Rest of Germany

Medieval Charm at Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg makes a perfect place for a day trip with all its beauty, history and more. If you haven’t been before or would like to know the highlights, here is a personal walk through this endearing town.

Weinprobe

How to wine-taste: German style

One of the most fun things to do in Germany is a wine tasting or Weinprobe. Since about 60 percent of all German wine is produced in the state of Rheinland-Pfalz, residents of the KMC are in the middle of a wine tasting wonderland.

Deliciously Black Forest

Take a journey to the towns of Herzogsweiler and Freudenstadt in the Black Forest to discover the secrets of smokehouses, microbreweries and more.

Bamberg

Germany’s most scenic spots

Germany has its share of romantic spots. Couples can picnic next beautiful lakes or stay in a hotel nestled in the countryside with striking mountain views.

Explore the natural beauty of Bitcherland

Bitcherland is situated in the Natural Regional Park of the Northern Vosges and represents the Lorraine part of this park, which has been classified by UNESCO as a “World Reserve of the Biospshere.”

Bad Urach – the friendliest Swabian small town

This friendly, beautiful town in Baden- Württemberg offers hiking trails, castle ruins, waterfalls, a picturesque Old Town, a royal palace and much more.

Our favorite amusement parks in Germany

Time to take the family on a road trip to check out Germany’s best amusement parks.

Beethoven’s Beautiful Birthplace, Bonn

Bonn is one of Germany’s oldest cities and the former capital of West Germany. There is a lot to do and plenty to see in this city, famously touted as the birthplace of Beethoven.

Channel your inner witch at Tanz in den Mai

In Germany, the very last hours of April are ones of great celebration, music and most of all, dancing. Bring in May by partying with the witches!

Indoor playground fun at MegaPlay

If your kids need some place to blow off some steam no matter the weather, Lisa says “from beginning to end, my kids had a great time” at Mega Play, an indoor play area for children of all ages in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

Hamburg Fish Market

If you are looking for something different to do, I urge you to head north to Hamburg on Friday, spend the weekend enjoying the city and go to the famous fish market early on Sunday morning.

Introducing Germany to your visitors

Living overseas means that family and friends want you to play tour guide when they visit. Here are some tips to give them a taste of life in Germany.

Explore one of the world’s oldest wine estates: Schloss Vollrads

Schloss Vollrads is one of the oldest wine estates in the world, dating back to the 13th century and is located near Wiesbaden and Frankfurt.

Aachen Cathedral

3 Cultural World Heritage Sites in Germany

Germany is a country that has developed a rich culture over centuries and it is blessed with 35 UNESCO World Heritage Sites for culture. Here’s 3 of them.

Schloss Heidelberg – one of the favorite castles in Germany!

Stroll the Heidelberg Castle’s courtyard and garden, Heidelberg Tun (Big Wine Barrel) and the German Pharmacy Museum (Deutsches Apothekenmuseum).

Linderhof Palace & Neuschwanstein Castle

Bavarian has two enchanting castles. Linderhof has impressive gilded gold rooms, while Neuschwanstein was the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle.

Germany´s Top Amusement Parks

The perfect time to take the family on a road trip to check out Germany’s take on amusement parks is in the summer. From an afternoon spent with Shrek to… Read more

Every Kid’s Dream, LEGOLAND Park in Germany!

Legoland is one of the highlights of being stationed in Germany with the kids. There are rides, 4D movies, bowling, playgrounds, restaurants and of course, tons and tons of Lego!!

The Ultimate Day Trip from Stuttgart

If you live in the Stuttgart area, you can visit three countries-in-a-day.This ultimate day trip may sounds exhausting, but it definitely will be worth it and unforgettable!

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

5 Things You Will Love About Berlin

Berlin is one of the most desirable destinations to visit. Things that allure millions each year include the sheer vibrancy of the city, its rich history, various landmarks, and so much more.

Cologne

Cologne Anyone?

With a history of over 2000 years, Cologne or Köln as it is called in Germany, is now ranked as one of the must-see places in Germany.

Hamburg’s 6 Attractions Kids Will Love

Check out some of the best attractions in and around Hamburg, Germany for kids and parents on a European tour!

Climb to the Top of Rapunzel’s Tower

Live the fairy tale by climbing to the top of Rapunzel’s Tower. Head to the whimsical and charming town of Trendelburg for the enchanting tower, beauty views and an upcoming medieval fest.

Making the Most of Munich

Making the Most of Munich

No stay in Germany is complete without at least a weekend exploring this world-renowned city on the edge of the Alps.

The Puzzling City of Ravensburg

If you haven’t visited the puzzle town of Ravensburg, it definitely warrants your visit! It has rich history, a museum district, a shopping district, many towers and surrounding vineyards.

Heidelberg Castle’s Wine Barrel

Stroll the Heidelberg Castle’s courtyard and garden, Heidelberg Tun (Big Wine Barrel) and the German Pharmacy Museum (Deutsches Apothekenmuseum).

Kreuzberg Monastery & the Chicken Farm

Take a fun day trip to the Kreuzberg Monastery and Brathähnchen (chicken) Farm. Enjoy taste beer brewed at the monastery and then chicken roasted on an oven pit at the farm.

Kakteenland- Cactus and Aloe Farm

Kakteenland Steinfeld is a cactus and aloe farm in which you can explore and buy over 1, 000 varieties of cacti and succulents. Also available are planters and garden accessories, stone jewelry and minerals and more.

An Ostrich Farm in Germany

If you’re looking for a daytrip that offers something a little different, head to Straussenfarm Mhou for a closer look at these prehistoric birds as well as some exotic eats.

King Ludwig’s Bavarian Castles

Bavarian has two enchanting castles. Linderhof has impressive gilded gold rooms, while Neuschwanstein was the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle.

Strawberry Season is here!

This summer strawberries are on every corner kiosk in Germany. It is not difficult to be tempted to include these sweet gems with breakfast, lunch and dinner. As a child,… Read more

Find Serenity at Abtei (Abbey) Himmerod

In my early 20’s I worked in a law firm in Atlanta, Georgia. A sweet lady in her mid-forties worked with me and was the mother of two children~ one… Read more

Koblenz – Where Two Mighty Waters Meet

Koblenz is situated where the Moselle and Rhine Rivers meet and surrounded by four great hills.

The Franconian Grandeur of Würzburg

Situated at the start of the Romantic Road, Würzburg is perhaps an ideal place to start a tour of some of Germany’s most famous sites.

Fine Bavarian Crystal Factory Outlet

The Nachtmann Factory Outlet is the premier crystal shopping destination in eastern Bavaria, in the quaint little town of Neustadt an der Waldnaab.

Visit Nuremburg

Discover the History of Nuremberg

The ancient city of Nuremberg has a lot to offer visitors, including a rich history, castles, museums, great restaurants and a beautiful Christmas Market.

The Best Six Castles in Germany

Millions of tourists flock to see what is called Germany’s jewel in the tourist crown each year, and it’s easy to see why.

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle: Pure Magic

Few places in the world can transport us into the realm of fairy tales as easily as Neuschwanstein Castle, nestled amongst the pastoral hills of Bavaria.

Hohenschwangau Castle

Hohenschwangau Castle

Conveniently found in the foot of the Alps, Hohenschwangau Castle is undoubtedly one of the best strategically placed castles of all time.

The Real Monuments Men

The Real Monuments Men

We explain the history behind the real monuments men, and what their work has meant to the art world.