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The Best (and Least Crowded) NYC Holiday Market that You’ve Never Heard Of

If I hadn’t absentmindedly taken the wrong exit out of the subway, I would have missed this market entirely. Annoyed at having to walk across two extra avenues in the bitter cold, I hurried down 34th street, huddled in my not-warm-enough coat. But by chance, I glanced to the left and a baby blue tent […]

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Finding Holiday Cheer in NYC: Bryant Park Christmas Market and an Xmas Pub Crawl

While New York City’s Christmas and holiday markets don’t hold a candle to Europe’s (the only US Christmas market that even comes close is the Christkindlmarket in Chicago), they are still worth a walk through if you’re in town for the holiday season. My first pick for a New York City Christmas market is the […]

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Vienna’s Stephansplatz Christmas market

Vienna’s Stephansplatz Christmas Market– a Market in the Heart of Vienna If you’re touring Vienna during the Christmas season, it’s impossible to miss the Stephansplatz Christmas market, named for the Stephansplatz square where it sits. The square is home to one of Vienna’s most famous landmarks, the spectacular cathedral, the Stephansdom. The Stephansdom is on […]

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Spittelberg Christmas Market in Vienna

Spittelberg Christmas Market, a Neighborhood Market (Weihnachtsmarkt am Spittelberg) Vienna offers a lot of Christmas markets to choose from– some are great for shopping, some are better for decorations, and still others are more suited for just hanging out (to read about seven different Vienna Christmas markets, don’t miss my highly opinionated post, the best […]

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