Tag Archives: Christmas

Seasons Greetings

Merry Christmas to everybody and best wishes for a peaceful &                                prosperous 2017 stuffed full with exciting travels.

Christmas Markets

Germany and Austria are considered as the homeland of Weihnachtsstimmung (Christmas mood) and the German speaking world takes the credit as the source of the modern Christmas. They were the first nation to bring a tree into the house and decorate it and are also the original region for Christmas markets. Their traditions have of […]

Friday Photos – Christmas Day

My photos today come from our magical Christmas trip to Prague in 2003. We had a superb four-day break in the snow. I remember we stayed at the Crowne Plaza hotel for £50 per night and ate an 11-course Christmas meal there on Christmas Eve. On Christmas Day we took in the Nutcracker at Narodni […]

Sunday Photo 5

Twice I have spent Christmas in Paris. Wonderful memories of our rented sky high apartment, shopping in markets and attending Midnight Mass at Notre Dame. This photo was taken in 2006.  

Fortnum & Mason

As tradition dictates (well I did it last year anyway!) it is time to share the famous Christmas Windows. It is indeed beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  

Lisbon Christmas 2014

More London At Yuletide

Christmas in Salzburg – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Originally posted on Wilbur's Travels:
For a guaranteed injection of Christmas spirit, book your self a trip to Salzburg. Running from late November you have the Christkndlmarkt, a fabulous and expansive Christmas Market selling everything you could wish for at Yuletide. Set in the vicinity of the imposing baroque cathedral – the Dom St.…

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas, London Style……