It’s Boxing Day!

While the exact origins of Boxing Day aren’t completely known, one of the more well-known traditions of this holiday started several hundred years ago in England. At this time, Boxing Day — the day after Christmas — was when the wealthy landowners would bring gifts of food or other necessities to the homes of people who worked for them. Many countries have continued this tradition of being generous to those who are in need at this time of year, but Boxing Day around the world has also changed to include other festivities and events. Continue reading

Feasts Around the World

In the United States, we celebrated Thanksgiving a few weeks ago, a day that revolves around giving thanks and feasting on foods like turkey, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie. But it’s not the only holiday that requires an appetite! Take a trip with Little Passports and teach your kids about these food-filled holidays from around the world and see how other countries use food to celebrate. Continue reading