Christmas in Chicago: Favorite holiday things to do
Christmas in Europe: Dazzling Markets and Rich Traditions
If Only in My Dreams My favorite places in Europe to kick off the Christmas season Come along and dream with me about Christmases past and those to come. My first time: England Christmas in London I’ll never forget our first European Christmas experience in London. We enthusiastically soaked up…
History and Festivities in Nuremberg, Germany
A first-time visit to Nuremberg, Germany gave us an excellent introduction to the city’s historic past and festive holiday Christmas market.
Celebrating Christmas Traditions in Provence
Christmas traditions and festivities in Provence
Christmas Traditions in Provence: The Little Saints
Of all the Provençal Christmas traditions that Mr. TWS and I learned about during our France trip last December, the santons (“little saints”) impressed us the most. We came away with an appreciation for the art and craft of these clay figurines created by santonniers and for their importance in the culture as a tradition passed down through generations.
Christmas Traditions in Provence: 13 Desserts
Christmas sweets have a key part in most cultures and Mr. TWS and I have indulged in many during our holiday travels. When we visited Provence last December, we had plenty to taste of what is certainly one of the most delicious of Christmas traditions in Provence, the 13 desserts.
Off-Season Provence: Things to Do in Avignon and the Vaucluse
Top things to do in Avignon and the Vaucluse area of Provence — especially in the off-season
Sweeney in Paris: Her Favorite Things
A few of our favorite things to do in Paris, especially during the holiday season.