Christmas Markets

Bah Hamburg: Christmas In Germany's City Of Light

Conor Phelan | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Conor Phelan

If you visit Hamburg at any time of year, the Rathaus is going to be on your list of must-see places, so why should Christmas time be any different, especially as now the square in front of the City Hall houses the Historischer Weihnachtsmarkt; the Historic Christmas Market to us Anglophones.

December Getaway: The Best Christmas Markets to Visit

Frontier | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Treat yourself to a Christmas getaway and buy your presents from somewhere different. Pick up a glass of mulled wine, enjoy roasted nuts and festive food bites and take a look at the many stalls booming with handmade gifts. What are you waiting for?

Nine Totally Unique Christmas Markets in Europe | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

As Christmas approaches, cities across Europe transform themselves into winter wonderlands - converting town squares and open spaces into traditional alpine villages serving up Glühwein and arts and crafts.

Embrace The Festive Season & Go For A Drive To One Of These Fabulous Christmas Markets Around The UK & Europe

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Christmas season has arrived and it's time to embrace the twinkling lights, festive drinks and the best Christmas markets around the UK and Europe...

Five UK Christmas Markets for a Festive Hotel Stay

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 30.11.2014 | 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 | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

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 ...