santa onthebeach


Weird Christmas traditions from around the world

Published December 24th, 2014

Surfing Santas, prawns and pavlova, Carols by Candlelight and the Boxing Day Test may make perfect sense to us Down Under, but our summertime festive rituals may perplex those who celebrate a more traditional Yuletide with snow and baked dinners. Here’s some weird Christmas traditions from around the world. #merryxmas




Cassandra Laffey

Consumed with unrequited wanderlust, I get my fix in 24/7 cities and hippie retreats. I'm still looking for the ultimate combo of secluded beach and major metropolis, and my happy place is a 5-star hotel room all to myself - sigh.