In this very special episode all about Winter holiday traditions, we compare our holiday traditions in the UK & USA to what we have learned about German traditions as well as what we do with our families now. We cover topics like ‘Black Friday’, the origin of the Christmas tree, and the Christmas Pickle, holiday food including dessert, and finally, what New Year’s Eve (Silvester) is like in Germany.
What are your Christmas Traditions?
When do you set up (and take down) your Christmas Tree?
How do you celebrate New Year’s Eve?
Have you ever seen ‘Dinner for One’? If so, what do you think of it?
If you haven’t, watch it here:
Here is an article outlining the background and cultural history of this cult classic that most Americans have never heard of. (Eger, Henrik. “Dinner for One: The greatest cult film you’ve never heard of” from Phindie.com (12.02.2018).
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