‘Tis the season for sleigh bells, Santa and rampant materialism. Christmas is technically the same holiday all around the world, but how do the Swedes celebrate compared to Canadians? I’m joined by documentary filmmaker Amanda Buckiewicz to take a look at Yule time in these two lands. Find out if we decide they’re the same or different.
WARNING: episode contains Santa spoilers i.e. the true identity of Santa is discussed.
When it comes to the delicious and age-old topic of beer, how do Canada and Sweden compare? You’ll hear the tale of a beer-based bromance, find out how much beer Swedes and Canadians drink per capita every year, and get to know the ins and outs of enjoying a frothy alcoholic beverage in each of these fine countries.
The pilot episode of Canada versus Sweden explores the human experience of cleaning your clothes. We all have to do it, sooner or later, but do we do it the same way in Canada and Sweden? Canuck Andy Frank joins show host Rachel Hahn to answer the question.
The laundry of a potty-training child. Photo by Emma Tait, living in the forests of Småland, Sweden. “It may just look like a washing line of tiny, hilarious pants, but this represents a massive milestone for little Joakim.” – Emma