Tag: German Christmas Traditions
Do You Know about St. Nicolas Day in Germany? Do You Know the History & Origin of Santa Claus vs. Saint Nicolas?
As a child and even today, my favorite image of Christmas is "Santa Claus". Who would not love a figure that brings you gifts, right? Before moving to Germany, I never really gave much thought into the origin of Santa Claus, or why he had so many names (e.g., St. Nick, St. Nicolas, Kris Kringle, ...