Celebrating Christmas in London, England started over one thousand years ago. Christmas celebration began when Christianity arrived on its shores. And as one of the two most holy festivals in the calendar – the other was Easter – Christmas in England was celebrated with solemnity and fasting and prayer, culminating finally in the celebration of…

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Last week’s blog   Volunteervacations  started an exploration  of the enriching benefits of a volunteer vacation.This week we’ll check out a suggestion for a special volunteer vacation in Iceland. Combine the experience of nature, live inside another culture, and help maintain the culture with your voluntary projects.       You just might find that Veraldarvinir –…

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Are you thinking about a Christmas in Scandinavia? Here are some  places to visit.   Would you like to experience local Christmas traditions in Scandinavia? While they may share some seasonal customs, all Scandinavian countries have individual beliefs and their own unique ways of celebrating the holidays. Three wonderful holiday countries Lapland, Finland Why Go:…

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