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It seemed like a great idea to take advantage of living in Europe and visit one of Germany’s famed Christmas markets. Our Whole Village’s Patricia Monahan had been to the Christmas market in Cologne and loved it. We settled on¬†Dusseldorf’s Christmas market because we could get inexpensive, direct flights; a good price on a nice, […]

December 3, 2014

Germany Christmas Markets with Kids

My love for Christmas markets dates back to 2003, when I lived in Hamburg and worked at the Rathaus (city hall) Christmas market. Despite the fact that I had never been as cold in my life, I absolutely loved the experience. The scent of toasted almonds, the friendly people, the fun atmosphere and, of course, […]

December 12, 2013

Christmas Markets in Germany