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Heidelberg Christmas Market: A Local’s Guide

Our Christmas market in Heidelberg s full of locals enjoying the season every year beneath our glorious castle. So pull on your warm socks and walking shoes, here’s your local’s guide to enjoying our lovely Christmas market here in Heidelberg.

Our Christmas market in Heidelberg is full of locals enjoying the season every year beneath our glorious castle. So pull on your warm socks and walking shoes, here’s your local’s guide to enjoying our lovely Christmas market here in Heidelberg.

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Schloss Mespelbrunn

The small but perfectly formed Schloss Mespelbrunn in western Bavaria has survived for hundreds of years unscathed, mainly due to its location, nestled in the Spessart forest. The Castle Mespelbrunn is one of those that takes your breath away as you come around the neatly clipped box hedges.

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Schloss Schwetzingen

The gorgeous Schloss Schwetzingen and its extensive gardens in southern Germany are a treat for French and English garden lovers alike.

The gorgeous Schloss Schwetzingen and its extensive gardens in southern Germany are a treat for French and English garden lovers alike.

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Getting from Frankfurt to Heidelberg

Heidelberg is a lovely day trip from Frankfurt. There’s several ways to get to this picturesque little city on the Neckar River, and I’ve detailed them all for you here.

Heidelberg is a lovely day trip from Frankfurt. There's several ways to get to this picturesque little city on the Neckar River, and I've detailed them all for you here.

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Five reasons to move abroad with children

Everyone will you tell why it’s hard to move overseas with kids, but let me share with you some of the reasons it’s a great idea. Living in another country can be difficult, but it can also be incredibly rewarding, often on the same day. 

Everyone will tell you why it's hard to move overseas with kids, but let me share with you some of the reasons it's a great idea. Living in another country can be difficult, but it can also be incredibly rewarding, often on the same day. 

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