Your Favorites. Best Travel Destinations of 2016

I decided to make it official: 2016 was an amazing year for Holiday on my Mind. The blog was launched on 7 September and it already reached over 4000 readers from across the globe – that means around 1000 views per month (if you are a blogger yourself you know this is a big deal for a new blog). It is an honor knowing that 4000 people chose to read MY blog when there are millions, millions of other travel blogs out there. I remember I felt drunk when I reached over 100 shares for the first time, when my Switzerland’s Top Christmas Markets blog post was repined 600 times, or when my Facbeook and Twitter pages got 1000 followers each. This wouldn’t have been possible without your help – yes the reader’s help because when you love writing, the only thing that will give you more satisfaction than writing itself is knowing that other people enjoy reading your work and find it helpful. Before I get too emotional, I would like to share my top 10 pieces of the year (judged after the amount of views they received). Continue reading “Your Favorites. Best Travel Destinations of 2016”

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Germany’s Top Christmas Markets

Christmas markets, also knows as ChristkindlmarktMarché de NoëlChristkindlesmarktChristkindlmarket, and Weihnachtsmarkt originated in Germany in the Late Middle Ages. They quickly spread to other German-speaking countries such as Switzerland and Austria but also in other parts of Europe such as the northern part of Italy and easter part of France. They are now popular all around the world and nothing feels cosier than buying Christmas food and hot drinks from the wooden chalets in the cold months of November and December when you listen to “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow” on repeat. Let’s see what are some of the best Christmas Markets you should visit this winter! Continue reading “Germany’s Top Christmas Markets”