Blogs about travelling in Europe
Christmas in Europe
Learn about all the nice traditions around Christmas in different European countries.
If Santa Claus has never visited my home, where do the presents come from at Christmas? Many homes have Christmas trees, in Catalonia we have a wood log we beat up until we have what we want: presents!
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Even as a boy while travelling on the back seat of my parents little car, I used to watch through the window all the time and in my mind I was explaining the world to the imagined audience.
It’s Not a True Christmas Season in Croatia if You Don’t Have Thousands of Nervous Women Baking and Cooking For Days in a Row!
December in Poland. First snow or second. Early dark or earlier. Lights and warmer atmosphere at homes. Children are happy because they receive gifts twice.
Wear a Helmet and hide under the balconies: New Year’s Eve in Naples. Lots of families throwing old pots, pans, clothes, appliances, even furniture out the window “letting go” of past unhappiness to prepare yourself for the future.
Romania is really famous for its rich folklore and traditions, which are still very alive especially in the rural villages in Northern parts.
Travelling to the glorious cities of the Baltic Sea, such as Stockholm, Copenhagen, St. Petersburg, many are surprised to find out that the cruise ship also stops in small Tallinn.
If you love the deep nature, the genuine culture and off the beaten path destinations, Montenegro is the place to visit!
We barely had time to shed our bathing costumes! We were still swimming just three weeks ago, and Christmas is now just round the corner!
Have you ever thought the kind of a loss the world would have had if they had not allowed Michelangelo to sculpt his Carrara marble? No David, no Pietà?
The colorful circle of celebrations, fun and traditions makes Hungary a vivid and worth visiting place during the winter months.
Saint Nicholas was born in Patara at the end of the 3rd century and became the bishop of the Christian church of Myra, in Lycia Turkey, in the 4th century.