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Recipes to Make Water More Tasty

Simple, fruit-infused water recipes to keep you hydrated and healthy

Sometimes, facing day-after-day of sipping on plain water can be like eating the same meal day in and out – completely uninspiring, even if it’s healthy.

Cooking with Klaus – Potatoe Tuna Casserole!

Ingredients (for 4 people) • 1 pound of mushrooms, cleaned and cut in half • 2 onions, medium sized finely diced • 2 cans of tuna, strained and broken into… Read more

3 great restaurants in Munich

Mr. Gerhard Leicher, consultant to the German restaurant industry and Munich resident for over 20 years, shares his favorite Bavarian restaurants in Munich with us.

Cooking with Klaus – Chicken Breast with Onion Sauce!

Ingredients (for 4 people) • 4 chicken breasts • 4-6 red/purple onions • 1 cup red wine • 1 tablespoons balsamic vinegar • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil • Salt to… Read more

Valentine’s Day Ideas to Surprise Your Loved One

Do something special for your loved one, we have plenty of ideas for you…

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

Cooking with Klaus – Kassler!

Kassler is a German specialty – salted, smoked and boiled pork. We will serve it with salted potatoes & red cabbage. Ingredients • 1 slice of Kassler per person (you… 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.

Getting Married in Denmark

Denmark! The Las Vegas of Europe for Quick Marriages

The country of Denmark offers quick, easy and romantic weddings for people of all nationalities. You could say it’s the Las Vegas of Europe…

Cooking with Klaus – Sauerbraten!

Ingredients • For four persons : 600 to 700 grams of beef • Salt • Pepper (corns and ground) • Sugar • White wine, Red wine • Vinegar (a simple… Read more

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

Cooking with Klaus – Red cabbage and mashed chestnuts mashed chestnuts!

Ingredients • Red cabbage: 1 jar of red cabbage (you will fi nd it on the economy named Rotkohl or Rotkraut) this will be enough for up to 4 people •… Read more

Cooking with Klaus – Brussel Sprouts!

Ingredients • A handful of brussel sprouts per person… • Bacon • Onion • Salt • Ground white pepper • Nutmeg • Butter Brussel sprout season has started – one… Read more

Cooking with Klaus – Roasted Potatoes!

Ingredients: • One hand full of potatoes per person • One small onion per person • Salt • Ground white pepper • Margarine First of all, many Americans know this… Read more

7 Tips for Experiencing Germany

To have an incredible experience while stationed in Germany, here are seven New Year’s Resolutions you should definitely keep!

A Town of all Seasons – Tübingen

Tübingen is a town of all seasons delighting the masses throughout the year with its festivals, museums, quaint shops, wonderful eateries, a gorgeous river and much more.

Cooking with Klaus – Mushrooms, as you get them on the fair!

Ingredients • 100 grams of mushrooms per person • 1 small onion • one leek • a little oil • salt • ground pepper • some red wine • parsley… Read more

Decluttering For The New Year – 5 helpful Tips!

If you can no longer move inside your closet or garage, it may be time to start polishing up on your organization skills.

Cooking with Klaus – Crêpes with Quark filling!

Ingredients FOR THE FILLING: You will need to marinade raisins in rum, water, sugar and lime juice a week before making this dessert. Allow for a spoon full of raisins,… Read more

Last Minute Whiskey Pecans for Christmas

This holiday season try a tasty delight, Christmas Whiskey Pecans! The recipe is simple and the ingredients are minimal.

A White Christmas Sangria!

For this holiday season make your very own White Christmas Sangria with a Pinot Grigio. Then sit back, relax, and enjoy!

Christmas Shopping in the Stuttgart area!

With shopping malls in Germany appearing to be now in their heyday, they provide the opportunity for great fun! Here is a list of a few in the Stuttgart area.

Cooking with Klaus – Red wine pears!

Ingredients • 2 pears • 1/2 liter red wine • 1/4 liter milk • 100 grams of cooking chocolate • Sugar • Cinnamon and some corn starch • Vanilla ice… Read more

Cooking with Klaus – Baked Feta!

What do we need? (Recipe is for four persons) • 500 grams feta cheese • 1 bell pepper (or…if you can get them, take these little bell pepper mix boxes to add… Read more

Christmas and holiday cookie traditions

Christmas and holiday cookie traditions seem to be high on almost everyone’s to-do list. These are sweet treats we indulge in as well as pass around to family, friends and neighbors.

Bad Münster Christmas Market

For an extra dose of holiday cheer, you owe it to yourself to make the drive to Bad Münster and enjoy this truly charming market before it’s too late.

Cooking with Klaus – Vegetarian Pasta!

What do we need? For four persons: • 1 onion • 2 Bell peppers • 2 Carrots • 2 Zucchini • Pasta • Margarine 1 spoon full • Vegetarian bouillon… 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.

Cooking with Klaus – Sauce Bolognese!

What do we need? • 150 grams ground meat (pork and beef) per person • Sunflower and olive oil • Tomato paste • Sliced tomatoes in a jar or a… Read more

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!

Hiking in Germany

One of the healthiest activities and habits in Germany is hiking! Germany is dedicated to creating, supporting and maintaining spectacular trails. Grab your boots and be awed!

Scrapbook ideas for Thanksgiving!

A great scrapbooking idea for Thanksgiving is to create a recipe memoir, in the form of recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation.

Cooking with Klaus – Ham Pasta!

What do we need? 100 grams of pasta, one egg and one slice of cooked ham per person. Salt and ground white pepper to season, and margarine. Preparation: First bring… Read more

Thanksgiving Turkey

Interesting Fun Facts about Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving refers to a time of the year when families gather and together expresses their thanks for what they are thankful to and for. It is believed that the first… Read more

Delicious Thanksgiving dishes!

Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays with the family every year – spend time with the people who matter most over delicious a Thanksgiving meal.

Christmas is upon us! 8 Tips for German Christmas Markets…

Christmas is knocking on your door! So grab your holiday shopping list and head to a German Christmas Market! Because there are so many wonderful markets to see in Germany, here are eight tips to help you out!

Cooking with Klaus – Carrots Vichy!

Hello friends of delicious cooking! Let’s do some vegetable today. This name comes from a little french town called Vichy…they have mineral springs there for people who are looking for… Read more

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.

Experience an authentic Swiss fondue dinner

Zurich has a lot to offer. Enjoy authentic fondue, stroll along picturesque streets, hop on a river boat, take in spectacular cable car views and much more.