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Two of the Best Christmas Markets in Berlin

Who doesn’t love German Christmas markets?  Towards the end of November, they start popping up in towns across the country.  It seems no village is too small to host their own festive extravaganza.  In any given year, Berlin alone offers between 50 and 100 Christmas markets, though only a handful of them are sizable.  Each market Continue reading Two of the Best Christmas Markets in Berlin

Martigny Christmas Market

A friend in Fribourg, Dorota, and her mother in Poland 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 a venue in Martigny,  a village of about 15,000 in the canton of Valais Continue reading Martigny Christmas Market