9 Christmas Markets to Visit in 2014

It is finally that time of the year. Pine trees and twinkling lights, rosy cheeks and hot cocoa. It’s Christmas time.

Time for Christmas ornaments and sweets. Time for sparkling lights and hot drinks. Time for Christmas markets!

If you’re a fan of Christmas season, here are 9 Christmas markets you’ve got to see:

Christmas Markets

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1. Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt’s Christmas market is one of the most famous in the world, held every year at the historic city center. Enjoy the brightly lit stalls selling pretzels, gluhwein (hot sweet wine), traditional ornaments and of course bratwurst. Continue reading

10 Ways to Enjoy Christmas Like a Londoner

10 ways to celebrate Christmas like a Londoner

This is a guest post by Natasha, a.k.a. Eat Sleep Shoot Travel

If you’re heading to London during the Christmas season, ditch the tourist trail. Come and experience Christmas like a local.

Here’s a few things us Londoners like to get up to over the festive period. Continue reading

The Best Christmas Destinations in the Southeastern USA

This is a guest post by Cory Lee, of Curb Free With Cory Lee

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The most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner and has actually already started in many places. Of course I’m talking about Christmas!!

Is there really anything better than putting up your Christmas tree and baking cookies while listening to Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” on repeat??

No. The answer is no. Continue reading

5 Christmas Destinations Worth Traveling To

The sleigh bells may not be ringing for another 3 months, but a memorable, fun-filled Christmas vacation takes some planning. Whether you want to experience the holiday season in the snow or sun, there are beautiful places in the world that will more than satisfy.

Here’s our list of 5 Christmas Destinations around the world worth packing up your bags for:

1. Iceland

Photo by  Amanda Williams

Looking onto Reykjavik. Photo by Amanda Williams

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The Ultimate Holiday: Christmas in Rome

Pulpit of St. Peter's Basilica

The heart of Christendom – the pulpit of St. Peter’s Basilica. Photo by Sean.

‘Tis the season to make plans for the holidays.

But before you book another trip to Mom and Dad’s, take a moment. Don’t those traditional holidays sometimes feel a little… uninspired? 

What if this year you did something a little different? What if you considered a different sort of classic Christmas? Continue reading