Holidays & Events

The A-Z of Global Halloween Traditions

Halloween is one of the most-loved occasions around the world, and each country seems to have their own way of celebrating it. If you're planning to travel somewhere different this year, here's an A-Z on Halloween traditions all across the globe, from America to Zimbabwe!

Levi Strauss Day | 26th February

Few people know about Levi Strauss Day, but it takes place every year on 26th February. Huge fans of Levi Strauss and his ever-popular jeans are likely to acknowledge the day. But why does this historical designer have a day all to himself?

10 Glowing Facts About Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph is as synonymous to the Christmas holidays as Santa himself but where did he come from? And has he actually been around as long as Mr Claus? No is the answer, here we’re going to look at 10 facts about Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer!

100 Festive Facts To Get You Ready For Christmas

There's so much joy & happiness around at this time of year and so many traditions we all abide by so avidly however nonsensical they may seem but why? And who created all the images, characters and foods we all love? Find out here with these 100 festive facts to get you ready for Christmas!

December | Special Days of the Year

December is the month of Christmas; let's get that out of the way now, because there are some other great days to observe in December. There are much fewer food days (since we already know you're eating), and a lot more days that let you act a little silly!

November | Special Days of the Year

November always starts on the same day of the week as March, and always ends on the same day of the week as August, November is the only month never mentioned in any of Shakespeare’s works. But what are some of the special days this month? Cake Day is my favorite.

The Evolution of Halloween in North America Infographic

Halloween hasn't always been about dressing as your favorite movie character, trick or treating, and amassing great hoards of candy. In fact, the concept of a “Halloween costume” is barely a century old. Check out this fun infographic about the evolution of Halloween in North America!

October | Special Days of the Year

October, the tenth month of the year & the month Christmas adverts will appear on your TV screen. I can tell you that October is both American Cheese Month and Toilet Tank Repair Month, so there's that. But what special days are there in the month of October?

September | Special Days of the Year

September is the ninth month of the year, and it is the only month to feature the same amount of letters in its name in English as the number of the month. September sure has some noteworthy facts surrounding it, as well as some excellent holidays in it. So without further delay, we'll jump right in!

30 Facts About The Olympics

Every 4 years nations across the world become riled up and suddenly develop a huge sense of patriotism, why? What causes this feeling? The Olympic Games. Here we’re going to look at 30 facts about this wonderful and downright mind-blowing experience!

August | Special Days of the Year

August was originally named Sextilis because it was the sixth month of (what was then) a ten month calendar. It was renamed in 8BC in honour of Augustus, the first Roman Emperor. Let's take a look at the weird & wonderful days in August!

July | Special Days of the Year

July is known as both Picnic Month and Ice Cream Month! Named after famed Roman Emperor Julius Caesar by decision of the Roman Senate in 44 BC. Check out these truly special days in July, from 'Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day' to 'Talk In an Elevator Day'!