work on his Facebook page. all … Continue reading

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Christmas in ‘merica

Award-winning American photographer Jesse Rieser has captured the quintessential tacky wonderland of Christmas in the U.S. heartland. Nothing says Happy Birthday Jesus like a nativity scene complete with Santa Claus or a holiday parade float decorated with armed troops. all … Continue reading

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