Christmas in Europe is a dream experience for many. That charming old world feel with early darkness make for such wonderful gezelligheid! Oh yeah, I guess not everyone knows this word (my favorite Dutch word). There is no exact translation but the closest meaning is “coziness”. And I think of it as a type of coziness that only exists in Europe. 🕯✨🕯✨
I’m rounding up my favorite European Christmas posts here so you can have a little holiday tour around the Continent. Enjoy!
When I first started dating a guy from the Netherlands, I had a lot to learn about the Dutch culture. I had been to the Netherlands one time but was still not familiar with the country's history or traditions. To be honest, the extent of its reputation for me [...]
For this gift guide, I'm so excited to share with you a few businesses and organizations in Paris that could really use your support this year. It doesn't need repeating that this year has been tough for a lot of business, especially those that depend on tourists. Of course [...]
I was recently invited to visit the beautiful Château de Vaux le Vicomte with the group @hello_france. They always do wonderful excursions and are so good about inviting different Paris Instagrammers to feature the wide variety of locations they are welcomed to visit throughout the year. I am so grateful [...]
As I've wandered through Paris recently, it occurred to me that when I hear of people coming to Paris for a visit, it’s rarely at Christmas time. It's not hard to understand the thought behind choosing other times of year: the weather is better, the colors are brighter, and the [...]
If you all are like me, you love a good cozy spot to spend a winter's evening. I have been in the Amsterdam area a few times over the years, and I've just gotten back from another trip... it even snowed on my last night in town. 😄❄️ ❄️ I have [...]