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The Best Munich area Christmas Market isn’t in Munich– hop a train to Augsburg instead

Is it possible to have seen too many Christmas markets? I didn’t think so before our whirlwind market trip through Vienna, Salzburg and Munich. By the time we’d hit Munich, the last leg of the tour, we’d made our way through a dozen markets and I was starting to think that perhaps I’d reached my […]

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Munich, Germany’s Medieval Christmas Market: Corny or Cool?

Dancers garbed in Renaissance attire. Vendors role-playing medieval characters. Blacksmiths crafting medieval weapons. These were the descriptions I’d read of the Medieval Christmas market in Munich’s Wittlesbacherplatz square. I wasn’t sure what to make of the Medieval market– it sounded like it could either be a really cool experience or like a Renaissance fair gone […]

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