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Europe Christmas Markets

Why the European Christmas Market Is Much Better than the American Equivalent -- the Shopping Mall

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 02.21.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

In a tradition that has stood for hundreds of years, the European Christmas Market is a throwback to what it was like to do anticipate the Winter Solstice long before the holidays became so commercialized, especially in America.

Christmas Markets That Renew Your Love For The Holidays

Posted 12.25.2013 | Travel

It began to look a lot like Christmas in Europe a few weeks ago, while we were busy celebrating that lovely holiday of Thanksgiving. Nevertheless,...

Bolzano, Italy's Lovely Christmas Market

Dolomite Mountains | Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel
Dolomite Mountains

Modern day Bolzano presents a magical convergence of the area's rich, ancient past with its modern, vibrant present. One of the best times to visit is from mid-November through most of December, when the area is transformed into a winter wonderland and is bustling with visitors who come to experience the famous Christmas Market of Bolzano.

PHOTOS: 'Tis The Season!

Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel

In the same week that Angus T. Jones spewed hate at his own television show, "Two and a Half Men," Hostess execs asked for bonuses (despite the compa...

PHOTOS: Berlin's Famed Christmas Market Opens

Posted 12.02.2011 | Travel

This may be Thanksgiving week here in America, but Christmas is upon the rest of the world. Christmas markets overtake Europe around this time eve...