The 12 Days of Christmas: The story behind the holiday’s most annoying carol

The 12 Days of Christmas: The story behind the holiday’s most annoying carol

It might sound incredible considering that the “Christmas creep” now begins before Halloween, but the real Christmas season actually begins on Christmas Day itself. That’s right: December 25 marks the official start of the 12 Days of Christmas, the Christian tradition that shares its name…

I handled holiday orders at a grocery store. Trust me: The holidays are miserable.

I handled holiday orders at a grocery store. Trust me: The holidays are miserable.

If you’ve ever worked in retail, you already know what I’m about to tell you: Towards the end of October, a feeling of horror begins to develop that has nothing to do with Halloween. As the days get shorter and the wind cools down, coworkers…

Jet2 unveils Iceland winter programme with holidays and flight deals on sale

Jet2 unveils Iceland winter programme with holidays and flight deals on sale

Airline and tour operator Jet2.com and Jet2CityBreaks have announced a new schedule of scheduled services and once-in-a-lifetime trips to Iceland. The program is for winter 21/22 with a a choice of scheduled services from Manchester and Birmingham airports, as well as 37 three or four…

Grant Shapps gives update on holidays in France and Spain

Grant Shapps gives update on holidays in France and Spain

Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has given an update on holidays in France and Spain – and it isn’t good news for Brits. Mr Shapps was speaking the morning after Croatia and other destinations were added to the list of places people will…

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