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Seeking St. Nicholas

In Europe, holiday traditions tend to be very different from what is known in North America. If you’re Orthodox, for example, your …

Celebrating Christmas

I spent Christmas this year celebrating with friends over a delicious home cooked meal. Everyone brought some food and we all sat …

Boldog Karácsonyt!

Merry Christmas! Boldog Karácsonyt! Wishing you all the happiest of holidays from Budapest! Christmas Market in Vienna, Austria

Christmas Shock

I can very clearly name the number of times that I’ve felt culture shock and a little bit uncomfortable or unnerved by …