Travel is a great way to see different customs, explore unique cultures, and see how different people live – and celebrate! These holidays are among the most popular around the world. Click ‘Next’ to learn more about some of the most celebrated days on Earth.


Christmas is a widely-observed cultural holiday, generally celebrated on December 25 by billions of people around the world. The holiday is an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ, with a mix of celebratory customs in various countries. Popular modern customs of Christmas include gift giving, themed music, exchange of Christmas cards, church celebrations, special meals and decorations. There are also closely related figures such as Santa Claus, Father Christmas, St. Nicholas and Christkind. The holiday is a key sales period for retailers and businesses.