Why today was the last day of Christmas in Sweden
Sweden

Why today was the last day of Christmas in Sweden

On the 20th day of Christmas my true love gave to me… Wait, what? Yes Sweden's festive calendar is slightly different and Christmas lasts for another week. The Local's Paul O'Mahony explains why.

Reader question: How do I dispose of my Christmas tree in Zurich?
Switzerland

Reader question: How do I dispose of my Christmas tree in Zurich?

Why Spain loves the Three Kings more than Santa
Spain

Why Spain loves the Three Kings more than Santa

What you need to know about Spain’s festive Roscón de Reyes cake
Spain

What you need to know about Spain’s festive Roscón de Reyes cake

EXPLAINED: The rules around returning Christmas gifts in Switzerland
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: The rules around returning Christmas gifts in Switzerland

10 ways to celebrate this New Year’s Eve like a German
Germany

10 ways to celebrate this New Year’s Eve like a German

Ten resolutions to make the most of life in Spain in 2022
Spain

Ten resolutions to make the most of life in Spain in 2022

Five Spanish New Year traditions to bring luck for 2022
Spain

Five Spanish New Year traditions to bring luck for 2022

Why the Spanish see in the New Year by gobbling up 12 grapes
Spain

Why the Spanish see in the New Year by gobbling up 12 grapes

What are Norway’s Covid rules this New Year’s Eve?
Norway

What are Norway’s Covid rules this New Year’s Eve?

EXPLAINED: The rules and official advice for Christmas and New Year in Germany
Germany

EXPLAINED: The rules and official advice for Christmas and New Year in Germany

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