Advent Candle: A Scandinavian tradition

Advent Candle: A Scandinavian tradition

It’s December 1st, and across Scandinavia millions will today gather around their advent candle as they celebrate the arrival of their favorite season: Yuletide. The advent candle marks the countdown to Christmas from the 1st of December and until the 24th. Keep in...
Swedish Christmas dinner: An all day feast

Swedish Christmas dinner: An all day feast

If someone knows how to put on a feast, it’s the Swedes. On Christmas Eve you’ll find a minimum of 10 dishes on the table—in most families even more. The Swedes start eating pretty early, usually around lunchtime, and will spend all day feasting. The Swedish Christmas...