swedish christmas pig card

This little piggy… The story of the Swedish Christmas pig

It’s that time of year again! Christmas is nearly upon us: a time for festivity, family and friends…and pigs? Yes, pigs! If you’re going all out for a Scandi Christmas this year then you’ll need

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London bridge christmas market at night

5 Must-see Christmas markets in London

We don’t mean to scare you, but yes, Christmas is coming! Fear not – there is no better way to get into the festive mood than visiting a Christmas market. Nothing beats the atmosphere: strolling

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Glad Midsommar!

Glad Midsommar! Seconded only by Christmas, Midsummer, or Midsommar is the most important annual event in the Swedish calendar. The winning combination of great food and great friends is all too tempting, especially when accompanied

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Swedish Midsummer

Set on a Friday between 19th and 25th June, Midsummer is one of the most celebrated traditions in Sweden. Children having finished school, it sets the start to most Swedes’ long Summer holidays. Cities tend

  • 7 years ago
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The Epic Julbord

The Epic Julbord. In Sweden, they really go all out when it comes to their Christmas meal. This type of meal is quite similar in the other Scandinavian countries except with a few alterations. The

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Scandinavian Christmas Delights – Glögg

Glögg is the Scandinavian mulled wine, which is popular during the Christmas season. It is typically served with gingerbread or lussekatter and it differentiates from mulled wine served in the UK due to a few ingredient

  • 7 years ago
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Skandi Christmas Traditions

The Scandinavians love Christmas as much as the Brits, but they do things a little bit differently. We’ve outlined a few things that differentiate a Scandinavian Christmas from a traditional British Christmas. Christmas Eve Christmas

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Scandinavian Christmas Delights – Lussekatter

These rich saffron buns are a traditional Swedish Christmas treat, typically consumed on Lucia (or St Lucy’s Day). Lucia is celebrated on December 13th (click here to find out more about this celebration) but these

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Skandi Gifts

We’ve been talking gifts a lot over here on Skandiblog because ’tis the season to get gifty. If you’ve got a lot of people to buy for, the more inspiration the merrier! The below gift

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Skandi Gift Wrapping

The prettiest wrapping is usually on the more simple side. When it comes to wrapping, less is definitely more. For a more rustic Skandi look, wrap your presents with brown paper and add some festive

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