The Magic of Germany at Christmas: 10 Unforgettable Christmas Market Vacations

I decided to write The Magic of Germany at Christmas: 10 Unforgettable Christmas Market Vacations to help Christmas travelers to Germany navigate their way around the country and make smart planning choices so they don’t wind up feeling overwhelmed

We Kitsch You a Merry Christmas

Dateline: Munich Airport, 8:25 am–Yesterday, before leaving for Germany, I wrote that I wondered how Munich Airport would differ from Frankfurt International in terms of logistics. In a word: considerably. It’s lower key and less overwhelming.

Christmas market connections: Germany by train and plane

During my many years of European travel, whenever I wanted to get from city A to city B, I automatically got on a train, and in many ways I still prefer to do so. However, with the recent advent of so many low-cost European airlines, when I can save several hours of traveling, and if […]

Flying to Germany at Christmas: A few basics

Here are some thoughts about flying to Germany at Christmas from the U.S. I’m writing this in mid-October, which is a good time to start shopping for tickets. Frankfurt, Munich and Düsseldorf currently have the most non-stop flights from the States. There are also a few to Berlin but no doubt more will be added […]