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Better watch out: Krampus is coming

Most are familiar with the traditions of Saint Nicholas and Santa Claus.

Embracing host-nation holiday traditions

Frohe Weihnachten, or Merry Christmas, appeared to be etched into the sky over our heads, written in loopy holiday twinkling lights.

Making holiday memories

In 2009, my husband and I were excited to experience Europe’s winter festivities, but we were also unhappy about spending the holidays away from...

A steamy mug of mulled wine.

Reader's favorite autumn & winter traditions

While in Europe, you have the opportunity to experience new cultures and adopt new traditions.

9 reasons to visit the UK this fall

Leaves changing from shades of green to brilliant hues of orange and red, with brisk, cool breezes swirling through the air.

5 tips for low-profile living in Europe

As a U.S. servicemember, civilian or dependent you have a responsibility to protect yourself while living abroad. See these 5 tips for low-profile...

Johannistag: Celebrate summer June 23

A week after arriving in Germany, my husband and I walked out of a restaurant and saw a large fire burning in the middle of the town...

Hexenacht: Shenanigans abound on Witches Night

According to legend, April 30 is the night when witches would flock to the highest peak in the Harz mountains to celebrate the arrival of spring...

Tips to dine like a local in Germany

Every country has its quirks and social etiquette that contributes to its overall culture.

Unwind at these top 5 German spas

Whether you want to go solo, with friends or your significant other, these top five spa resorts in Germany are ideal for anyone who is looking for a...

Demystifying Morocco

Steeped in ancient traditions and perfumed with an air of exotic adventure, Morocco offers an immersion into a world where mystery is still alive...

Treasures of Heidelberg

Beautiful, historic Heidelberg is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway, shopping day trip or fun weekend for the entire family.

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