Enjoy a taste of winter magic in Brussels. Go ice skating and sledging at the Christmas Market and stay in comfort at the Hilton Brussels!
This week: Christmas crackers – the fun-packed festive treats, their history, and why they’re oddly difficult to get hold of overseas.
A young girl wearing a brightly coloured mask gazes into the camera.
Santa on a straw reindeer!
I love Christmas, always have done. I’m not a practising Christian (don’t hold that against me) but I just love the build up, the colours –…
“‘Chestnuts roasting on an open fire’…it’s not!! In fact anyone caught doing anything with an open fire between the months of December and April is likely to incur a huge fine in Australia, as it’s ‘bushfire season’! The Country Fire Service personnel would not be best pleased to be summoned from their Christmas Day lunches for a bush fire that’s now spread over 15 hectares or more!” Mojan in South Australia gives another view of the Aussie Christmas.