Tag Archives: Europe

The best Christmas markets in Copenhagen


We’ve now covered Berlin, Paris, Stockholm and New York in this updated series and today we’re heading back to Scandinavia by popping down to the Danish capital, Copenhagen. Here you’ll find a variety of Christmas markets to check out, and don’t forget to sample one of the many Christmas beers produced by the city’s excellent craft brewers. When […]

Berlin: How to cure ‘Ostalgie’ in three easy steps


Ostalgie? What’s that, some kind of infection? Not exactly. In the words of Wikipedia, Ostalgie is a German term referring to nostalgia for aspects of life in East Germany. It is derived from the German words Ost (east) and Nostalgie (nostalgia). Oh right. ‘Good Bye Lenin’, Trabants and pining for the good old days of […]