Kid Friendly

Summer at Holiday Park

by Wendy McCool Lewis Holiday Park is an amusement park in Germany, located just south of Mannheim, only a 30-minute drive from Heidelberg and a 55-minute drive from Kaiserslautern. World-class… Read more

London - For Market Lovers

London for market lovers

London street markets are world-renowned. Discover numerous flea markets, antiques markets, and vintage fashion markets. Here are our favourites…

Don’t drop the beet

There are benefits of beet roots that fight against diseases as well as serve as a natural aphrodisiac. Enjoy these two delicious juicing recipes…

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.

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

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.

Wolfstein: A medieval gem near Kaiserslautern

Wolfstein is a small town near Kaiserslautern that’s great for a day trip. The popular hiking village also has some unique attractions.

Family Fun at Legoland

LEGOLAND Deutschland will spark the interest of both the young and young at heart! Adults can nostalgically enjoy a journey through their LEGO-loving pasts, while the younger visitors can take in an experience of a lifetime.

Discover the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau

The Gartenschau is open from April 1st through October 31st each year and covers a huge area of both flat and hilly terrain in Kaiserslautern, not far from the city center. Learn about the many attractions the park holds!

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.

Stuttgart Spring Festival

Fair fun at the Spring Festival Stuttgart

From April 19 to May 11, 2014 the 76th annual Stuttgarter Frühlings-Fest (Spring Festival) will take place on the Cannstatter Wasen.

German BBQ traditions

Break out the grill and learn to BBQ the German way!

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.

4 favorite places to visit in Portugal

Portugal is a country of stunning variety. Landscapes range from granite topped mountain ranges to golden sand laden coastline.

Berlin – discover Germany’s capital on a budget

In an international survey tourists voted Berlin the most popular city in Germany. What’s its secret?

Discover the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt

Senckenberg (Natural History) Museum in Frankfurt is a fun and educational way to spend an afternoon. This museum is also the home to the most extensive collection of dinosaurs throughout Germany.

Enjoy Hiking and More Along the Danube

The upper Danube in the Black Forest is a wonderful place to go hiking, and we discovered much more along these ancient river banks in the town of Donaüschingen.

Fischbach’s Copper Mine

Fischbach Copper Mine is less than an hour from KMC and offers unexpected fun for the entire family. Learn about the mining process and the life of a miner.

Herald Union – Super Bowl Giveaway in Wiesbaden

Don’t miss your chance to win a 25 euro gift card for area businesses in the 2 February edition of the Herald Union.  Win great gift cards from: Kunst Zimmer Nane… Read more

DO-IT-YOURSELF trade fair “kreativALL Wiesbaden” in Wallau Wiesbaden

The Do-It-Yourself public trade fair all about arts & crafts, design, handcraft, baking and cooking will be held from 17th to 19th February 2017 in the Messecenter Rhein-Main Wallau. TV… Read more

Homemade Playdough!

Make homemade playdough quick and easy.

Keep your kids busy in the KMC area!

Are the kids driving you crazy?  Have you run out of ways to keep them busy?  Check out these kid friendly activities in and around the Kaiserslautern area. The City… Read more

Donkey Farm and Mill – Eselsmühle

Take a day trip to Eselsmühle, the donkey farm and mill near Stuttgart. Eselsmühle is also a restaurant, event center, geological museum and so much more.

Wiesbaden’s Freudenberg Castle, the Museum of the Senses

The museum in the Freudenberg Castle (Schloss Freudenberg) is an unforgettable experience as you explore the wonders of senses and the mind. History This 20th century restored building has been known as the… Read more

Christmas Market of Nations in Rüdesheim

In the already romantic old town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, the Christmas Market gives this town the final touches of becoming a real-life fairy tale village.

The Witch Tower of Idstein!

The charming and remarkable town of Idstein makes a wonderful day trip, which includes viewing sites from the top of Witch Tower (Hexenturm).

The Magical Christmas Market in Eltville

Eltville hosts a very magical Christmas Market only one weekend each year with a castle backdrop and picturesque cobblestone streets. So mark your calendar for 2016!

Christmas & Advent Markets in Baden-Württemberg 2016

It can truly feel like “It’s Christmas Everyday!” in Germany between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Cities and towns across Germany have Christmas fests every single weekend! The festivities also include traditional holiday events such as ballets, plays and musicals.

Enjoy activities in Amsterdam with your kids!

Amsterdam is famously known for its activities for adults but not necessarily for kids. However, here are a few activities that children will love!

Apple Week in Mössingen

During late September and early October, the town of Mössingen comes alive to celebrate its 10th Annual Apple Fest. My family and I are so excited to participate in apple fest in Baden-Württemberg! According… Read more

Kletterwald in Neroberg

Channel your inner Tarzan! Swing down ropes and climb within the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald! Located on the top of Wiesbaden in the beautiful Neroberg, this high ropes course… Read more

Swim and Dine High Above Wiesbaden

Did you know that Opel Neroberg has a hidden paradise perched high above the city of Wiesbaden? Here you can sun worship and swim then also dine in their restaurant. Dining The… Read more

Family safari at the Opel Zoo

Brown foxes, wild boar and red squirrels are indigenous to the Taunus Mountains. However, thanks to Opel Zoo you can catch a glimpse of various other animals like elephants, giraffes, llamas and… Read more

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

The Earth beneath my feet in Bad Sobernheim

by Ulrike Robinson Shoes and socks off and off you go! In Bad Sobernheim, you can treat the soles of your feet to the pleasures of a BarfussPfad, which translates into… Read more

Top 5 Places to Dine Outside in Wiesbaden

You might want to try one or all five of the Wiesbaden restaurants listed above! Whatever you decide, enjoy eating outside in the sun while you still can!

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!!