Europe’s Best Christmas Markets

Every year in cities and towns across Europe and Great Britain, you’ll find spectacular Christmas markets offering up unique and artisanal goods, local bites, and a truly magical holiday season.

English Tattoo Artists Immortalized in Rubbish

Getting a face tattoo is not on my list of desirable experiences, but seeing faces made entirely from discarded tattoo ink cups would be. Folkestone, in the English county of Kent, boasts a new piece of public art in the form of a photorealistic mural made out of reclaimed tattoo ink cups from the local tattoo parlour. The mural is the work of artist Leigh Mulley , who chose to create a portrait of the men who run the tattoo shop because it is one of the longest-running businesses on the street

Hotel Offers $199,000 Holiday Shopping Package

If you get really stuck for inspiration with your shopping this season, professional help is available. For a mere $199,000 you can purchase the Bespoke Holiday Season Shopping Package from the Hazelton Hotel, which includes transportation by private jet, two nights’ accommodations, a car with driver, and all of your meals catered to your hotel suite. For gents the package includes a watch-buying expedition with an expert in fancy timepieces, while the ladies enjoy the services of a stylist to untangle their shopping dilemmas, and both can avail the services of an art concierge.