Diary of Slovenia Day 5

Ljubljana Castle on www.MilliGFunk.com

As I’m writing this post, I’m curled up in bed for our last night in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Our stay at the City Hotel has been great, and we spent quite a bit of time on foot today exploring the capital city. Standouts today have been the hotel, our walk to … Continue reading

Diary of Slovenia Day 3

A Visit to Predjama Castle, Slovenia on www.MilliGFunk.com

I’m back today with our Diary of Slovenia Day 3 post. On Day 3 we had breakfast at the Tourist Farm Touristica Kmetija Kosir in Kranjska Gora, toured the Postojna Caves, and visited the Predjama Castle. We finished our day with a drive to the capital city of Slovenia: Ljubljana. If you’d like … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Time Slows Down for the Carosel

Time Slows Down for the Carosel

This is one of my favorites from a photography club outing at the Nürnberg Christmas Market. The carousel is in the children’s market, and it’s two levels! We had a fun night, shooting, and I learned a little more about my DSLR. #travel #photography #night A photo posted by Melissa … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: German Beer Truck

Bier Post Beer Truck at Thurn & Taxes Market in Regensburg Germany on www.MilliGFunk.com

I fell in love with this antique beer truck (complete with taps on the side) at the Thurn & Taxis Palace Christmas Market in #Regensburg #Germany this year. We went last weekend on a date (22 weeks pregnant in this bump pic), and it was a really good time! #travel … Continue reading

A Mountaintop Monastery with Monk’s Beer & a Christmas Market!

If you’re looking for a truly unique Christmas market experience, and especially if you like trying beer when you travel, you should put the Kreuzberg Monastery on your Christmas must-see list. Their Christmas market, called the Adventsmarkt im Kloster Kreuzberg, is only held for one weekend each year, so don’t miss … Continue reading

The Many Smaller Christmas Markets of Cologne

The Many Christmas Markets of Cologne via MilliGFunk.com

Below the enormous, gothic Cologne Cathedral lies a city that’s known for its Kolsch beer and its location on the Rhine River. Cologne is a cultural hub for the region, boasting music performances, museums, and other attractions as well as countless great restaurants and Biergartens. At Christmas time, though, it’s easy … Continue reading

The Advent Market at Legenfeld Castle in Burglegenfeld

Advent Market at the Legenfeld Castle

For  two days only, the castle (Burg) in the town of Burglegenfeld holds an advent and art market. If you live nearby, you’ve probably seen the castle, which sits high on the hill in the middle of town. What you might not know (I definitely didn’t) is that the Castle … Continue reading

Flaming Coffee, American Donuts, and More at the Rudesheim Christmas Market

The Rudesheim Christmas Market on MilliGFunk.com

Of the 15 or 20 Christmas Markets we’ve visited in Europe, the Christmas Market in Rudesheim, Germany, is one of our absolute favorites. The town of Rudesheim is hilly and quaint, situated directly on the Rhine River. The area is known for Riesling production, so in the summer months you’ll … Continue reading

Christmas Markets in Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg-Christmas-Market

It’s been more than a year since I’ve visited the Christmas markets in Heidelberg, Germany, and despite the fact that I was almost seven months pregnant and despite the fact the weather was outright nasty, Heidelberg still ranks as one of my favorite Christmas market destinations. The city of Heidelberg has … Continue reading

Hot Beer at the Parsberg Castle Christmas Market

This winter we visited some of the small, one-weekend-only Christmas markets in our little corner of Germany. One of our favorites was at the Parsberg Castle in Parsberg, Germany Christmas markets can get really crowded sometimes, and my husband and I get drained fast by the throngs of people. The Parsberg … Continue reading

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