Decorations at a French Christmas fair in Strasbourg

Christmas Traditions Across Europe

Not every European country decks the halls with boughs of holly. The Christmas traditions across Europe are as varied as the landscapes that they are all set in. We were curious to learn about some of these celebrations and asked some of our friends across the continent what they looked forward to most at Christmas time. AUSTRIA…

Walking through delightful forests on the Camino Trail

Inspiration from the Camino Trail

Millions have been inspired by the Camino Trail, some have shared that inspiration with the world. Millions have walked the Camino Trail, including famous people like Martin Sheen, Shirley MacLaine and Anthony Quinn. Each and every one has had their own unique experience and inspiration from the El Camino de Santiago. One who stands out…

Meal time in Bavaria

Beer, Bratwurst and Bavaria

Oktoberfest It’s that time of year again, as almost every country has its own version of Oktoberfest but it’s the Munich Oktoberfest that is the world’s largest folk festival. It has attracted an average of six million visitors a year who then consume almost seven million litres of beer, thousands of bratwursts, chickens, giant pretzels,…