Did you know that the first Christmas card was sent in the UK in 1843? That the most important holiday decoration in Peru is a nativity scene? Or, that candy canes were originally all white?
Whether it's hanging ornaments on the tree, frosting cookies, or making gingerbread villages everyone has a special holiday tradition around this time of year.
Check out this fun infographic showing you how different cultures around the world celebrate the holiday season with their family and friends.
Infographic originally appeared on and was used with the permission of gifts.com.