Santa is the most well-known figure when it comes to the holiday season, but could you possibly imagine him without his red coat? In fact, his famous red outfit has become so commonplace in the world that nobody even stops to question where on earth it came from.
The holiday season is upon us and it's a full of cheer and good tidings. People tend to really live it up during the big holidays, especially during Christmas when they cut loose and splurge and often over indulge. Check out these 5 tips to stay healthy this Christmas!
The Great War of 1914-1918 saw bloodshed, heartache and devastation around the world. However, among the tragedy is the tale of the Christmas truce. This iconic moment of history tells the tale of soldiers on opposite sides coming together in a moment of peace during Christmas Day 1914.
The bright red Coca-Cola truck has become almost as iconic as Santa Claus himself over the years, and it's impossible to imagine Christmas without it. As soon as the shining lights make their first appearance, the festive season seems to have truly begun. Read these 18 festive facts here!
When the time comes to decorate your home for the holiday season, it simply wouldn't be complete without mistletoe. While holly, ivy and poinsettia can often be seen at this time of year, mistletoe has its own special place over the front door.
If you traveled to the North Pole, surely you'd find Santa, right? Well, it seems that not everybody is in agreement when it comes to the dwelling of the man in red. Many countries have different beliefs about Santa’s home, and with little proof available, it's tough to say where he really lives.
Christmas Evening (or Eve for short) traditionally starts at sunset a day before Christmas Day. It’s usually the day to prepare food, watch some Christmas movies & have a few drinks to relax before the big day. If you love this day, here are a few festive facts about Christmas Eve. Scientists calculated that for […]
Christmas dinner is one of the most anticipated meals in the U.K., we all look forward to it and we’re more than happy to help ourselves to a second helping of turkey or potatoes – but are we aware of how much food we actually eat at Christmas? We always get so excited at this […]
We’ve all pulled a Christmas cracker with the family over a Christmas dinner before, but where did this tradition come from? And what’s with the rubbish jokes? Find out the facts on Christmas crackers here! So let’s start basic. A Christmas cracker often contains a paper hat, a really bad joke and a small gift, […]
Tacky, ugly, horrendous, and cheesy. What do these words all describe? Christmas sweaters. 12th December is National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – a day to give back filled with fun, family and friends. Leave your uncomfortable suit and school uniform hanging in the closet and pull out that sweater from Grandma that’s been collecting dust. […]
The story of the nativity play has been retold so many times. Schools are constantly changing the story told to make it more unique. But here at The Fact Site we are going to relay the original version. So let’s dive right in.
Tis’ the season to be jolly, to celebrate and let your hair down… and what better way to do that than with some traditional, classic Christmas songs to really get you into the spirit of things? So pour the spiced wine and let’s take a look at the top ten Christmas songs.