Why should you get outdoors?
Numerous scientific studies found that nature improves our health and well-being in at least three ways:
- Physical activity increases when we get outdoors. Nature makes us move.
- Nature revives and helps us recover from stress. We find our concentration improves, and we can also reduce our pulse rate and blood pressure.
Iceland, the 3rd happiest country in the world, is a land of magic. Starting with the name Iceland, which may inspire you to conjure up images of ice and icy landscapes. You’ll have to trek to Greenland for the ice and icy wonders of your dreams. Vikings from Norway settled Iceland sometime in the 800s. Connecting the Icelandic horses in the country today is unique in the fact since they are direct descendants from their ancestral Vikings’ horses.
You and your children will have fun visiting some of the 160 countries that celebrate Christmas around the world. This is a fantastic cultural experience for your children since they’ll discover other countries’ different traditions and their various way of celebrating the holiday season. Grab your children and settle in to view this entertaining YouTube video sharing around the world Christmas celebrations.
Marco Polo Presents – Christmas Around the World
Are you thinking about a Christmas in Scandinavia? Here is a quick journey of the places to visit.
The long Nordic winters inspire locals to be masters of Christmas cheer. Share in their warmth and merriment where you can experience local Christmas traditions in Scandinavia. While the countries may share some seasonal customs, all Scandinavian countries have individual beliefs and their own unique ways of celebrating the holidays. Let’s take a look at three of the wonderful holiday countries.
It started in October 1843 when Charles Dickens wrote one of his most famous and best-loved books, A Christmas Carol.
Today many think of Dickens as the creator of our modern Christmas spirit.
Coca-Cola gave us the red-coated Santa and Prince Albert introduced the Christmas tree.