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Christmas Markets of Eastern Europe

Snowy Church in Budapest, Hungary

Snowy Road in Budapest Starting in mid-November of every year, Christmas Markets start popping up all over Europe. In December of 2010, I took a mini train journey through Hungary, Austria, Slovakia and Czech Republic. The cheery Christmas Markets were definitely one of the highlights of my trip.  Pretzels for Sale in Vienna, Austria – Not sure about ‘Krapfen’  Each city, especially the major capitals is usually home to many different markets ranging in size.  Different markets are usually popular for different reasons – food, crafts, entertainment, decorations. Most major squares will house at least a few Christmas booths … Read More

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