Strolling Through Europe’s Christmas Markets Jun22

Strolling Through Europe’s Christmas Markets

The unique Christmas markets of Germany, Austria and Luxembourg. Europe’s Christmas markets are winter wonderlands waiting to be explored — sometimes, more than a hundred booths are set up in the town square. With the smell of gluhwein (mulled wine) and gingerbread in the air and the sight of Christmas lights twinkling and reflecting off tree ornaments, which create a kaleidoscope of colors, it’s easy to lose yourself. Toys and gifts of all kinds decorate the stalls and delight the senses. In my experience, some of the most remarkable markets are found in Germany, Austria and Luxembourg. Nuremberg, Germany Nuremberg’s Christmas...

The Castles and Charm of Coburg May23

The Castles and Char...

Bavaria’s Coburg is rich in royal history, unique attractions and much more. At first glance, Coburg appears to be a typical charming German town with attractive castles and landmarks neatly snuggled along Bavaria’s Castle Road and Toy Road routes. With a little research and planning,...

Fave Five Hidden Cities and Sites in Bavaria Oct22

Fave Five Hidden Cities and Sites in Bavaria

Owner and CEO of Pride Travel Marc Kassouf shares his favorite finds in Bavaria, Germany. Germany, as a destination, offers a wealth of options when choosing cities and attractions for our clients; even an area seemingly as well defined as Bavaria presents a number of unique towns and sites. Each of the five picks listed below offers unique experiences and what I deem to be among the best sites in Southern Germany. Wurzburg The gateway to the Romantic Road, running south to fairytale-like castles, Wurzburg can serve as your client’s or group’s hub, with its good selection of hotels and various classes of accommodations. Nestled about...