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Fireworks

Fireworks

Today is December 28th… German stores are now allowed to sell fireworks. By law the stores are not to sell them any earlier than 3 working days before New Year and only until the 31st of Dec… There are a few rules and regulations you should know about before...
Nutcrackers

Nutcrackers

Christmas would not be Christmas in Germany without the colorful bearded soldiers made of wood. Nutcrackers are a global phenomenon, with exports reaching places like Japan and Australia. Nutcrackers in the form of wooden carvings of a soldier or other profession have...
Christmas Pyramids

Christmas Pyramids

The Christmas pyramid is a unique, hand crafted item found in Germany that is not part of the mainstream of Christmas tradition in the United States. The pyramid is a kind of tiered carousel with Christian motives made of wood. The motives can include examples of...