Christmas in Scandinavia

Reasons Jul Love This Twinkly Season

From traditional eats to twinkly streets, Scandinavians know the secret to surviving the dark nights of December is to embrace the season of Christmas. The Danes kick things off the first Friday in November – J-Dag – cheers the ceremonial delivery of the Christmas beer. In Sweden, candles in fir crowns encircle their heads as they celebrate sweet St Lucia. In Copenhagen, the Lucia parade paddles by in kayaks.

There will be music and singing and jingly bell ringing. Tis the season for Christmas Markets and boozy festive lunches with a specific menu of dishes. Don’t mess with a Danish julefrokost. Or Christmas dinner. It’s delicious. So pick a post below and unwrap some secrets of a Danish or Swedish Christmas. From risengrød to flæskesteg, raise a glass of gløgg to all the flavors of a Scandinavian season. Sharing ways you can make the most of it, while here. Glædelig Jul. Merry Christmas.

Where to Celebrate an Old School Danish Jul
Where to Celebrate an Old School Danish Jul
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10 Ways to Make the Most of Christmas in Copenhagen
10 Ways to Make the Most of Christmas in Copenhagen
Jul Love Christmas in the Danish Capital When living in ...
Don't Mess With Danish Christmas Dinner
Don’t Mess With Danish Christmas Dinner
Danish Cookbook Author Trine Hahnemann Cooks Christmas When in Denmark, ...
Tune In These Alternative Christmas Songs From Scandinavia
Tune In These Alternative Christmas Songs From Scandinavia
5th annual festive playlist of seasonal songs from Denmark, Sweden ...
A Very Danish, Swedish & Norwegian Alternative Christmas Playlist
A Very Danish, Swedish & Norwegian Alternative Christmas Playlist
'Tis the Season for New to-you Holiday Tunes. Sharing a ...
Best Little Christmas Markets in Copenhagen
Best Little Christmas Markets in Copenhagen
Put Some Danish Design & Art Under the Tree This ...
Another Alternative Christmas Playlist From Scandinavia
Another Alternative Christmas Playlist From Scandinavia
New Holiday Music to Tune-up Your Christmas Hygge. Holiday songs ...
Sample Some Scandi Ear Candy for Your Holiday Hygge
Sample Some Scandi Ear Candy for Your Holiday Hygge
A Scandinavian Alternative Christmas Playlist  Holiday music from Denmark, Norway and ...
Savor Some Christmas Traditions From Sweden This Season
Savor Some Christmas Traditions From Sweden This Season
From Lussebullar to Lucia |  Celebrate an Authentic Swedish Christmas ...
Denmark is Growing a Sustainable Christmas Season | Reasons to Choose an Organic Tree
Denmark is Growing a Sustainable Christmas Season | Reasons to Choose an Organic Tree
So many reasons to keep the season sustainable. In Denmark, ...
All about Danish Christmas porridge | Risengrød | Where to Try it in Copenhagen by Oregon Girl Around the World
Where to try Risengrød | Get Danish Christmas Porridge at Grød
Try the classic Danish porridge this Christmas. It's not just ...
A Scandinavian Winter Playlist to Create Your Own Hygge
A Scandinavian Winter Playlist to Create Your Own Hygge
Some Scandi Tunes to Keep the Winter Blues at Bay ...
Tasting Danish Christmas Food - Bloggers Share Their Favorites
Tasting Danish Christmas Food – Bloggers Share Their Favorites
Julemad means Danish Christmas Food. Dive into delicious Danish Christmas ...
Where to Find Christmas in Denmark | Try a tree farm and julemarked via Oregon Girl Around the World
Finding Christmas in Denmark
When moving abroad - honoring your own family holiday traditions ...