Festivals

From Germany’s fairy-tale Christmas markets to the largest sailing event in the world

Pamplona, Sans Bull Running

Have you ever slept in your car?  If so, you know it's not the best way to spend a night, with no way to lay flat or really stretch out your legs.  After sleeping in the VW the first night of our road trip to Spain, my stiff back was forgotten as soon as we st...

Martigny Christmas Market

Dorota, a Polish friend in Fribourg, and her mother make beautiful handmade pottery.  During the Christmas season, Dorota typically participates in selling some of the family's pottery at one holiday market or another in Switzerland.  This year, she opted for ...

Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

December 6th in the United States marks a day much like any other in the weeks leading up to Christmas.  Stores are packed with shoppers.  Lighting ceremonies and festive markets herald the arrival of the holiday season.  And the roads are congested with cars ...