Nuremberg, Germany Christmas Markets

Nuremberg, Germany Christmas Markets

The last stop on our tour of Christmas Markets in Europe was Nuremberg, Germany. Out of all the cities we visited, the markets in Nuremberg were the easiest to navigate. Basically, once we got to the start of the first one, they all flowed into each other as we walked...
Regensburg, Germany Christmas Markets

Regensburg, Germany Christmas Markets

We had an early morning start in Regensburg, Germany, another stop on our tour of the wonderful Christmas Markets in Europe aboard a Viking River Cruise. We thought we were bundled up enough, but oh my goodness it was definitely the coldest day of our trip. Our goal...
The Epiphany Tradition of Chalking the Door

The Epiphany Tradition of Chalking the Door

Something you might notice while visiting Europe are homes with their doorways marked with letters and numbers chalk. (You may see this in the U.S. as well, but it’s not as widely common as in Europe). This is an Epiphany tradition. Each year on the Epiphany...