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Christmas Sparkle at Tivoli Gardens

In Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark As someone who has been to two theme parks in her whole life, I don’t know much about rides.  Honestly, the last time I went was when I was in my mid-twenties.  I felt like the oldest woman ever.  I gamely went on all the rides that my companions wanted to go on, but I…

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Christmas in Gamla Stan

In Stockholm, Sweden The Great Square Christmas Market (Stortorgets Julmarknad) has its origins in the old medieval markets of Stockholm.  It’s been in this same spot every year since 1837 (with a brief window from 1907-1914, when it didn’t run at all).  Therefore since 1915, it has been a constant presence in Gamla Stan, and you couldn’t get a more perfectly…

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