The Best of Christmas in Atlanta: 40+ Can’t-Miss Holiday Events

The Best of Christmas in Atlanta: 40+ Can’t-Miss Holiday Events originally appeared on Green Global Travel. Everyone knows that we’re passionate about ecotourism and nature conservation. But unless you’re a long-time reader, you might not know that our family is equally wild about spending Christmas in Atlanta, our hometown. …

Christmas in Atlanta: 40+ Can’t-Miss Holiday Events

Christmas in Atlanta: 40+ Can’t-Miss Holiday Events originally appeared on Green Global Travel. Everyone knows that we’re passionate about ecotourism and nature conservation. But unless you’re a long-time reader, you might not know that our family is equally wild about spending Christmas in Atlanta, our hometown. From mid-November right up through Christmas Eve, we make a point of attending as many different Atlanta Christmas events as we possibly can. We won’t even travel in the weeks before the holidays, just to make sure we have ample quality time to celebrate…

60 Christmas Traditions Around the World

60 Christmas Traditions Around the World originally appeared on Green Global Travel. It’s no secret among friends and family that we’re nuts for Christmas traditions, decorating our house from wall to wall and immersing ourselves in local holiday celebrations. In fact, it’s the one time of year that we simply refuse to travel. But even we didn’t know much about the various Christmas traditions around the world until we …

NYC Christmas: A Free Walking Tour

NYC Christmas: A Free Walking Tour originally appeared on Green Global Travel.NYC ChristmasA Free Walking Tour Anyone who reads Green Global Travel knows we’re passionate about ecotourism and wildlife conservation. But it’s less well known that we’re equally passionate about Christmas. So when an opportunity came along to visit Mary’s dad in New Jersey for Thanksgiving, we decided to make a quick visit to Manhattan to experience the legendary NYC Christmas attractions for ourselves. We were in the city for exactly 24 hours, ending with a lifelong dream of seeing the Macy’s…

Best Gifts for Travelers: Christmas 2016

Best Gifts for Travelers: Christmas 2016 originally appeared on Green Global Travel.Best Gifts for TravelersChristmas 2016 This is our third year of rounding up our picks for the Best Gifts for Travelers. And every year, our product selections keeps getting bigger and better. This year’s guide is our most epic yet, with over 60 gift ideas for every type of traveler on your Christmas list. To make it easier to navigate, you can jump to your section of interest using the handy links below: • Best Gifts for Active Travelers• Best Gifts…

Best Travel Gifts for 2016

Does it seem like Christmas is coming even earlier this year? Well you’re probably not alone in trying to come up with gift inspiration! But here’s some ideas for the best travel gifts to give this year. If you’re looking for Christmas gifts for friends and family who love to travel, I’ve compiled the perfect list for you. All the items listed here have been tested and used by myself or my …

7 magical Christmas experiences in London

Christmas in London is a magical affair. As soon as the lights twinkle to life above Oxford Street, the mulled wine begins flowing and the carols start chiming. That’s when the festive season has officially begun. But it can be easy to miss it all by getting carried away with Christmas shopping, office parties

5 Festive Christmas Things to Do in San Diego

San Diego may not be the place for a white Christmas, but for travelers who want to get away from cold winter weather, there are plenty of Christmas things to do in San Diego which you can enjoy with not much more than a light sweater. Here are five of our favorite Christmas things to…

Planning ahead for Christmas

There’s lots of different ways to travel. Some people work best when they are spontaneous – keeping their eye out for some good weather and some last minute deals, throwing a few essentials into a carry-on bag and jumping on to the next available flight. My approach requires a bit more planning. I like to know where I’ll be and what I’ll be doing at least six months in advance. That’s why Christmas is quite a big deal. Whatever time of year it is, I always like to think about how the Christmas celebrations will…

Do Atheists Celebrate Christmas?

Procrastinating on Twitter the other day, I saw a thread about the “most irritating questions atheists are asked”, courtesy, of course, of Richard Dawkins, whose writing solidified my son’s absence of belief into actual, active atheism. Now, according to my spawn, who is a bona fide, card-carrying atheist, I’m not actually an atheist, but an agnostic, because I don’t entirely …

3G Christmas on Little Corn Island

Greetings, I’m back home on the Corn Islands off the coast of Nicaragua in the beautiful Caribbean Sea; oh how it feels good to be home! I’m on a 3G connection on Little Corn Island and I still can’t believe it; feels like only yesterday it was nothing but edge… That said, there is …

‘Tis the Season: 8 Surprising Destinations for Holiday Cheer

Postcard holiday scenes often involve beautiful blankets of white snow, evoking images of cozy northern towns and ski resort havens. But who would have thought that regions like California’s Newport Beach, or the southern town of Woodstock in Virginia, are teeming with holiday cheer this time of the year, too? Here, a few surprising destinations for getting into the holiday spirit. McAdenville, North Carolina The tiny…