Why today was the last day of Christmas in Sweden
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Why today was the last day of Christmas in Sweden

On the 20th day of Christmas my true love gave to me… Wait, what? Yes Sweden's festive calendar is slightly different and Christmas lasts for another week. The Local's Paul O'Mahony explains why.

How to make Swedish mulled wine: glögg

How to make Swedish mulled wine: glögg

12 things you only get if you’ve celebrated Christmas in Sweden
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12 things you only get if you’ve celebrated Christmas in Sweden

The forgotten history behind Sweden’s most bizarre Christmas traditions

The forgotten history behind Sweden’s most bizarre Christmas traditions

The ultimate guide to Swedish Christmas traditions

The ultimate guide to Swedish Christmas traditions

Swedish word of the day: jultomte

Swedish word of the day: jultomte

16 traditions you need to follow to fake being a Swede at Christmas
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16 traditions you need to follow to fake being a Swede at Christmas

How to make Swedish pepparkakor

How to make Swedish pepparkakor

RECIPES: How to make four different kinds of Swedish Christmas ham

RECIPES: How to make four different kinds of Swedish Christmas ham

Swedish gift guide: Ten last-minute ideas for Christmas this year

Swedish gift guide: Ten last-minute ideas for Christmas this year

Six weird Swedish Christmas foods to try if you’re brave, very brave
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Six weird Swedish Christmas foods to try if you’re brave, very brave

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