Franny Elf loves to travel. Franny Elf loves people and culture. So Santa assigned her the yearly duty of flying around the whole-wide-world to report on how different countries and cultures celebrate the season of Christmas. From Africa to New Zealand, Hawaii to London, in her four-part series Franny will help you to understand some of the most interesting facts on how the holiday is celebrated around the globe. Did you know some children call Santa Claus "Pere Noel" and leave their shoes by the fireplace for special treats? Or that some cultures eat sushi, fish, tamales and coconut pudding for Christmas dinner? Franny will tell you all of the really neat traditions our friends around the world keep during this special time of year. That's Franny Fridays, right here on The North Pole Times - Santa's OFFICIAL News Source. #1 in Santa's News! Trusted Worldwide!