December 5th, 2012 by Kim
Living so far away from the US has always kept us a safe distance from the commercial-ness of Christmas. it’s nice. and it’s been nice to enjoy and celebrate Slovak traditions: beautifully decorated gingerbread cookies, fresh carp for sale in the city (I didn’t say I buy it, but it’s for sure a sign of Christmas here in our city), stands set up in the city center selling all kinds of handmade crafts and food. it’s so nice, just to walk around, especially in the snow!
However, things are changing in Slovakia. decorations are up earlier, restaurants and shops are prepared for the “shopping” season. Even Christmas trees are on sale. (Although we are wondering how they will survive until the 24th Read the rest of this entry »