Weihnachtsmarkt Backnang

Smaller towns around here tend to have a Christmas market for just one weekend. Last weekend we headed up to Backnang to check their out for the first time. Why Backnang? well for a start the lovely half timbered, fairytale style town centre, the always impressive and beautifully sparkly Christmas tree and it just so … Continue reading Weihnachtsmarkt Backnang

A Christmas warning

If you haven’t sent Christmas cards from Germany yet, you could be in for an expensive surprise. I’m passing on this information because the first year I rocked up at the post office with my stack (20-25) of cards for home , only to be told it would cost me 65euro to send them, wait … Continue reading A Christmas warning