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More Fun and Really Odd Holiday Facts:
As the holiday seasons approach, it’s time for today’s fun fact about weird and wacky celebrations around the world:
Arachnophobic? You may want to scratch a Ukrainian Christmas off your bucket list. An old, unusual tradition is to hide within the Christmas Tree an artificial spider plus web deemed to be good luck for the finder!
Fun Holiday Solo Travel Destination, Scotland, UK
Where else could you wake to bagpipes?! Not so much what you were hoping for.
Lots of shopping for authentic plaids that look a lot like pricey designer goods.
Although our 14th century listing for 4-star Scottish Airth Castle Hotel has increased for Christmas Eve at $196/night, for a UK Christmas, the price is much more affordable than London.
So do see this historic castle once the home of the family of Robert the Bruce and spend a night or two.
Fortunately, this Scottish castle hotel has been updated to even include a spa and indoor pool.
A visit to Edinburgh where you can stroll the Royal Mile and soak in more history is only a 30 minute drive.
I leave it to you to select your favorite Scottish cuisine.
For more fun facts and destinations for the holiday countdown, see these: