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Wondering what to do this weekend? Check out these awesome events happening near you!
The buzz of Christmas markets has begun, which means we are officially entering the Christmas season. Stripes Europe is here to help you plan your market trips this year.
Have you been looking for that perfect opportunity to show off your amazing, mad design skills?
Mailing deadlines from the United States Postal Service (USPS) are looming.
Ulm's Christmas market faces the majestic Minster (or Münster), which has the world's tallest church tower at just over 160 meters tall. Ulm is also home to the world-famous Steiff teddy bear, a gr
This weekend is your last chance to experience the quaint St. Wendel Christmas market! Stroll along 130 stalls filled with local delicacies, arts and crafts and gifts for loved ones.
The entire town of Tuebingen comes alive for an annual weekend Christmas market, where 450 stalls are spread over several locations, providing handmade gifts, treats and children’s programs.
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Christmas is the time of year when everyone is in high spirits, planning gifts for loved ones, pondering on the reason for the season and attending various holiday part
Grab a warm cup of hot cocoa, a reindeer-shaped, sugar cookie - or two - and snuggle up in a cozy blanket on the couch. It’s time for some Christmas movie magic!
One of my favorite parts of the Christmas season, and especially Christmas morning, is the surprise of stocking stuffers.
December has arrived and with it, the familiar sights, sounds and smells of Christmas markets.
One of the perks of living overseas is gathering European goodies throughout the year to mail back to your family and friends in the States for Christmas.
Growing up, one of our family’s favorite Christmas traditions was a White Elephant gift exchange.
The clock is ticking! Join us as we count down to Christmas with a festive story every day on Stripes Europe starting Dec. 13.
Lights twinkling above the beloved holiday stands, the Tannenbaum (Christmas tree) adorned with red and gold ornaments, the aroma of roasted chestnuts filling the air and a cup of Glüh