Bremen, Germany

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time for Christmas markets, folks! The 6th edition of “The Shwits Drink Too Much Glühwein” was hosted by Bremen, Germany with a special guest – our friend, Kaitlin, joining us all the way from North Carolina! Bremen, Germany’s 11th largest city, is located about 3 hours west […]

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Merry Sinterklaas!

I don’t think that’s a thing people say, but ya know what? I like it so I’m going with it. It’s December 5th which means it’s pakjesavond (present evening) and if you were a good little one throughout out the year, maybe Sinterklaas replaced that carrot in your shoe with some treats! Tonight is the […]

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Düsseldorf, Germany

I’m not even sure how this happened, but believe it or not, this is our 5th holiday season living in Europe! Since we have a pretty major trip coming up in less than 2 weeks (!!) we decided to stay relatively close to home for the Christmas market this year. Düsseldorf is only about 3 […]

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Groningen Round-up 3 (Plus Some Extra)

So, remember that time we went home for Christmas? …probably not, because I never actually blogged about it! (facepalm) In short: We flew home – we had Christmas with our families – we celebrated New Year’s Eve – I turned 32 (not too keen on seeing that in writing) – we saw as many friends […]

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Berlin, Germany

Good morning! I’m writing this post from home in Charlotte, NC! (at 6:45am – thanks time-change) I’ll keep it short and sweet. About two weeks ago Shane and I continued our German Christmas market tradition; this year in Berlin, Germany! I had full intentions of writing this post before we headed home for the holidays, […]

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Cologne, Germany

Merry almost Christmas everyone!  We’re on Christmas season #3 in The Netherlands (crazy right?!), and what does that mean?  Christmas market time!!  So far we’ve been to Munster, Valkenburg (NL),  & Dusseldorf. This year, we were off to Cologne, Germany! I was particulary excited about this one becuase I’ve been eyeballing it since we’ve been […]

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