Traveling to Seiffen at Christmas

I’ve grown so accustomed to traveling with ease between German cities that I was a little surprised that getting to Seiffen was kind of a hassle. As usual, the best option for me was the train, so any difficulty was mitigated to a large extent by the ease of booking tickets online and having access […]

Traveling by Train on Your German Christmas Market Vacation

Since I didn’t manage to make it to Germany at Christmas last year (nor shall I be going in 2013) rather than concentrating on my personal travel stories this season, I thought it would be fun and helpful to share a range of  travel and shopping tips, along with a few recipes, and anything else […]

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

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 […]