New Christmas Market! Metz, France

Metz isn’t far from Luxembourg — less than an hour due south by car or by train. In Luxembourg, its Christmas Markets are well-known but not as popular as those of Trier. ..

Christmas Market, Cologne

I hope you’re not fed up with Christmas yet! On December 21, Anita and I went to the Christmas Markets in Cologne (Köln to the locals). ..

Random Happenings 6

While writing has never been a pleasure for me, I have enjoyed creating these Random Happenings posts. I hope those reading at home have also enjoyed hearing a bit about our routine life in 2014. ..

Christmas Markets, Part 1

We have just some bits of text for these photos — hopefully these holiday decorations will speak for themselves. As usual, click on the photos for larger images. ..

Springtime Prompt Post

Are you tired of looking at that snowy photo from the last post? I am.
It took a long time for spring to arrive in Luxembourg, compared to the past three years. ..

Snow in Luxembourg, Part 1

After two days of sun and relatively warm weather, it’s safe to bring out our photos of this winter’s snowfall in Luxembourg. It was the most cold and snowy winter since we arrived here. ..

More Christmas Market Photos

One of the good things about living in the city is that the Christmas Market is a place that I pass by — or wander through — on my way to other things. ..

Huet den Houseker der eng Rutt bruet?

Translation: Did the man in black bring you a stick?

Tour de France: One for the good guys

Let’s look back at the 2012 Tour de France! After La Planche des Belles Filles, we drove a little way off the course to our hotel in Mulhouse, which is not far from the Swiss border. ..

Gebuertsdag vum Ierfgroussherzog Guillaume

Today marks the thirty-first birthday of Prince Guillaume, The Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg. And that comes just a few weeks after his marriage to Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy. ..