Lighting up the world at Christmas


There are many amazing light displays illuminating the cities of the world this Christmas. And we celebrate the best the world has to offer in our festive infographic.  Did you know that the world's largest floating Christmas tree is in Rio de Janeiro? Or that in Australia they project gigantic Christmas images onto the front of St. Mary's Cathedral?

Most of us display lights inside and outside of our homes from early December. But have you ever wondered how many lights someone has managed to squeeze onto the outside of their house at Christmas? Or where the tradition of displaying lights during the festive season originated from? Would you believe that the first gathering of people to switch on Christmas lights was way back in 1896?! Who switched on the Christmas lights near you 116 years later? Find out with this new infographic from TravelSupermarket and discover the traditions of Christmas lights from all over the world.

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