Dec 072012
 
The best German Christmas Markets Videos

Germany has the most beautiful Christmas Markets. I put together a little collection of German Christmas Markets Videos that you will love. Find out about how Germany really is. It is not what you might think. It can be very modern but also very traditional. It is a combination of both and this makes it … read more …

 December 7, 2012  Posted by at 9:31 am Christmas Market Videos, Christmas Traditions Tagged with: , , , , ,  No Responses »
Dec 022012
 
German Christmas Traditions -The Advent Wreath

There are many German Christmas traditions. One of them is the Adventskranz or Advent wreath. Made out of fir and/or pine branches and decorated with 4 candles it is symbolizing the 4 weeks before Christmas. Every Sunday a candle is been lit before the Christmas tree lights are illuminating the room. In Germany you don’t … read more …

Nov 222012
 
German Christmas Markets in Berlin, Germany

German Christmas is special and the German Christmas Markets are the best. The capital of Germany has not only one market, no. There are more than 40 Christmas Markets throughout the city. Every quarter has its own market. You can find also Designer Christmas Markets, and non-traditional markets as well that are typical for this … read more …

 November 22, 2012  Posted by at 7:30 am Christmas Market Berlin Tagged with: , , , , , ,  No Responses »
Nov 102012
 
Traditional German Christmas Decoration

Original Herrnhuter Sterne made in Germany This star above is a symbol of the star from Bethlehem and has also its own story and connection to Christmas. German Christmas starts 4 weeks before the actual Christmas days with the “Adventszeit”, each Sunday in December is an “Advent- Sunday”. And it is an old tradition to … read more …

 November 10, 2012  Posted by at 7:23 pm Christmas Ornaments, German Recipes Tagged with: , , , , , ,  No Responses »
Oct 182012
 
Send a Christmas Letter to Himmelpfort in Germany

Why would you want to send a letter to Himmelpfort? Well, if you know what the name means it will all make sense. Himmelpfort means “Door to Heaven” and it is the name of a city not far away from the German capital Berlin in Brandenburg. There is something special happening in Himmelpfort. Every year … read more …

Dec 242010
 
Merry Christmas

Frohe Weihnachten – Merry Christmas – Joyeux Noel – Buone Feste Natalizie -  Feliz Navidad – Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikom Rozhdestva is Novim Godom – Maligayan Pasko – Selamat Hari Natal – Kala Christouyenna – Gezur Krislinjden … We don’t always have a white Christmas every year but this year there’s snow everywhere.  This is how … read more …

 December 24, 2010  Posted by at 9:32 am Christmas Baking, Christmas Cookies, Christmas Traditions Tagged with: ,  No Responses »