Happening Upon Solidarity – Stuttgart, Germany

One Saturday last month we walked down Koenigstrasse – King Street – in Stuttgart, Germany.  Koenigstrasse is Stuttgart’s Michigan Avenue or Champs-Élysées of shopping and people watching.  We were reliving memories of years gone by, years when we had only one baby.  Now we have three children and they each needed a fresh German pretzel… Read More Happening Upon Solidarity – Stuttgart, Germany

Community gathering – the Christmas market

Right about now every travel site and travel show will be talking about European Christmas markets.  Traditional, romantic, cultural, local food, local crafts, spicy brews, medieval settings – all good reasons to visit a European Christmas market, if you can.  Christmas markets, like any other highly touristed event, offer the visitor a glimpse of the… Read More Community gathering – the Christmas market