Posts Tagged "Christmas"

Besigheim Christmas Market

‘Tis the season! Christmas Markets are blossoming all over the country and with them come baked goods “Gebäck”, mulled wine “Glühwein”, live music, magical entertainment for children and more. Medieval… Read more

London Brass – Joy to the World

Enjoy popular Christmas carols at Bürgerhaus Backnang on December 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at €27. For more information go to www.stuttgart-tourist.de 

Mulled Wine Fest

Visit Backnang’s city center on December 7 for their cozy mulled wine fest starting at 4 p.m. Admission is free. For more information go to www.stuttgart-tourist.de  Photo by anitasstudio /… Read more

Backnang Christmas Market

‘Tis the season! Christmas Markets are blossoming all over the country and with them come baked goods “Gebäck”, mulled wine “Glühwein”, live music, magical entertainment for children and more. Backnang’s… Read more

Leonberg Christmas Market

‘Tis the season! Christmas Markets are blossoming all over the country and with them come baked goods “Gebäck”, mulled wine “Glühwein”, live music, magical entertainment for children and more. Leonberg’s… Read more

Plochingen Fairytale Christmas Market

‘Tis the season! Christmas Markets are blossoming all over the country and with them come baked goods “Gebäck”, mulled wine “Glühwein”, live music, magical entertainment for children and figurines from… Read more

Winnenden Christmas Market

‘Tis the season! Christmas Markets are blossoming all over the country and with them come baked goods “Gebäck”, mulled wine “Glühwein”, live music, magical entertainment for children and figurines from… Read more

Waiblingen Christmas Market

‘Tis the season! Christmas Markets are blossoming all over the country and with them come baked goods “Gebäck”, mulled wine “Glühwein”, live music, magical entertainment for children and figurines from… Read more

Göppinger Forest Christmas

‘Tis the season! Christmas Markets are blossoming all over the country and with them come baked goods “Gebäck”, mulled wine “Glühwein”, live music, magical entertainment for children and figurines from… Read more

Esslingen Medieval Market and Christmas Market

Essligen’s romantic, medieval Christmas market will be set up in the city center between November 26 and December 22. Visitors can look forward to circa 200 booths offering culinary delights,… Read more

5 Steps to building your own holiday traditions

by Nate Cairney, contributing writer Featured image by phBodrova/shutterstock.com “Holiday traditions” are often so ingrained that we rarely stop to think about them. What happens, then, when you and your family move… Read more

Keeping in touch with Grandparents

Keeping in Touch with Grandma and Grandpa

Keep in touch with Grandparents when you are far away.

Christmas Eve Traditions in Germany

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in different languages

While Christmas may not be celebrated in every culture, almost every language has a term for it. Take a look at our list of international well-wishes and impress your family… Read more

Glühwein recipes

Glühwein, which literally translates to ‘glow wine‘, is a staple at every outdoor event throughout the winter months. It lets you continue to take advantage of your convenient location in… Read more

Christmas Whiskey Pecans

This holiday season try a tasty delight, Christmas Whiskey Pecans! The recipe is simple and the ingredients are minimal.

More DIY Christmas Gifts

Do you want to save money while also giving out meaningful Christmas gifts?

Christmas Shopping in the Stuttgart area!

With shopping malls in Germany appearing to be now in their heyday, they provide the opportunity for great fun! Here is a list of a few in the Stuttgart area.

DIY Christmas Gifts for the whole family!

Making your own holidays gifts is not only a great way to save some money this time of year, but is a wonderful way to have some fun with your family!

Paris Galleries Lafayette at Christmas

Get in the holiday spirit in Paris!

Known as both the City of Light and the City of Love, Paris is one of the most romantic cities in the world. Paris at Christmas, decked out in its holiday finery, makes it even more beautiful than usual. Here are a few places to visit while you’re in Paris before or during the holidays.

Let’s Go To The Mall!

For many of us, the easiest solution to our holiday purchasing tactics is to ‘go to the mall’. Luckily, there are shopping centers nearby that can relieve some of the… Read more

Scrapbooking your time overseas

5 Scrapbooking Topics for Your Time Overseas

Five themes to consider documenting in a scrapbook for a future stroll down memory lane.

The Ultimate DIY Advent Calendar Guide

Christmas may still be a month away but as Michael Bublé slowly defrosts across the pond, it’s time to start planning one of the best parts about Christmas: Advent Calendars…. Read more

Last Minute Whiskey Pecans for Christmas

This holiday season try a tasty delight, Christmas Whiskey Pecans! The recipe is simple and the ingredients are minimal.

A White Christmas Sangria!

For this holiday season make your very own White Christmas Sangria with a Pinot Grigio. Then sit back, relax, and enjoy!

Christmas and holiday cookie traditions

Christmas and holiday cookie traditions seem to be high on almost everyone’s to-do list. These are sweet treats we indulge in as well as pass around to family, friends and neighbors.

Holiday Cookie Creations

Christmas and holiday cookie traditions seem to be high on almost everyone’s to-do list. These are sweet treats we indulge in as well as pass around to family, friends and neighbors.

Germany's Christmas Markets are in every town

Germany’s Christmas Markets

The Ultimate Guide to Germany’s Christmas Markets

Dine like a King on Christmas Leftovers

Just because Christmas Day has come and gone, it doesn’t mean the wholesome good food that comes with it need go to waste.

Kids Christmas Crafts

Here is an easy Christmas crafting project that any young kid can make – a wonderful holiday present for loved ones!

Recipes To Bring Comfort This Christmas

The holidays provide an important opportunity to get together with family and friends. This time of year, however, can be especially tough for those serving in the military, stationed far… Read more

Christmas Crafting

This crafting project makes a lovely holiday centerpiece, and can be adorned with cut-up paper, ribbon, twigs or flowers.

Christmas Traditions in Germany

Germany’s association with Christmas is forged by its christian and predominately catholic religion. Let’s see how Christmas is celebrated in Germany…

Craft Projects That You and Your Kids Will Love

Do rainy days spell indoor doldrums for you and your kids? Here are two projects that help kids hone their artistic skills while having a ball.

Homemade Christmas Gifts

I’m sharing 5 of my own DIY gift ideas, plus 5 others I found while sipping on some decadent Ultimate Hot Chocolate and clicking around the Internet.

Hamburg during advent is very kid-friendly.

Christmas Activities for Kids in Hamburg

Hamburg has a special program this time of year – Fairy-tale Ships for kids.

Christmas Markets Make You Believe In Santa Again

There are few places to match the feeling one gets when visiting a German Christmas market for the first time.

A Guide To Staying Connected To Family Overseas During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is just around the corner, which means time with family and friends celebrating the joy of the season. However, if you or your friends and loved ones… Read more