This is not a make-believe- you see Christmas with pyro-technique powered blasting Santas, reindeer in 3d figures in roller coasters off to the Northpole or Drones with fluid formations that shine brightly on a night mission. How about a plunge in the ocean with temps below zero or a bird meal stashed within another animal, fermented, lard added and fixed for days before Christmas day? Are they for real? Find out more.
A thought on the XYZ Gen
You exist with an up- to – date technology on hand.Your brush with the XYZ generation with the millennials squeezed between the Y and the Z will stake a challenge. From the “bridged world”, today’s option for the best Christmas to experience is not unusual. Despite the influx of data presenting a muddle of alternatives, you can still find Christmas cultures that are uncommon but not without you putting through a wringers’ chore.
The test of a unique Christmas
Turkey is to Thanksgiving and Santa Clause is to Christmas. That, the world knows for over a million years. With you in the immediate inter -connected world, much is expected. To make a unique Christmas encounter, travel becomes a part of it. Noted is how travel, in no time like now is no longer thought of as a luxury but a must. To unwind, or to get that vicarious experience to earn promotion points at work, are not a remiss in the analogy.
Your extraordinary, non-traditional Christmas
1.The Öresund Bridge is one of Sweden’s most notable bridges that connects tourists to Denmark.Despite Sweden’s mulling to close the bridge for fear of refugees crisscrossing after the Paris bombing, Denmark is steadfast with visitors like you who want to spend an exceptional Danish Christmas.
- You are helped with rice pudding that contains a shelled almond. Whoever gets the almond among your co-diners during the table feast gets a present.
- To honor Saint Lucia, you will see young girls join a celebration where white dresses are worn with candles as headdresses. The hands are freed from the candles. Those bare hands needed to deliver the presents!
- Don’t you get started when they believe that all furry animals can talk. The belief is so strong that they are granted treats during Christmas. Not to “speak ill” of them is expected in return.
2.In Sunny Spain, the order of business is at night all year round. The cities split-shift into a ghost-town during Xmas. Most people forgo them in favor of the outskirts where families live. City dwellers have taken off city residences to spend weekends and the holidays, Christmas included. Spain sees the city as a spot to work not to relax.
- You will discover children going to sleep on Christmas eve leaving big, black glossy shoes intended to house their gifts.
- A donkey is spared a dessert for his part in the gift dèlivery.
- On Xmas day, people follow a procession along major streets where each junction has a huge Nativity Scene called Belen. Children playing games on designated city carnival-like structures follow.
3.The City of Lights, Paris- Christmas is not Christmas with the absence of wine.While goose is the favored holiday food ( they deem it was the goose’s squawking that accompanied the Wise Men on their way to the manger when Jesus was born), the Parisian table is a gastronomic spread:
- You will have turkey served with Burgundy
- Indulge in the decadence of a buckwheat cake partnered with sour cream.
- Munch on roasted chestnuts that dominate the table. They are plated mostly with wine, some with milk.
4. Zurich ( famed for Swiss Cheese and watches) has the most number of immediate cities distinguished for their oldest Christmas markets and stalls that number in the hundreds. The place draws the most foreign shoppers yearly.
- You will marvel at Giant Xmas Trees that adorn the shopping areas. Most are never taken down and were crafted by the best craftsmen of the trade,
- To add you will have a collection of artisan products, wines that are number one sellers.
- The markets and street stalls shoppers can enjoy via big interconnected train terminals.
- Christmas shopping is not time-cataloged as you can shop any time of the day on your way home from work via the trains
5. Winnipeg (Canada’s Gateway to the West) is house to the most impressive number of nativity scenes during Christmas.
- You will be in the revelry as it hosts the BETHLEHEM LIVE.
- A group of goats, chickens, sheep, dogs, cats ducks, a horse, and Molly, the praying donkey that completes the nativity scene, makes you think twice.
- The star of all the animals, the donkey sits at the right side of a baby who represents the infant Jesus. will make you feel solemn.
This Christmas, no matter where you are, do embrace the oddities that the celebration offers. Keep warm, the air bites, it’s nippy.