Musée de la Publicité – A Paris Museum of Advertising

Les Arts Decoratifs

UNUSUAL PARIS MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES - MUSEE DE LA PUBLICITE: If you’re into old advertising posters, the Musée de la Publicité has them in spades! In this museum of advertising history there are over 100,000 posters - about 50,000 French and foreign period posters covering a period from … [Read more...]

Musée Carnavalet – A Superb Paris History Museum

Musée Carnavalet

Unusual Paris Museums and Galleries: Musée Carnavalet The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe, the Seine are some of the iconic attractions that most visitors head for when they arrive in Paris. However, if you want to get an appreciation of the history of Paris, from the … [Read more...]

Lübeck Weihnachtsmarkt – 2014 Lübeck Christmas Markets

Lübeck Christmas Market

Within the Historic Old Town of Lübeck are Nine Christmas Markets: With its historical attractions and medieval atmosphere, Lübeck exudes charm at any time of the year. But at Christmas time, this "Queen of the Hanseatic League" is more than charming. Decked out in Christmas lights, stars and … [Read more...]

Nürnberg Christkindlesmarkt – Nuremberg Christmas Market 2014

Nurnberg-Christkindlesmarkt

The Nuremberg Christmas Market is Known as the "Little Town from Wood and Cloth": With over two million visitors every year, the Nürnberger Christkindlesmarkt can easily claim to be one of the more popular Christmas markets in Germany.  In the medieval setting of the old town of Nuremberg, … [Read more...]

The Magic of Cologne’s Weihnachtsmarkt – Christmas Market 2014

Cologne Christmas market

Christmas markets in Cologne (Weihnachtsmarkt): When it comes to Christmas markets in Germany, the city of Cologne puts on quite a show. There are actually six Christmas markets in this town and we were fortunate to have visited the biggest of them all, the Cologne Cathedral … [Read more...]

Christkindlmarkt – Munich Christmas Market 2014

Christmas-Markets

Munich's Christkindlmarkt is the Oldest in the Bavarian Capital: When it comes to Christmas markets, Munich has plenty of choices for the visitor.  There are over 20 Christmas markets in the Bavarian capital, but the main Christkindlmarkt and the oldest in the city is held at the historical … [Read more...]

Dresden Striezelmarkt 2014 – Germany’s Oldest Christmas Market

Dresden Christmas market

Dresden Striezelmarkt is the Largest in Dresden: There are many Christmas markets in Dresden, but the largest of them all is the Dresden Striezelmarkt. The Dresden Striezelmarkt is also Germany's oldest Christmas market and 2014 marks the 580th anniversary of the Dresden Striezelmarkt. It's … [Read more...]

Frankfurt Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt) 2014

Frankfurt Christmas markets

Frankfurt Weihnachtsmarkt is one of the Oldest and Prettiest in Germany: The Frankfurt Christmas market (Weihnachtsmarkt) is one of the oldest in Germany - it seems that there has been a Christmas market in Frankfurt since 1393. With its rich history and steeped in traditions, the Frankfurt … [Read more...]