Believe it or not, the custom of decorating Christmas trees is close to four centuries old. The tree was initially hung from the ceiling upside down, then later placed into a stand shaped like a cross with the tip to the top and trimmed with available decorations made from such materials as wood, paper, corn, straw, dough... The ornaments hanging from the tree have clearly changed since those days, and so has the diversity of the auxiliary decoration. Get inspired.
Great anticipation at one end and at the other end, a crash under the pressure of things-to-do-before Christmas. For many, that is the traditional summary of the last month of the year. What you can do about it is make a To-Do-List with a realistic approach and exclude everything that is not really necessary. After all, Christmas is about joy, isn´t it? Get inspired.
What would be the night temperature in your home? Between 17 - 19 ° C is considered suitable for a good night‘s sleep. Only two degrees below that – at 15 ° C – the temperature gets very uncomfortable for most people, the usual result being a cold nose and eventually a headache from the cold. Now, reducing that by another 20 ° C will take you to night temperatures in one of the most unusual hospitality concepts you can imagine. And there some incredible websites to visit to learn more about it. Discover ice hotels this winter, and hurry up since the season last only four months each year.
Time is moving fast. We are almost in December, and this Sunday will be the first day of Advent. To mark this occasion we have prepared a complete guide to making an Advent wreath so you can light the first candle on time. Suitable for beginners.
Prague is magical in any season; but in winter, with so many lights and decorations on display for Christmas, the city is that much more enchanting. Here we present a list of possibilities for pleasant outings during the Christmas season.
Since the beginning of the time, treasures have been a very exciting topic, necessarily associated with a great dose of mystery. Even more is this true for treasures that, at many different times and under many different circumstances, have outright disappeared. Speculation about them is always accompanied by questions or doubts. What are the missing treasures of today? Read on.
Although the astronomical winter has not officially started yet, the temperature outside definitely affirms the arrival of cold weather. For those who like maintaining a lively scene outside the window in the winter, we have an idea - get a bird feeder. Here are some options, including a tip and a guide for an individual do-it-yourself project.
Uganda, Luganda, Buganda – a rhyming trio which describes the capital region of Uganda. Kampala – Uganda‘s capital city – grew from the Buganda Kingdom, today a subnational region surrounding the capital. The area is definitely worth visiting. Luganda, on the other hand is one of the major languages spoken among the people who live in the south of Uganda in the territories nearest to the capital city. Having travelled across the entire country, we end our Uganda Tour in Kampala, where we began.
All roads lead to Rome, they say. Whether that is the truth is a matter for each and every one of us to consider. What is certainly the truth is that there are genuinely iconic roads in this world, and not just the universally known Route 66. Which are they? Check them out in today´s photogallery.
Cairo - the city that never sleeps. Sitting on the banks of the Nile River, Cairo is a witness to Egypt‘s ancient history and conveys a never-ending energy. In case you have a brief stopover in Cairo, here is a guide to what you shouldn´t miss.