12 Christmas experiences in Germany worth braving the cold for

Here are 12 traditions to look forward to if you are planning a pre-Christmas trip to Germany. PHOTOS: MING E. WONG
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FRANKFURT – A puzzled German acquaintance once told me about his colleague in his company’s Singapore office. “She absolutely insisted on coming to Germany in December, even though I offered to fly to see her. Why? It’s so cold.”

But the chill of December, along with the prospect of snow, could have been the perfect reason for the Singaporean’s hoped-for trip to Germany.

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