Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

Unusual Christmas Traditions From Around The World.

Most people think of Christmas as a time to celebrate with family, gain a little weight from holidays treats, and exchange some gifts. But did you know that Christmas is celebrated in different ways all over the world? It's absolutely incredible! For example, if you lived in the Philippines you would attend the Giant Lantern Festival, and if you were in Austria you would be living in fear of the Krampus! We were amazed by all the different traditions, so we wanted to share with you some of the more unusual ones that are out there! Keep reading to find out what your neighbors all around the world are getting into for the holidays, some of them will really surprise you!

#1. Portugal

The holidays can sometimes be a difficult time for those that have lost loved ones. This tradition allows them to be remembered and included in the festivities.

#2. Greece

This is a beautiful way to enjoy a warm fire on a cold winter's day.

#3. Haiti

This is like hanging up stockings to put presents in!

#4. Venezuela

Imagine seeing a bunch of people out roller skating on Christmas morning! It would be so much fun!

#5. Sweden

Not only is this a cute idea, it's delicious, as well. Well, it's delicious for those that are single. If you're taken, no pudding for you.

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