The Best White Winter WonderlandThe absolutely best Instagram feed this December to see white winter wonderland comes from Switzerland. Anita shares unbelievably beautiful scenic photos from Swiss and Austrian Alps. This photo is from Austria. Photo by Travelita
The the best Bucket List Moment“Adventure” or “bucket list moment” can be so very different to different people, and we always want to encourage you to define your own adventures and also to look back in your life and see the bucket list-worthy moments that you perhaps thought you’d never do, but you did. I loved the bucket list moment from Susan’s friend Joanne this Christmas.
Fun on the Winterval Carousel! Having a go was on our friend Joanne’s bucket list, and the weather broke enough that she could! :-)”Photo by Susan_Vibrantireland
The Best Family Christmas Card PhotoThe best family Christmas photo comes from the Browns from California. Nothing is more skimbacoish than jumping of joy and sharing the moment with the people you love.
Tomorrow is Christmas Eve! We are jumping for joy!”Photo by erikal and morganb180
The Best Family Tradition MomentWe hunt trends, we embrace everything new, but appreciating old traditions is deeply embedded to what Skimbaco is all about.
Learning to make our traditional Italian Christmas dinner. My grandmother and her sister are teaching the younger generations so we can carry on.”Photo by Rockstarmomlv.
The Best Gingerbread HouseWhen a gingerbread house has a fountain in the courtyard it is easy to declare it the best.
Cutest gingerbread house!”Photo by @therichlifeonabudget
The Best Holiday DIYWhen you create Christmas from your heart, you have to spend time to do it so. Creating crafts, handmade gifts and setting up your home with homemade goodies is all so skimbacoish! I loved seeing Tamera’s DIY ideas this Holiday season on Instagram.
Making candles here today … Ellis and I have had this on our Christmas list for so many years! Thank you @ellistracy for making this one come true!”Photo by TameraBeardsley
The Best Holiday Food PhotoFood is such an important part of the Holiday celebrations, and part of the fun is making it together. I love not just how these cookies look and probably taste good too, but the idea of all of the time spent together creating them.
We love decorating Christmas cookies.”Photo by keltainentalo
The Best Christmas GiftThe best Christmas gifts are from the heart. This year the best received gift was a photo book I made for my in-laws, but I think Reeta took giving photo-gifts to even higher level – she had a fairy photo shoot for her children, and photos were the gift not just for the grandparents, but the experience itself was amazing for the children. Double gift!!
Fairytale photoshoot = xmas present for grandparents”Photo by Houseofanais
The Best Outdoor Christmas DecorationsThe most beautiful outdoor decorating picture comes from Italy from Bolzano in South Tyrol. Photo by TheFamilyCompany.
The Best City Christmas Photo: USAI loved virtually traveling around the world this year and seeing Christmas photos from around the world on Instagram. NYC is such a special place to spend Christmas time, so my best city photo comes from my favorite city in the USA. Thanks for sharing Jen! Photo by JenTemple
The Best City Christmas Photo: EuropeThis is one of the most magical Christmas photos from Rome, another city I absolutely love. The Colosseum, the moon, the Christmas tree.
Triple threat.”Photo by Tianapix
The Best Christmas TreeI think Leigh has done the best job featuring the most beautiful Christmas trees found in luxury hotels this Holiday season, both on Instagram and in her blog Hines Sight Blog. She spotted this gorgeous tree in the Walt Disney World.
A room this grand, needs a grand tree. The Victorian-themed tree at The Grand Floridian at the Walt Disney World. “Photo by HinesSightBlog
The Best Christmas Airport PhotoPlanes, trains, automobiles… Traveling is such a big part of the Holiday season, and luckily it doesn’t have to be a bad thing. The best airport photo this year comes from Schipol airport in Amsterdam where this Santa band was spotted. Photo by radiohead28
The Best Christmas Market InstagrammerI hope you had a chance to visit some Christmas markets this year. There is something magical about mulled wine, small of roasted nuts and Christmas lights combined in shopping for artisan products for Christmas. Germany is known for magical Christmas markets, so it was easy to declare DJ the best Christmas market Instagrammer, he visited 7 different Christmas markets in Germany this Holiday season. This photo is from Nürnberg. Photo by dreameurotrip
The Best Vacation PhotoThis was one of the most difficult ones to choose – so many great vacation photos!! However, I loved seeing how Constance planned her trip to sunny California and Hawaii for a long time, and I’ve loved seeing her trip photos of her and her beautiful daughter (pictured). I love how they are together making their dreams come true.
My daughter is awesome, look at this babe”Photo by angelconstance.
Christmas Around the World Pinterest BoardMake sure to check out more great photos from Christmas around the World in our Pinterest board with the same name.
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I love that photo from Austria. I visited there quite some time ago and it was such a beautiful country
What a lovely post of amazing Christmas moments – mine included. Our grandparents almost cried when they got their fairy photos… Hope you and your family also have a great festive period!
Leigh Powell Hines
This is great. Merry Chrismtas!!!
DJ Yabis | Dream Euro Trip
Great list! Thank you for featuring my photo <3 Cheers to more instagram fun in 2014!
A great Instagram December roundup and thank you so much for including my WinterWonderland obsession :) Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
Such fun photos, thank you so much for including my Rome shot! Merry Christmas!!