La capitale de Noel- Strasbourg

Strasbourg has also a ‘Weihnachtsmarkt’ (or better serveral as there are different locations) which is well worth a visit – not so posh, blingy and big as in  Paris, but more genuine and comfortable to be: local products are sold, you can have the classical mulled wine (vin chaud) and food at affordable prices. And the lights in the Petite France and all over are really something …

Advent in Munich

Advent – which means the coming (of Christ) – is the time around the four sundays before Christmas. And in Munich there are a lot of markets and concerts to get into the mood.

Here are my favorites: