The Little Town of Bethlehem Has a Surprising History

Bethlehem has been the subject of countless carols and Nativity plays, but the real story of the little town is far more complex. Bethlehem had a long history even before it became known as the site of Jesus Christ’s birth. Now it sits at the heart of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Bethlehem … Continue reading The Little Town of Bethlehem Has a Surprising History

What Holidays in Lockdown Will Look Like Across Europe

As COVID-19 cases are once again on the rise in Europe, several countries have entered another lockdown and re-implemented restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus that has extended into holiday time. Nightly curfews are in effect in most countries, along with restrictions about gatherings. Although most of these measures will be relaxed for … Continue reading What Holidays in Lockdown Will Look Like Across Europe

A Drive-thru Christmas Market Opens in Landshut, about an hour northeast of Munich in Bavaria

The spirit of the season still shines bright at this socially distanced Christmas market in Bavaria. In pre-pandemic times, Germany’s famed Christmas markets would be springing to life this time of year. However, with daily COVID-19 cases hitting record highs again, as NBC News reports, many of the country's holiday markets are being canceled. Even … Continue reading A Drive-thru Christmas Market Opens in Landshut, about an hour northeast of Munich in Bavaria

New Campaign: Madeira. It’s Time for a Different Christmas

Madeira is home to some of the most beautiful beaches, sunshine and culture in Europe. However, during what has been a crazy year, many have not been able to experience and enjoy all that the archipelago has to offer. With this in mind, the Madeira Promotion Bureau has launched a special campaign called: Madeira. It’s Time for … Continue reading New Campaign: Madeira. It’s Time for a Different Christmas

Christmas in Bucovina

In Bucovina, Christmas is the holiday that is kept, perhaps, more than in other places, without reat deviations from tradition. Various accommodation possibilities can be found in the links below: For Suceava and surroundings - here! For Vatra Dornei - here! For Campulung Moldovenesc – here! For Gura Humorului – here! Christmas is one of … Continue reading Christmas in Bucovina