Perry Como. Johnny Mathis. Bing Crosby. The Chipmunks. They've all put their signature voices on this holiday classic. And I am cheerily belting it out right along with them in Salzburg.
The annual Christkindlmarkt, or Christmas market, has begun in town which means the spirit of the holidays is buzzing here. Various cobblestone squares filled with local holiday-ware merchants. The smell of hot chestnuts wafting from street corner vendors. Echoing choirs singing from the Dom steps. People milling about with cups of hot seasonal drinks like gluhwein (mulled wine- ok) and orange punsch (flavored alcoholic punch- no need to have again).