Funky Decorations: Holiday wishes, the travel writer’s way

Text by Estrella Azul. Photos Copyright © Matt Bell & Mark McDermott

HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS around the world vary, and we at Milliver’s Travels have an extensive collection of diverse Christmas stories from previous years.

This year we’re featuring Christmas Southwest style, with a cheery Christmas cactus tree from Chandler, Arizona and a classic Deer Horn Tree made of deer antlers from Junction, Texas.

Photo by Matt Bell, Chandler, Arizona

So here’s wishing Happy Holidays to our readers, the travel writer’s way!

Photo by Mark McDermott, Junction, TX



Christmas Deer Horn Tree


Estrella in the Greek Amphitheatre ruins, Taormina, Sicily

Estrella Azul is a young emerging writer, passionate about reading, floral art and photography, with an artistic personality and a soulful outlook on life. She is a Hungarian girl living and writing from Cluj-Napoca, Romania, the capital of historical region Transylvania. Estrella is our European correspondent, she currently serves as the photo editor here at Milliver’s Travels, and she dreams of embarking on a round-the-world trip. To read more of her creative writing, her thoughts and daily happenings, visit Life’s a stage – WebBlog©. Read more of her stories on Milliver’s Travels by visiting Estrella’s story index.



  1. Lynn Obermoeller says:

    What creative Christmas trees!

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