Food is an important part of the polish culture – and Christmas Eves are a lot about eating. The dinner starts in most families after the first star appears in the sky. It symbolizes the birth of Jesus and therefore a lot… Read more ›
Kissing under the mistletoe is what you do around Christmas time, right? Well, we have a mistletoe hanging in the entrance of the house all year around. I mean – one should use all opportunities for kissing. I investigated where… Read more ›
If you ask me, Santa lives on the Northpole. If you ask a Finn, he or she would say he lives of course in Rovaniemi. A small city in finish Lapland right at the arctic circle. I have been there –… Read more ›
13 Santa Clauses sounds a lot to me. Tinna from Icland will tell you today what it is all about. Tinna has moved from Iceland to do something different in her life and to study structural architecture in Copenhagen. She… Read more ›
You might think Japanese people eat Sushi or Chicken Teriyaki for Christmas Eve. Nope – since Christmas is not a traditional holiday in Japan, everything is a bit different. Most Japanese families have KFC for Christmas dinner. Inspired to do… Read more ›
Mid November every year a boat “from Spain” arrives in a big public event in the Netherlands. It brings Sinterklaas and his little helpers – called pieten – who bring present to the kids and punish them, if they haven’t behaved well. The… Read more ›
is YOUUUUUUUUUUU! Today the advent calendar includes a little christmas song …. Who doesn’t love this one from Mariah Carey – once per year – at least…..