I've been to Germany before, but this time for Christmas. (I live in Philadelphia now)
Today is Christmas Eve, when the Germans Celebrate. I'm super excited to experince the way they do things for the holidays. The food, gift giving, etc.
I'm here with my wonderful boyfriend. He's been living in the U.S for a bit over a year. He still has his apartment and everything here in Germany.
Anyway, the point of this thread is to talk about how different Christmas is Celebrated than in the U.S. vs other parts of the world. Of course, each family is different. He told me that kids don't wake up early in the morning to see what Santa has bought (picture the movie A Christmas Story where Ralphie and Andy go downstairs Christmas morning). All the Americans I know do that when they have kids, or were kids.
For the New Year celebration I will be in Dusseldorf for the Senstation White Party. Me + 30,000 people partying in a huge arena.
Happy Holidays everyone!! I'll let you know how things went. I know it will be great.
P.S. it's snowing outside!! White Christmas!!