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European Christmas Traditions

Dec 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Europe's winter holiday traditions date back before the dawn of Christianity, and incorporate many belief systems and cultural eras under the umbrella name "Christmas." From Roman festivities to peculiar legacies like the giant straw yule goat of Gavle, Sweden (pictured), a European Christmas is actually a rich and varied mish-mash of festivities. Here's a gallery of our favorites.... Read More

Conrad Hotels in Popular Travel Destinations Around the World

Dec 20, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Conrad Hotels & Resorts offers a unique world of style, service and connection in gateway cities and exclusive leisure destinations around the globe. At each and every destination, the focus is to bring the local culture to you in unexpected and unforgettable ways. Indigenous artwork and world-renowned architecture accompany luxurious amenities at every turn. Plus, access to unique experiences in the local market.

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The World’s Coolest Food Museums

Nov 29, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Who doesn't love Pez? You get to break open a colorful character dispenser's neck and out pops a little fruity candy in a classic range of flavors like grape, orange, cherry, and strawberry. The Pez Museum in Burlingame, Calif., takes candy nostalgia to the next level with the world's largest Pez dispenser and an exhaustive collection of new, vintage, and rare dispensers dating as far back as the candy's initiation in 1927.... Read More

The World’s Coolest Food Museums

Nov 29, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

There’s a museum for everything. Miniatures, bunnies, toilets, and even the Mob have museums across the globe dedicated to their very existence. But just as people are passionate about Burt Reynolds and his friends, they are passionate about foodstuffs like Pez, pasta, and SPAM. Throughout America and around the world there are museums that shine a spotlight on specific and unique culinary inventions, disasters, and histories.... Read More

10 Thanksgiving Celebrations Around the World

Nov 21, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Families gather on the 15th day of the eighth lunar cycle to celebrate the autumn harvest. The Chinese reunite with family for a large three-day feast featuring mooncakes sweet cakes filled... Read More

10 Thanksgiving Celebrations Around the World

Nov 21, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

The day of grace and gluttony we know as Thanksgiving is more than just the big meal before Black Friday. It has rather noble origins. When our pioneering forefathers arrived on American shores, they left the Mayflower in a tragic state. Throughout the winter at sea they suffered from exposure, scurvy, and outbreaks of contagious diseases. When only half of the original crew made it to the New World, an Abenaki Indian greeted them in their native tongue of English. Days later, he returned with Squanto, a member of the Pawtuxet tribe, who was sold into slavery to an English sea captain.... Read More

Hamburg and Berlin | Germany's Northern 'High' Lights

Nov 10, 2011  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

Hamburg and Berlin. Like stunning siblings— one a sophisticated, petite brunette and the other an outgoing, out-there blonde— these sisters have their own distinctive personalities. Each is special, each is different. And both are worth getting to know.... Read More

Classic Horror Story Locales

Oct 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

As the spookiest holiday of the year draws near, enjoy a photo tour of real-life sites that were famously featured in classic horror stories, folklore and film. Some look surprisingly sweet, some flaunt their history, and some will chill your bones.

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How to Avoid Common Menu Blunders in Europe

Jul 8, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Regardless of how adventurous or curious an eater you are, disembarking in France with little to no knowledge of the language can often mean eating something you really didn’t think you’d ordered.... Read More

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin Kicks Off July 6

Jun 21, 2011  |   Contributor: Rana Babac

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin is to stage its ninth season July 6-9. Its main entrance is facing the city's famous Brandenburg Gate, but the Spring/Summer 2012 collections will be presented in a tent on Strasse des 17. Juni.... Read More

Baltic Coastal Spa-ing at Resort-A-Rosa

Jun 16, 2011  |   Contributor: Matthew Graham

"Look, here's another one," I said to my wife Karen. She peered into the doorway of the darkly lit blue sauna. I walked a few feet further within the airy central fountain room of the Travemünde Grande A-Rosa Spa and opened the next door.... Read More

Cruise and Cycle Through Saxony

Apr 7, 2008  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Tours: For those travelers that prefer to vacation a little differently, cycling and cruising through Saxony is an ideal way to discover and appreciate this gorgeous countryside. Take in the beautiful scenery while cruising the Elbe River.... Read More

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