Germany: Christmas Market Magic in Frankfurt

Having visited Christmas markets in a number of European countries, there really is nowhere that does it quite like Germany. In the past we have visited Düsseldorf, Cologne and Berlin Christmas markets are loved them all. From the smell of the sizzling bratwurst to the lashings of steaming glühwein German Christmas markets…

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Germany: Glittering Gendarmenmarkt Christmas Market, Berlin

Whenever I visit Germany it always seems to be in the winter months meaning the days are short and it tends to be cold. These things aren’t too much of a problem, it’s simply a case of organising your day so you see what you want to see during daylight…

Germany: Key Sights to See in Germany’s Capital, Berlin

Berlin had always been on Mr ESLT’s bucket list so when we got the opportunity to visit, just after Christmas and for New Year, he (and I) were excited to see what this city had to offer. We booked a four day getaway with our best friends (‘The Friends’) and…

Belgium: Bruges A City for All Seasons

What’s not to love about Belgium? It has beautiful countryside, beer and food (oh yes, the food). Maybe that’s one of the reasons I have visited half a dozen times. Four of those times we have visited the lovely fairy tale medieval city of Bruges which sits in the province…

Belgium: Brussels Christmas Market….Winter Wonders

Yes, it may only be October but I personally do not think that it’s too early to start talking about my favourite holiday of the year – Christmas! Christmas for Mr ESLT and I has always been spend at home with family and friends. It’s the few days of the…