Christmas Markets

Five UK Christmas Markets for a Festive Hotel Stay

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

When it comes to Christmas shopping there's never enough time, enough inspiration or enough stamina to tackle all the gift-buying at one go. So to ease the process, give yourself a present - a trip to a luxury hotel at one of the UK's best Christmas markets.

Hamburg's Christmas Markets: Advent Tradition in Germany

Stuart Forster | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

As we enter the Advent period, Christmas markets are opening across Germany. A trip to Hamburg, in the north of the country, gave me a chance to learn that most of the city's 13 markets have a traditional feel but there's one in particular with a cheeky twist.

Top 10 European Christmas Markets

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

The Christmas market originated in Germany, Austria, South Tyrol and Alsace, but has now spread throughout Europe to become a popular tradition. Generally opened around four weeks before Christmas, the 'Christkindlmarkt' celebrates everything about the holiday season and is guaranteed to evoke a festive spirit in visitors.

BNP Takes 50 People On Taxpayer-Funded Trip To Strasbourg

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK

The BNP has defended taking 50 people on a taxpayer-subsidised jaunt to Strasbourg. The party, which regularly rails against "wasteful" use of fund...

Travel Eye: The Best of Manchester

Karen Edwards | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

There is something about the spirit of Manchester that welcomes you right in. I'm not sure if it's the cosy bars, the music-mad locals, the ease in being able to walk everywhere, or the Mancunian accent (I love the accent), but each time I visit something draws me further into the heart of this city and now, I find it difficult to leave.

Travel: Best Christmas Markets In Europe (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

You might think that Christmas is a million miles away, but if you want enjoy a little hot wine and pre-Xmas cheer, now's the time to book your trip. ...

Christmas Markets : How A German Tradition Became Our Own

Cosima Ungaro | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

For those of you who have an annual battle between your bank balance and wanting to buy Christmas presents to be proud of, the Huffington Post UK may ...