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Fountain of Travel How to Spend 24 Hours in Colmar France Street

How to Spend 24 Hours in Colmar, France

A visit to Colmar, France had been high on my bucket list for years and back in November I finally got the chance to see those half-timber clad buildings that had decorated my Pinterest profile for years. For those not familiar with Colmar, this quaint town is located in the French Alsace region which borders Germany. The proximity to Germany and many turns under both French and German rule has created a pretty unique blend of German and French culture...

Fountain of Travel 5 Romantic Weekend Getaways in Europe Colmar

5 Romantic Weekend Getaways in Europe (That You Haven’t Considered)

When you say romantic weekend getaways in Europe, people immediately picture Paris, Italy or maybe London. You imagine strolls along the Seine in Paris, gelato in Venice and cool neighbourhoods in London. All of the above are of course great romantic destinations, but what if you want something a bit different? Working full-time means limited holidays and I’m always looking for short European weekend breaks. I enjoy solo travel but whenever possible I love to bring my partner along. We’ve...

Fountain of Travel Christmas Market in Colmar Place Des Dominicains

A Winter Visit to The Christmas Market in Colmar, France

If you share my obsession with Pinterest, you have probably seen the photos of the brightly coloured half-timbered houses in Colmar. I had swooned over those images for years before I finally got a chance to visit Colmar this November. Colmar is a gorgeous (gorgeous!) French town in the Alsace region bordering Germany. The region is famous for wine but the reason I paid a winter visit was the Christmas market in Colmar. Whilst the neighbouring German markets are more...