Uncommonly Coastal

Embracing the Rich Tapestry of Swedish Christmas Traditions

Swedish Christmas traditions embrace both the past and present. They combine old and new, reflecting a mix of history and innovation.  It’s not just a celebration, but a blend of time-honored customs along with added contemporary elements.  Each coastal community adds its unique flavor to the festive season.

Join us on a sleigh ride through the enchanting world of Sweden, where the traditions creating a holiday collage are both familiar and refreshingly distinct. Against the backdrop of the winter wonderland, the customs are a blend of traditional Scandinavian ones, foreign influences, local festivities, and the commercialized modern age. 

Christmas in Mexico: One of a Kind Magic

Christmas in Mexico is a holiday experience that’s nothing short of pure magic. As we continue to look at Christmas traditions on different coasts around the world, Mexico unquestionably stands out as one of the most fascinating and deserving of a top spot on your must-see list. Immersed in the vibrant tapestry of Mexican culture, our shared experience of living in Mexico for several years has etched indelible memories of the enchanting holiday season.