Christmas Markets: Nürnberg, Ramstein & Kaiserslautern

A tour of German Christmas Markets!We spent the weekend out at the markets once again, there really is no more exciting and delicious place to be this time of year! I can’t tell you how many different varieties of Nutella covered pastries I’ve eaten lately… no really, I’m ashamed! Early on in the season we visited Heidelberg and Burg Lichtenburg, a week ago it was Kaiserslautern and Ramstein (which I’m just now getting around to sharing), and last weekend we ventured out to Nürnberg, the most famous “christkindlesmarkt” in the world! Continue reading

Christmas Markets: Heidelberg & Burg Lichtenburg

A tour of the German Christmas markets!It’s hard to believe the first candle on that advent calendar is lit! Despite the fact that we had a four day weekend, it whizzed by at unprecedented speeds, my head is still spinning! We celebrated Thanksgiving with two other couples who moved from Hawaii with us. I’m so glad we were all stationed together again, especially every time a holiday rolls around and I start missing family (even more than usual, that is). Our potluck meal was amazing, and so was the epic game of Scattergories that followed! Friday we trimmed our tree and then Saturday and Sunday were spent at the Christmas markets in Heidelberg and Burg Lichtenburg (that’s a lot of burgs)! Continue reading