It’s Christmas day 2019 and for most families and in Nigeria, it is a tradition to get together with food and drink very plenty. This holiday also gives the chance to go somewhere and try something new.
Are you often stuck as to where to visit during a holiday season? Well, Nigeria is full of beautiful places like hotels, parks, tourist centers and even the beach.
Visit The Movies
What better time to enjoy the season that watching a movie with family and friends. And Cinemas in Nigeria are filled with interesting movies this season with one coming out on Christmas day! Stay tuned as we’ll bring you a list of movies showing in the cinemas this week.
Hold A Picnic
Organizing a picnic for your friends and family is another way to make the holiday a memorable one. Lekki conservation center in Lagos is a great place. The major highlight is the canopy walk, which is the longest in Africa! Millennium Park in Abuja is also another good spot as it has a narrow river running through its centre.
You can also do a Secret Santa exchange at this event. Pick names out of a hat, and stick with a manageable price limit and exchange gifts
Do an Act of Kindness
Christmas is not only a time that is filled with much celebration and activity, but also a time we most deeply feel the significance of family in our lives. Acts of kindness are some of the most fulfilling and most humane and human things you could ever do. Especially when it is done for those who are less privileged.
- Donate some food to an orphanage
- Visit and donate to the IDPs
The possibilities are endless. The best way to approach this is to look at your local community and see what it is they need the most.
Try New Cooking Recipes
Christmas is a time to decorate a Christmas tree, buy presents, wrap them, and eat plenty food. You can make it a memorable one by trying out new recipes, plenty of appetizers, show-stopping main dishes, Christmas desserts and feed your guests to stupor.
Visit New Places
The month of December into the new year is a jumble of holidays. The kids are out from school, companies closed for the year, many will be looking to visit new places. Where to go? Check out Olumo Rock in Abeokuta, Idanre Hills in Ondo, Obudu Cattle Ranch Resort in Calabar, Lekki Leisure Lake in Lagos, Tinapa resort in Calabar, Yankari Game Reserve in Bauchi and the list can go on and on.
Host A Karaoke Night & Sing Old Christmas Songs
With the amount of sugar that will be going down in form of drinks and all, what will you do with all that energy? Sing and dance! Karaoke is fun and going with people you grew up with can make it much more interesting. Find a location depending on if you want it private or public. You can sing popular songs like All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey or even more recent ones like Merry Christmas darling by Timi Dakolo.
All these options are fun and will give everyone a chance to get enjoy the season!