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Reindeer-drawn sleigh in Lapland. Flickr/Timo Newton-Syms

White Christmas: An Australian in Lapland

Christmas takes on new meaning when it’s spent behind a reindeer-drawn sleigh in Finnish Lapland.
The Silent Night Chapel in Oberndorf. Photo by Austrian Tourist Office.

The Story of Silent Night: Christmas in Austria

In the land that inspired "Silent Night," Christmas is still a time of magic and wonder. From the villages of Lake Wolfgangsee to Salzburg and Oberndorf, here's how to celebrate Christmas in Austria.
The home where The Christmas Story is located in Cleveland, Ohio.

Holiday Classic: A Christmas Story House

"A Christmas Story" has become a favorite holiday movie. In Ohio, you can visit the house where it was filmed.

Christmas in Colorado

During the holidays, Colorado truly shines. The snow is pristine, the air is pure – and there is plenty of space to enjoy Mother Nature.
Celebrating Semana Santa in Spain. Flickr/ fotEK10

Celebrating Semana Santa: Easter in Spain

Easter is celebrated for an entire week in Spain, and it's filled with pagentry, ritual and meaning.
Royal Hawaiian HOTEL

Pink Palace: The Royal Hawaiian Hotel

Clark Gable, Kevin Costner, the Shah of Iran, all four Beatles and seemingly half of the U.S. marines have slept with her.
Christmas Market in Tallinn

Christmas Spirit: Our Favorite European Christmas Markets

In Europe, Christmas markets are a treasured holiday tradition. Here are some of our favorites.
Nutcracker from the Erzgebirge mountains at the Christmas market. Photo by GNTO

German Christmas Market Traditions

You don’t have to be German to love traditional German Christmas Markets. In fact, many visitors travel to Germany just for the Christmas markets alone.
How to say I love you in German

The World’s Most Romantic Language?

Rosetta Stone surveyed lovers worldwide to identify the most romantic language. Here's what they found.
Weekend at Biltmore

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Spa Getaway at the Arizona Biltmore

Linger over long breakfasts and experience signature spa treatments at this historic desert resort.
A Scottish Christmas Parade in Alexandria, Virginia. Photo Credit: Mark Webb

Christmas in Alexandria, Virginia

Spend Christmas in a seaport setting that’s been honing its yuletide spirit for over 250 years.
Peru New Years Eve

Mountaintop Magic: New Year’s Eve in Peru

In a one-room dwelling of a shepard’s compound, a mountaintop shaman offers a New Year's blessing and an unforgettable experience.
Skiing in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Skiing Steamboat Springs: Olympic Training Grounds

Ski the “champagne powder” at this famous Colorado resort. You may even get lessons from Olympic legends.
What to Do in Vienna. St. Stephen's Cathedral stands above the city. ©WienTourismus / W. Hofmann

Vienna Under My Skin

At Christmastime, home is where the heart is.

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