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Christmas Food Traditions: a flavorsome journey around Europe

A week until Christmas, so it’s time for some European Christmas delicacies! This is the period of carols and kind words, wonderful lights and decorations, presents and hugs from friends and delicious food, enjoyed with family. Each culture is unique and has plenty of Christmas customs with rich history, traditions that are proudly celebrated to this day. Now, get ready, as we will take you on a mouth-watering journey and show you the best Christmas food traditions in Europe.

 

PART I
Countries in spotlight: Portugal, France & Italy

 

Exploring your European Family Heritage

The first Europeans to reach the shores of what is now the US and survive to tell the tale arrived way back in 1620. The Mayflower Society estimate there are now 10 million Americans with European heritage, descendants of the 102 brave souls that arrived aboard the Mayflower. In the years since, waves of immigrants from every European country have added vigor, energy, and enterprise to make America the great country it is today. 

 

Europe for Couples

Europe is home to some dreamy places. In fact, at Finest Journeys we think it is hard to find a European city that isn’t cute and quaint. But does it have places that are romantic enough for you to Honeymoon in Europe? Although, when we mention that, we aren’t talking about the well-trodden paths that lead most couples to Paris and Lisbon. If you are thinking of going off that path, then you may be in luck!

FINEST JOURNEYS ON THE ROAD – TURIN

Finest Journeys on the Road – Before you get to experience authentic Europe, we do it ourselves to discover the best! Find out where we go and who we meet to deliver your dream European trip.

Rita, Finest Journeys’ marketing executive was on the Road!
For her, any excuse is a good opportunity to get to know a new place or to experience something different and to take exquisite pictures.
Read further to find out about her Turin travel tips and more!

When in Rome, Don’t Throw any Straws!

Does that sound like a metaphor to you? That may be. But it also happens to be true in case of the Isle of Capri! There are guidelines on everything from eating sandwiches outside to wearing flip flops!

Why Is Everyone Talking About Multigenerational Travel?

Multigenerational Travel has quickly become a favorite in the past few years. At a time when our lives seem to be getting busier by the minute, families spread out and move away and those strong family bonds so easily become stretched….

Finest Drinks and Where They Lead

 

Not decided yet where to go for your next journey? Here are some drink ideas to inspire you.

 

7 Great Cities to visit with Mom

Get inspired by these 7 European cities your mom would love to visit with you. Planning her perfect vacation is the best way to say thank you. Would she like to learn a famous Spanish dance? Or would she like to adventure out in the Irish Nature? Here are our suggestions for a good time exploring in family.

6 Beautiful Flower Shows to visit in Europe

Spring is one of the best times to visit Europe. The flowers blossom and bring color and fragrance to the streets. From London’s Chelsea Flower Show to Holland’s Keukenhof, explore some of the most charming gardens in Europe. Here are 6 of our favourite flower shows in Europe, in no particular order.

14 Easter Food Traditions in Europe

What are Easter’s traditional Easter foods in Europe?  We selected the most popular foods in 7 European countries. Find out where the Easter Bunny comes from, the story behind France’s chocolate bells and other Easter delights in Europe.

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