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The Rowan Tree’s Valentine’s Day gift guide

Valentine’s Day is a widely celebrated day across the World. The history of the St. Valentine’s Day celebrations appears to have its roots in a pagan fertility festival known as Lupercalia. Valentine’s Day is often celebrated to express friendship as well as love. We have put together a selection of our products from our website […]

Top 10 places to go for Christmas 2019

Do you dream of going on a trip this Christmas? Well, we are here to help, showing you the best places to go this Christmas! From glittering cities to snowy mountains… ☃️🏔 Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen is Scandinavia’s most vibrant and affordable capital. It is very small and welcoming which makes it perfect for Christmas activities. The […]

How do other countries celebrate Christmas?

We’ve had a little look at how others celebrate this wonderful time of year! CanadaGerman settlers migrated to Canada from the United States in the 1700s. They brought with them many of the things associated with Christmas we cherish today—Advent calendars, gingerbread houses, cookies—and Christmas trees. When Queen Victoria’s German husband, Prince Albert, put up […]

History of Christmas Trees

Ever wondered where, when and how Christmas Trees began to appear during the festive season. Long before the advent of Christianity, plants and trees that remained green during the winter had a special meaning for people during the cold months. Ancient people even hung evergreen boughs over their doors and windows. In many countries, it […]