Skip to main content

Munich Christmas Market

We went to Munich back in December 2012! I can't believe it's almost two years ago, times sure flies. Anyway, we went to visit their famous Christmas Market. I had never been before so I was super excited and it didn't disappoint.

We stayed at The Holiday Inn Munich - City Centre. We were very impressed. The location was fantastic. The hotel was only about a ten min walk to Marienplatz Central Square, where the Christmas Market is held.

It was so easy to get to the hotel. The train goes directly from the airport, literally to The Holiday Inn! The train ride took about 45mins. The station is right next to the hotel and you don't even have to go outside, as the hotel has an entrance from inside the arcade.

Thoroughly recommend the hotel, it was clean and comfortable with tea and coffee making facilities in your room. Pretty much a must for me and hubs, we do love to have a cuppa in the morning and before bed haha! Breakfast was included in our room rate and it was amazing! Seriously, I think that could of been one of the highlights of our trip! Haha... We could of sat in there for hours! Everything you could imagine, eggs, sausages, bacon, hash browns, bread, pastries, tea, coffee, juices etc etc.. It was a couple of years ago now so I can't remember exactly what there was, but I do remember we raved about it all day and we completely pigged out on it!

Marienplatz Central Square was heaving! So busy, loads of different market stalls, selling all kinds of Christmas treats. We stopped off for regular Gluhwein breaks, which was delicious! Completely hooked. It certainly warms your insides, as it was freezing! You did need a warm drink to keep you going and of course a little alcohol buzz never hurts anybody, hehe! (insert winky face).

We were planning to eat at the famous Hofbrauhaus, but it was soo busy and I needed to eat asap! If you know me, when I'm hungry, I'm hungry, it needs to fed immediately, haha. Right opposite was the Hard Rock Cafe. Which is one of my faves and it didn't disappoint! Tasty food, relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff, what more do you want!

Make sure you're in the square for midday, as when the clock chimes the figurines dance around, It's quite magical. We had a great time there, along with drinking Gluhwein, having a Bratwurst from one of the stalls is a must! I've found a website here that gives you loads of information about the German Christmas Markets, wish I knew about it before we went, maybe we could of squeezed more in!

It was a fabulous couple of days away, even though it was flippin' cold, we loved every minute and would highly recommend it. It really got us into the Christmas spirit, especially coming from the warmth of Dubai! Writing this post is making me want to go back!! Let me know if you've been or planning on going and don't forget to wrap up warm!

Heather ♥


  1. Aw wow it looks amazing! I love the Christmas markets!
    Alex //

    1. Thanks Alex! Yeah it was great fun, need to go back and get some better pictures and have some more Gluhwein! x x

  2. Great post Heather, especially helpful for people thinking of visiting. Fab photos, especially the one of Santa Mark!!!! xx

    1. Ahh thank you Steph! Haha, yeah still makes me giggle seeing the picture of Mark! x x


Post a Comment

More on the blog...

Mil Palmeras

Happy Thursday guys, hope you're all well. I'm just popping on here to show you a few pictures I snapped quickly today while we were at Mil Palmeras Beach. We popped to Mercadona this morning, well more lunchtime(ish) as we are sleeping in so much lately, but that's for another day. So, we picked up a few bits for the weekend and grabbed one of their sushi boxes for our lunch on the go. fyi , the best supermarket sushi I've had! After our trip to Mercadona we headed for Leroy Merlin in La Zenia as we needed to get some more bags of sand and some gravel too for our little diy garden project. I say little, but it's turning into quite the construction! Keep an eye on my  insta stories   over the weekend for updates. En-route to Leroy's we stopped off at Mil Palmeras to eat our sushi by the sea. Mil Palmeras has always been one of our favourite places here on the Costa Blanca South. Actually it was one of the first places we went to after the lockdown last year.  To

Moringa Oil - review

For a while now I've become increasingly interested in my skin and skincare products. I am now well into my thirties and becoming aware that my skin is changing . Something the 20 year old me never thought would happen. Maybe I thought I'd be blessed with clear skin for, forever. But dear Heather that is just not the case! Literally five years ago, since my 30th a random red blemish appeared on the end of my nose and has happily sat there since! Some days it would seem more prominent then others, but it was there to stay, so I thought. Recently, the week leading up to my 35th a friend of said blemish started to appear! A smaller lighter version. Flippin' hell I'm being invaded! Was this my future! The end of my nose filled with weird under the skin red blemishes?? I had already spied one random one on each side of my jawline!  Where ever next!? Enough. Enough is enough and action was needed. I'm not letting my future skin be plagued with these weird

Getting motivated to exercise

Getting motivated to exercise for me is probably one of the hardest things. I don't know why, as in my head I'd love to be one of these fitness girls you see all over Instagram all happy, bouncy and always raring to go. I always feel good after I've exercised so I really don't know why it takes me ages to get myself motivated. I'm 39 now and I know I need to lose weight. I'm not drastically overweight it's more of a personal thing. The usual story that my clothes are getting snugger, I'm out of breath a lot quicker after just doing the simplest tasks and I'm snoring a lot more at night, which my doctor did say could be because I've put on a few extra pounds. Over the last 9 years I've actually put on 20 lbs! That's crazy isn't it. The weight has literally been sneaking up on me and the fat has gradually been moving in a pound at a time. Crafty little thing really.  It has got to the stage where enough is enough and I need, probably fo