This article is about my three different Christmas celebrations and experiences in the Philippines, Ireland and Germany.
What to the six aboriginal nations of the Iroquois Confederacy have in common with the Kwakiutl in the Pacific Northwest. Some interesting and beautiful Native North American traditions appear scattered across the continent.
Christmas Traditions in the Hawaiian Islands.
Iceland's 13 Christmas Lads predate Santa Claus by centuries and are part of Iceland's unique Christmas celebration.
Caroling is a part of the Filipino Christmas tradition. Once the Dawn Mass known as "Misa de Gallo" or "Simbang Gabi " starts, carolers will be on their feet singing Christmas carols from house to house.
All about the Philippines’ Christmas holiday & Pinoy Traditions in December; Enumerating the Filipino customs, practices, culture and traditions that make Christmas more fun in the Philippines.
Although Christmas is perceived to be a time of peace and happiness for families, stress, debt and alcohol levels can create an unhappy alliance. Over the holiday period cracks may appear in family relationships particularly for individuals not used to spending a lot of time together.
When spending Christmas Day alone, where do you go? McDonald's is open and the movies are nice, but a better, friendlier place might be the United Dairy Farmer's store in your neighborhood!
Pictures of Funchal Madeira at Christmas time. Pictures of the city centre: beautiful life size nativity scenes; life size snowmen and a towering Santa Claus. Includes pictures of winter flowers and winter log cabins selling traditional fare.
Christmas in Croatia is a month long event - but you would never know it by looking in the streets. The approach is low-key but meaningful. Under the surface lie centuries of tradition. The Christmas tree is usually decorated a few days before Christmas, and taken down after Three Kings (6...