Fifth Bamberg Christmas Market – and SNOW!

Lots of sights this week: Bamberg's Artisan Christmas Market (fifth and final market in town), beautiful snowfall and my walk to Weipelsdorf in it, plus a few more German Christmas traditions and Nativity scenes around town.

Two More German Christmas Markets in Bamberg, Germany

A visit to Bamberg, Germany's Medieval Christmas market and the main one on MaxPlatz. Includes nativity scenes from several churches and snow scenes of this wonderful German town.

Making Lebkuchen, Germany’s Christmas Gingerbread Cookies

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Join me as I get a hands-on tutorial for making Germany's famous gingerbread Christmas cookies, Lebkuchen. You can do it, too! The authentic German homemade family recipe is is my book, A Travel for Taste - Germany, available by clicking the Shop tab at the top of the blog. It will be like you visited Nuremberg's Christmas market in person!

Touring Munich, Germany, in Vintage BMW Convertibles + BMW Museum

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Touring Munich in vintage, classic BMW convertibles from the 1930s plus a walk through the BMW Welt showroom, the BMW Museum and BMW factory in Bavaria, Germany.

BMW World and the 1972 Olympic Park in Munich, Germany

My first of several visits to BMW Welt in Munich, Germany. It's next to the Olympia Park where the 1972 Olympics were held and those terrorists created such a stir. It was a peaceful visit, though, and one of my longtime wishes came true!

Pfingsten (Pentecost) in Germany and Battle of the Bands – Part I

Check out the Pentecost procession in my little village in Germany near Bamberg - Bischberg. Following that there was a competition among the regional marching (oompah) bands in which I nearly drown because it was raining so hard!

Bamberg Zaubert, Germany, Dirndls and Traditions

Opening procession photos of Bamberg Zaubert, annual circus celebration in downtown Bamberg, Germany. Musings on life in Bavaria, open-air markets, dirndl racks in department stores, and European traditions.