Your Guide to Christmas Traditions Around The World

by Lindsay Shapka in , , ,


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. 

Christmas Traditions Around The World

Infographic originally appeared on and was used with the permission of gifts.com. Sources: Why Christmas | GPB Media | Green Global Travel | The German Way & More | Lost in Stockholm | Delallo | Rio Times Online | Mental Floss | Nature Travels | Russian Life | How Stuff Works

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