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Things to know before going to Istanbul

Take advantage of mild weather and affordable prices to tour the Turkish crossroads. Some things to keep in mind.

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Christmas markets to visit in the new year

While many holiday markets dwindle after Christmas, outside traditional Germanic regions they can last longer. Here are some European markets worth visiting after the winter holidays and into the New Year.

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Steam through festivities at the National Railway Museum in Naples

With pop-up markets around the city center and the centuries-old shops along Via San Gregorio Armeno, there is no shortage of holiday cheer in Naples.

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Kaiserslautern Christmas Market

Discover resources for finding Christmas markets in your area and see the markets in Kaiserslautern.

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History in the Heart of Bulgaria

There are so many layers of history in the area between Plovdiv and Veliko Tarnovo, visiting central Bulgaria feels like stepping back in time.

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A day at the world’s biggest spa

Therme Erding claims to be the world’s biggest spa. Spend the whole day enjoying family time in the healing waters and exciting pools or submit to total relaxation in the adult area.

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A pup’s perspective on Christmas markets

Join Jasper the dog as he follows his super sniffer and greets ice skaters during a jaunt through a glorious Christmas market.

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The Christmas Markets of Mainz and Wiesbaden

Nothing puts us more in a holly, jolly mood than Germany’s famous Christmas markets. The Mainz and Wiesbaden Christmas markets in particular know just how to transform the Scrooges into Buddy the Elf.  

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A weekend in Oberhausen

Oberhausen, located about three and a half hours from the KMC area, is the perfect place for a fun-filled weekend.

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French Christmas Markets in Colmar

At Christmastime, add twinkling lights and festive city squares and Colmar becomes a picture-perfect European Christmas destination.

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 Pilgrimage in the Alps

Saint Bartholomew’s Church is a beautiful destination in Bavaria that takes some work to get to.

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Family-friendly ski destinations

Check out these seven European ski destinations perfect for the whole family. From the Pyrenees to the Alps, these slopes are sure to make for a fun holiday.

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2023 German Christmas Market Directory

Here is a list of some of our favorite markets. Be ready to celebrate the season and grab yourself a steaming mug of glühwein.

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