Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, and the setting for the movie “The Sound of Music” is delightful any time of the year. However, it’s especially enchanting during the holiday season. Here are the best things to do in the Austrian city during the Christmas season.
When you’re in Europe, nothing gets you into the holiday spirit in like a Christmas market. These markets, which originated in Germany, can now be found in many cities throughout Europe. After frequenting countless Christmas markets over the years, here are my picks for some of the best Christmas markets in Europe.
The ancient city of Strasbourg at the crossroads France and Germany in the region of Alsace is the self-proclaimed Capitale de Noël, or Capital of Christmas. For lovers of Christmas markets, Strasbourg is not to be missed.
Budapest, with its captivating history and extravagant architecture, is considered among the most beautiful European capitals, and even more so during the holiday season. Experience the Christmas markets in Budapest, which have become increasingly popular, and rank among Europe’s favorite markets.
London in the Sky is the high-flying culinary adventure where guests enjoy delicious food and drinks while taking in breathtaking views of the city at a 22-seat Sky Table suspended 100 feet in the air. Here’s everything you need to know before you take to the sky.
The world-famous Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands has been named one of the top flower gardens worth visiting by the Huffington Post. Here are some tips on how to best navigate and enjoy these spectacular gardens and surrounding flower fields.
An increasing number of people, curious about Europe’s rich Black heritage, are seeking out this history while traveling in Europe. Here’s a look at the best Black history tours and monuments in Europe.
Christmas in Barcelona has a different feel than in other parts of Europe. Santa and his elves give way to other quirky characters and traditions, making Christmas in the Catalan capital one that you won’t soon forget.
Cologne and Düsseldorf are situated a few miles apart from each other along the Rhine River, and an easy 45-minute train connection between the two cities makes it convenient to visit Christmas markets in both cities during one trip.
Riga, Latvia mixes modern and medieval with its UNESCO World Heritage Site Old Town, gothic spires and stunning Art Nouveau district. A cultural hub, Riga is a beautiful city no matter the season, but in winter, with its Christmas markets and snowy landscapes, it’s simply splendid.
Living abroad is as often frustrating as it is a fairytale. An American expat and travel influencer reflects on living in The Netherlands for two decades and shares her gripes and gratitudes.