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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Ski Arlberg – Video

It’s not too late to hit the Alps for a quick winter ski or snowboard trip. Join MilitaryinGermany.com for a fun filled tour of Sankt Anton, Lech and Zürs in… Read more

A weekend in paris

Romance & fashion in the city of love

So much to see in a capital brimming with romance, art and fashion, Paris is a no.1 destination!

The Amsterdam You Haven’t Seen

The breathtaking city of Amsterdam has a lot to offer! This article offers a few off the beat hidden gems to visit while in this magnificent maritime city.

The story behind St. Patrick’s Day

All over the world on the 17th of March every year – impress your friends with a little more knowledge of the historic St Patricks Day.

Vienna – a classic gem

Vienna is steeped in history, a top global city with must see museums and galleries, delectable cuisines, tasty drinks and terrific views.

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?

Top 5 Countries to Visit While in Europe

We surveyed a group of United States airmen, soldiers, civilians and their families to find out where they were happy they’d visited during their time in Europe. Here are their top 5 favorite countries.

Ladenburg: Road trip ideas from Kaiserslautern

Ladenburg, a microcosm of Germany’s natural scenery, is a scenic one-hour drive from Kaiserslautern along the “Deutsche Weinstrasse,” Germany’s wine street.

Enchanting Almond Bloom Festivities

Learn about the Almond Bloom Festival at the German Wine Road in the Rhineland-Palatinate area.

A Weekend in Sweden

One weekend in Sweden

Sweden is one of the highlights of northern Europe. The standard of living is among the highest in the world and the scenery some of the most beautiful.

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.

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.

Many reasons to visit Speyer!

There are many reasons to visit Speyer including museums, sea life, hiking and biking, wine-tasting and of course great places to eat.

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…

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.

Lovely Small Towns of Stuttgart

Lovely small towns on the outskirts of Stuttgart have a lot American families including various festivals, great shopping low prices, hiking and biking, and much more.

Kirchheimbolanden – A Medieval Town

Kirchheimbolanden is a medieval town between Kaiserslautern and Mainz with some charming features and an interesting history.

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

Where Pigs Fly and Marvel the Mercedes-Benz

Whether you make this a full day or break it up, the Schweine and Mercedes-Benz Museums you won’t want to miss if you’re here in Stuttgart.

Visit the OTHER Frankenstein Castle

While not exactly ripped from the pages of Mary Shelley, the Rhineland-Palatinate’s Frankenstein Castle and town are certainly worth a visit.

Trier – Germany’s Oldest City!

Make a day trip in Trier. Not only can you enjoy a nice meal, but you can also explore its 4th century Roman ruins of the Imperial Baths.

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!

Paris: More than just the City of Love

Though traveling in the world today can be a bit nerve-wrecking, here are a few tips from a traveling artisan to experience Paris.

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.

New Year in Innsbruck

Innsbruck, Austria, a ski town, has a lot to offer for visitors year round and a special celebration for the New Year that’s a great time for visitors.

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).

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.

Twinkling Star Christmas Market in Wiesbaden

Warm lights, musical sounds and scrumptious cuisine of the Wiesbaden Christmas Market will leave you seeing twinkling holiday stars!