Germany

When it comes to Christmas markets in Europe, no one does them better than Germany. Which makes sense, since the Germans pretty much invented them. The Christmas market – also known as the Christkindlmarkt (Christ child market) or Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Eve market) – is a tradition that began in the German-speaking parts of Europe way back in the…
Each year in November and December, many cities throughout Europe celebrate the holiday season with a very old tradition: Christmas markets. These markets are characterized…
Christkindlmarkt. Weihnachtsmarkt. Marché de Noël. Whatever name they go by, Christmas markets are a holiday staple with a long history in Europe. The tradition of the…
Welcome to this weeks edition of the Sunday Spotlight – Things to do in Munich. The Sunday Spotlight series is a collaboration of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and traveler’s around the web. We hope these tips and stories will Read more >
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