Where Would You Send Someone You Love For Christmas?
If you had unlimited funds, what would be your Hannukah or Christmas present for someone you thought really deserved one? For instance, our genial host and the owner of MetaFilter, Matt Haughey
. A lot of us
are presently engaged
in clubbing in to offer him a short visit to Iceland
. y6y6y6 has even set up a website
to solicit funds and suggestions, following enormous interest
on MetaTalk. Well-known weblogs like boing boing
are chipping in too. isn't it time we showed our appreciation? (Matt, please don't read or delete this!
Wherever and whoever's celebrating, no matter what your religious beliefs are, Xmas (in the Christian-dominated world at least) means over-indulgence and conspicuous consumption. The standard fare and behaviour, however, vary wildly. Here's a standard Christmas menu
for Portugal and a glimpse into one of Barcelona's less savoury traditions
to start the ball rolling. Just how different are MeFi Xmas experiences? Hey, do they have anything in common at all?