Follow live updates of Santa NORAD tracker here 47 brilliant family party games for Christmas and New Year’s Eve Learn how to make a great Christmas Eve box in no time at all The most wonderful time of year has arrived. During the holiday season, millions of children count down the days of December and go to sleep on Christmas Eve, eagerly awaiting the delivery of their gifts from the beloved Santa Claus. We’ve now followed Father Christmas’ epic 2018 journey delivering gifts across the globe using the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and Google’s Santa trackers. Santa’s journey across the globe – in numbers Santa and is trusty reindeer travel an estimated 510,000,000 km on Christmas Eve – approximately 1,800 miles per second. He must visit 390,000 homes per minute – or 6,424 per second. From sherry, mulled wine and beer, to mince pies, gingerbread men and fruit cake, Santa consumes a total of 71,764,000,000 calories. With plenty of driving involved throughout the night, let’s hope children choose to leave him non-alcoholic beverages. Santa’s travel route Father Christmas’ journey begins in the South Pacific, with his first stop to the Republic of Kiribati, a collection of 32 atolls in the Pacific Ocean. He next travels west, delivering presents to those in New Zealand and Australia,… Read full this story
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