Both of today's photos come from our sometimes-guest blogger California Globetrotter. To be featured on Wordless Wednesday, tag your instagram photos with #myyounggermany. Happy holidays! #Heidelberg #weihnachtsmarkt 🎄❣#Germany ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Oooh Heidelberg how I have missed you!! I miss living here but I definitely don't miss the massive crowds of tourists during the Christmas Market season! [...]
by Alie of The Erlangen Expat and Starting Over in Stuttgart Photo public domain Photographer: Martin Spiske Now I’m no fashionista but I wish that someone had prepared me for a how cold it could get and how crowded the markets might be. I struggled with getting a balance between warm enough and not unattractively [...]
In case you've had enough holiday cheer, here's Krampus, the guy who takes care of the bad children 'round Christmastime in the Alpine regions. Photo copyright Marc Müller / dpa
Photo copyright Terry Harris/dpa
Photo copyright dpa/Paul Zinken
by Nadia Hassani Photo courtesy Spoonfuls of Germany Sweet German Christmas specialties are the only area that seems to be untouched and untainted by the stereotype surrounding German cuisine. Every Christmas season, German producers ship their goods all over the world, in wooden boxes and colorful metal tins embossed with winter village scenes. [...]
Tauentzienstrasse, Berlin-Charlottenburg. Photo coypright dpa / picture alliance Tauentzienstrasse, Berlin-Charlottenburg. Photo coypright dpa / picture alliance Merry Christmas to all our celebrating Young Germany readers!