Online references for translators

Just a quickie this month, as the dust settles after a flooding/stampede/birthday extravaganza round our house. (That will mean little to those of you who aren't members of my family or residents of Calgary, but suffice to say it's been non-stop around here since the end of June). In my last post I mentioned a number of online resources I use for work when I'm away from the "office". I actually use many of them when I'm "in the office" too, as a complem...

Spanish and German Christmas Traditions

So, Christmas is less than a week away :D , and I’ll be taking a break from posting over the next few weeks. To wrap up my posts in 2011, here's a quick one about some unique features of the Christmas period in Spain and Germany*. It would be awesome if you added your own country’s Christmas and New Year traditions in the comments (and/or those of your second language). Oh, and let me know if you've experienced any of the Christmas traditions/treats I ment...