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Basel Fasnacht

Basel Fasnacht: a lexicon

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Basel Fasnacht, as Carnival is known here, is conducted primarily in Basel Deutsch, the local German dialect. In fact, many of the terms describing...
Cologne Christmas

A vibrant Cologne Christmas–Part II

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Cologne's Christmas markets began with the Markt der Engel, or Market of Angels, with new venues being added over the years. The first market...
Cologne Christmas

A vibrant Cologne Christmas–Part I

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 Cologne, Germany is a magnet for fans of Christmas markets. It's one of the most-visited Advent season celebrations anywhere, located in seven venues spread...
Dusseldorf Christmas

A cozy Düsseldorf Christmas

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There are Christmas markets all over Europe, but some of the best are in Germany. No surprise, since so many of our holiday traditions...
Basel Wish Book

An Advent tradition: Basel’s Wish Book

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For the past twenty years, the Basler Wunschbuch (Basel Wish Book) has been part of the city's Christmas celebrations. The book is an open...
Basel Christmas

The quiet pleasures of a Basel Christmas

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It's Christmas in Basel. Holiday markets closed two days ago, and within 24 hours, all evidence of holiday bustle was gone. How Swiss! For...
Basel Christmas market

A Basel Christmas: Münsterplatz

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Christmas in Basel attracts visitors from all over the world--more than 1/2 million of them. Since 2011, the Christmas market at Münsterplatz, Basel's best...
Basel Christmas market

A Basel Christmas: Barfüsserplatz

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The Christmas market at Barfüsserplatz and Münsterplatz in Basel is one of the prettiest and largest in Switzerland. Many Christmas markets were originally set...
Baden-Baden

Christmas market chic in Baden-Baden, Germany

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The Christmas market in Baden-Baden, Germany is a lot like the spa town itself: intimate, family-friendly and chic. The Christkindelsmarkt is new by European...
Basel Fasnacht

The characters of Basel Fasnacht

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Costumes worn by Fasnacht participants come in many forms. Clique members will dress to suit the subject chosen for by the group for lampooning...
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