A friend of ours told us that, once, when he was little, he asked his grandmother how the Three Kings were able to bring toys on time to all the children in Spain. The old woman, who knew many of the old traditions, told the boy that the kings weren’t the only ones who gave out gifts on Christmas. In fact, there were many who helped them.
Even though they say that this time of year is for being with family, eating turron and marzipan, let’s be honest: what we really enjoy the most is receiving the gifts that Santa Claus or the Three Wise Men have left for us! Well….for us and every child in the world. But, keep in mind that all Christmas presents aren’t delivered in the same way throughout the world. We have found some traditions that you might find amusing.
The night of the monsters is almost here, and it is very probable that there is a costume party at school or high school you are attending to. Ok, then, so, what costume can you wear that is not the typical vampire cape, the classic white-sheet-ghost or the toilet paper mummy? We are going to give you some ideas of unusual Halloween party monsters to inspire you. Also, apart from telling you their story, we will let you know what elements can be used so that the costume is very affordable.
The following Wednesday, October 12 is a national holiday: as you well know, it is the commemoration of the day when Columbus discovered America, in 1492 (almost 520 years ago). Almost certainly, someone has told you that it was not Columbus, but the Vikings, who first reached America, but that is a separate issue and, given the fact that we have no proofs whatsoever of this, the official date of the discovery is still the one we celebrate. Continue reading…