Christmas is here again, the time of the year we celebrate the birth of Christ and what I particularly love about it is how it brings the family together, people travel home and travel together. I love the spirit of Christmas, people get warmer and everyone seems happy, softens my heart.

People travel all over the world to celebrate Christmas, I will be in Nigeria this Christmas and I know that a lot of my readers will be looking for places to travel to so I’ve decided to curate a list of the best Christmas destinations in the world that I’ll love to travel to, hopefully this helps you.

And wherever your Christmas destination is, its important to book cheap airlines tickets on time, Arik air has great deals and specials

Rome, Italy

Rome is a beautiful place with a lot of ancient history, I love the depth and I’ve watched a lot of movies about Rome, it will be a dream come through to travel to Rome. December is also one of the coolest periods to be in Rome. The temperature is about 7-10oc.

Some things to do this Christmas in Rome

Visit the Colosseum, it is an elliptical amphitheatre in the center of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture.
Ice skating, go to concerts in churches and see some nativity scenes, also I advise you to just walk around and enjoy the beauty that is Rome.

Copenhagen, Denmark

copenhaugen, denmark

The city is small and welcoming, with a mix of beautiful old buildings and clean modern designs lits up during the Christmas period, there are beautiful open boats rides around the canals of Copenhagen the weather is also cold and crisp.
The old and beautiful amusement park Tivoli gardens is a great place to visit, there are museums to visit with the family. There are family friendly apartments, hostels and also designer and boutique hotels.


 beautiful pictures of finland

The north part of Finland called Korvatunturi or Lapland, north of Arctic Circle is where Finnish people believe Santa Claus stays.
If you love traditions and depth excites you, you will love Finland, the day after Christmas is called boxing day or Stephen’s day, a sweet tradition is to go horse riding and Christmas in Finland goes on for another 13 days.

Paris, France

Paris should be another word for romance, don’t you agree? This is the ideal place for a romantic Christmas experience and although a lot of people think they won’t have fun because it’s cold and dark, here is a list of things you can do to make it fun

Take a wintery whirl at an ice skating rink, visit Disneyland (This is a fun spot and a great place for the entire family), sea beautiful holiday lights and displays, enjoy the traditional Christmas market.


Table Mountain, Cape Town

 Table Mountain, Cape Town

If you’ll love to hike this Christmas period, the table mountain is a flat topped mountain  covered with a blanket of moody clouds or showing off against a crisp cloudless blue sky. It will excite you to know that it was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2011.

Tip – Never hike alone, go with friends or family,

which of this places will you love to visit? where are you spending your Christmas holidays? i’ll love to know

Love X Light


By Olotu Funke

Olotu Funke is a baddie keen on existing fully, documenting her journey with Skin Positivity, Mental Health, Personal Style, and the Life in between.

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