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One thing many Americans tend to miss most about the States is the food and understandably so. (And supermarkets being open 24/7 but that’s a different story.) If that’s the… Read more

Lady Power at Frauenmuseum Wiesbaden

I love a good museum celebrating the history of strong women who paved our way to freedom. The Frauenmuseum (women’s museum) in Wiesbaden does just that so, naturally, I had… Read more

Dogs love going on walks!

Living with a pet, particularly a dog, is an enrichment for everyone who loves animals. But, as with all kinds of pets, the most important thing before taking a dog… Read more

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Neuschwanstein Castle and The King of Kitsch

I have lived in Germany all my life but it wasn’t until I started writing about it that I realized how little I’ve actually seen of it. Neuschwanstein Castle is… Read more

KidsKorner – August 4, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on August 4, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

Fresh, Italian Deliacies at Otterberger Hof

Hotel & Restaurant Otterberger Hof in, well, Otterberg, offers creative, yet traditional, Italian delicacies and regional classics using only fresh, mainly local ingredients and no additives. Fresh fish, meat and… Read more

KidsKorner – July 29, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on July 29, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

Become an Adventurous Historian at Gondwana Prähistorium

“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure” were my friend’s first words when we left and it really was. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium sums up the history of the… Read more

KidsKorner – July 21, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on July 21, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

6 German Barbecue Classics

Germans love a good summer barbecue as much as Americans do but what they put on their plates doesn’t exactly resemble hot dogs, burgers and co. These recipes can easily… Read more

KidsKorner – July 7, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on July 7, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – June 23, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on June 23, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – June 16, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on June 16, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – June 9, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on June 9, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – June 2, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on June 2, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – May 19, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on May 19, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

A long weekend in Cornwall

Newquay is a town whose name, unless you’ve already happened to come across it on Ryanair’s list of cheapest destinations, you’ve most likely never heard of. That’s a great tragedy of… Read more

KidsKorner – April 28, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on April 28, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – April 21, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on April 21, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

Weimar – cultural capital of the 18th century

Let Weimar’s rich cultural and literary history enchant you during a cozy weekend away. Here’s the thing: I love historical figures. There’s just something about learning what inspired humans to become who… Read more

KidsKorner – April 14, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on April 14, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – April 7, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on April 7, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – March 31, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on March 31, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

Delicious Chestnut Days in Trifelsland

Chestnut season is coming up! Thanks to a wide area of edible chestnut trees between the palatine forest and southern Weinstraße, everything in the Trifelsland region will be chestnut themed… Read more