Across the world, Christmas is celebrated in a multitude of rich and cherished traditions. Their origins are wonderfully varied, emerging out of cultures and beliefs throughout history. This illustrated timeline, brought to you by Balsam Hill, captures the flow of some of the most popular Christmas traditions and figures and traces their simple lineage from […]

Christmas 2010: Rockefeller Center switches on its towering holiday gift to New York: a 74-foot spruce draped with 30,000 lights and 5 miles of wire. But New York’s tree is not actually the biggest or the brightest on the block. If you’re looking for the tallest tree in America, visit Phoenix. Looking for the heaviest? Hitch […]

Hello Readers: After traveling for a few weeks from Arizona to New York, then New York to Paris and back, and then New York back to Arizona, I am bushed! I decided to have some fun for the next week and have seven days of Christmas infographics. My first one is in honor of one […]