Winter Solstice and Christmas Markets

We do love a good Christmas Market area and Europe does not disappoint.  This year we are doing two, Munich and Edinburgh. Munich was last weekend, I took some photos up until the Grog (basically rum and hot water), then the photos kind of stopped and the giggling and stumbling began.  So, below are the … Continue reading Winter Solstice and Christmas Markets

Buona Befana

  As the holiday season approached this year I learned about some of the Italian traditions and one took me by pleasant surprise.       La Befana - She is the legend of an old witch who visits homes to leave gifts for good children and coal for bad ones on the 5th of … Continue reading Buona Befana