A Guide to European Christmas Markets

A key ingredient to the winter festivities in Europe, Christmas markets date all the way back to the Middle Ages. If you haven’t already heard of them, these markets are basically fairytale winter wonderlands. Each with uniquely designed stalls, usually illuminated with beautiful lights, they are all very photogenic and picturesque. These markets are most popular among tourist, but also loved among locals. Each stall of each market is home to its own one-of-a-kind goos, from hot wine and Tredník to ornaments and notebooks. One of the highlights of my winter trip to Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic last year was the many Christmas markets I got to explore while there. So, since its now the holiday season, I thought it’d be fun to write a post about some of the markets that I visited this time last year.

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The City of Love: A Guide to Paris, France

The capital of the most visited country in the world, Paris is one of the greatest cities in the world. Nicknamed the city of love due to the romance surrounding it, every corner you turn in Paris is sure to be breathtaking. A global centre of art, fashion, food, culture, history, and more, it is a very popular destination for obvious reasons. From the iconic Eiffel Tower that dominates the city, to the colossal Louvre museum, to the luxurious Champs-Élysées, it would take years to see every single thing Paris has to offer. In this post, I will be giving you the ultimate guide to Paris!

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