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City Ski Championships
Through Feb. 3, Switzerland
Though the days of singing holiday tunes are over, in Germany, the weather truly is frightful as an abundance of snowfall has hit southern parts of the country such as Bavaria and its towns Berchte
Commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 2019 are shaping up to be big.
New Year’s Eve didn’t quite go to plan? How about a do-over? That’s entirely possible when you take a page out of the Russian playbook. 
The wrapping paper is strewn around the house, you’ve had one too many helpings of pumpkin pie, and you’re afraid to go to the mailbox and get January’s credit card statements.
Legend Queen Elizabeth II
Jan. 1-6, Völklingen
“We three kings of Orient are … bearing gifts we traverse afar … field and fountain, moor and mountain … following yonder star,” begins the popular Christmas carol. On Jan.
What to do with used Christmas trees? Turn their disposal into a festival of course!
On Christmas Eve and Christmas day in Germany, it really does tend to be Silent Night, with the sidewalks rolled up pretty much everywhere.
Our new and improved content plan and design of our monthly What’s Up magazines is kicks off this month!
Hornschlitten are those handsome old-fashioned sleds with runners that curl upward at the front.
Fastnacht: Neujahrsumzug der Garden/ Carnival: New Year's Parade of the Guards
Jan. 1, Mainz
With Christmas over, it's time to pitch your tree. However, you can't simply throw it in the black bag or brown recycling bin.
It's time to start your last-minute shopping on the local economy. Stores and public offices will be closed Dec. 24-26. In Germany, the Christmas holiday is celebrated over a span of three days.