Takeshi Okawara, the marketing genius who sold Japan on KFC for Christmas dinner, recently admitted that it was built on a lie. When KFC Japan was starting from scratch, the national broadcaster NHK asked if fried chicken was really the Western Christmas tradition. Okawara replied “Of course!” He told podcast “Household Name” : “I knew that the […]
In Iceland, you exchange books on Christmas Eve and spend the rest of the night reading. Preferably in bed. With chocolates. Later at Christmas parties, you’ll discuss the Christmas books, while newspapers will gossip about best and worst titles, best covers etc. This cosy tradition is known as “Jólabókaflóðið:” the annual Christmas Book Flood. The two […]
Stressing out over mailing deadlines for Christmas cards and presents ? In 1880, the Victorian postal service made its first ever plea to post early for Christmas. No later than the 24th of December, please! Christmas Day mail service was restricted to only one delivery. A very British problem, indeed. Would you pay to receive […]
Just outside of Adare, you will find 8,000 metres of Christmas. This wonderland is called Adare Creamery and it contains everything you could possibly want from Christmas. You can expect not only beautiful decorations and trees all lovingly created by the Adare family but also a warm welcome from a business that goes out of […]
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