Stories tagged Europe

Winter 2022 - The Holiday Issue

Christmas Crafts from the Village of Lauscha

The age-old art of handmade, glass-blown, and paper mache Christmas ornaments lives on in the village of Lauscha, in Germany's ancient Thuringian Forest. Karen LeBlanc in the Krebs Glas Lauscha showroom, open to the public. One of my favorite Christmas memories as a child was unspooling the tissue paper-wrapped silvered Christmas ornaments compartmentalized in cardboard…

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Spring 2022 - Spring into Travel

Immersing in Idyllic Rural France on a Luxury Barge with European Waterways

Sunset view of Cathedral in Narbonne over the canal Blessed with historic rustic villages, seemingly never-ending vineyards, and relaxed unhurried canal life, barging on the medieval Canal du Midi in southwestern France’s remote Languedoc Region was the ideal escape after a long, difficult two years with the COVID pandemic. Our tiny 8-passenger first class hotel…

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