The holidays are here! And so are those cheerful markets that satisfy your every shopping, eating and good mood desires. Here are 12 markets well worth your consideration. By Michele Herrmann Travel souvenirs make great presents, especially during the end-of-year holidays, when you can shop at Christmas markets all around the globe. These annual holiday bazaars are the source of one-of-a-kind gifts, as well as joyful holiday experiences, and promise a cherished memento reminiscent of a location.

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For many people, the prospect of shopping in a new location has their fingers itching to whip out the credit card. Whether you are an enthusiastic or reluctant shopper, here is some information to help you find the best bargains and goodies while enjoying your Home Exchange vacation.