Scenes from the Stuttgart Christmas Market

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The Christmas markets have been in full swing here in Germany, and I wanted to capture and share the happiness the markets create.  Twinkling lights, cold nights, warm glühwein, friends old and new catching up, laughter, and cheer.  This is what I think of when I think of the Weihnachtsmarkt. The Stuttgart Marktplatz, Schillerplatz, Schlossplatz and more are lined with wooden huts topped with evergreen branches and twinkling lights.  Each hut sells something unique, from hats and warm socks, to wooden nutcrackers, Christmas ornaments, candles, or even kitchenware. It’s fun to browse the stands, shopping for your loved ones Next […]

Mercedes Cup Stuttgart

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Sports fans in Stuttgart are very happy this week between the Mercedes Cup tennis tournament and the World Cup kickoff, there’s a lot to watch and a lot of excitement!  Last weekend we decided to check out the Mercedes Cup and made a ‘day-date’ out of it! The Mercedes Cup is an ATP World Tour tennis tournament on grass courts.  The tournament is sponsored by Mercedes and the winner of the tournament gets prize money and a new car!  We hadn’t been before and wanted to check it out since it’s local and the tournament brings some big names to Stuttgart […]