Category Archives: German Christmas Traditions

The Christmas Pickle – What is it?

Let’s talk about an “NOT-German” but somehow “It must be German” Christmas tradition, the story of the Christmas pickle. Today I heard the first time about it and I am as German as it can get. But my opinion might … Continue reading

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The Adventszeit in Germany

There are many German Christmas traditions. One of them are the 4 weeks before Christmas which is called the Adventszeit. Main attraction is the Adventskranz or Advent wreath. It is made out of fir and/or pine branches and is decorated … Continue reading

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