Spending Christmas in Norway: Julaften

You look at you adventskalender and oh my! It’s the day before Christmas! Just like anywhere in the world, Norwegians also prepare a feast on the night before Christmas, inviting friends and family to come over, share good food and drinks, and exchange gifts. In the Philippines, we refer to this time as Noche Buena, and … More Spending Christmas in Norway: Julaften

Spending Christmas in Norway: The Decorations

Damn. This is one sad, sad Christmas, if not for my Norwegian host family treating me to a beautiful celebration of Christmas! Yes, it’s my first Jul (Christmas) in Norway, and I was very excited to see how different it’s going to be. First on this series of entries is The Decorations. How do the Norwegians decorate … More Spending Christmas in Norway: The Decorations