Travel

6 Favorite Things to do in Edinburgh

Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh is an iconic destination. It’s steeped in history, the site of ancient bloody battles and offers incredible architecture.

Five Spectacular Day Trips from Kaiserslautern

Since PCS season is in full swing, I thought it might be helpful for those of you just arriving in Germany to begin exploring with some simple day trips.

Cool off at public pools in the Stuttgart Area

Are you planning on going swimming in the Stuttgart area? Well you better know your bads. This article lists some family-friendly swimming pools and more.

Nature’s Reflexology at Barfußpark

The secret to feeling young might be as simple as walking barefoot outdoors. Sometimes I just enjoy being silly with my grown daughters. Today was such a day. We shed our… Read more

German-American Friendship Fest

The Wiesbaden German-American Fest is held now until July 4. German and American families can come out for fun rides, tasty food, great music and fireworks!

Family fun at Eselsmühle donkey farm

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.

Medieval Bruges is Belgium at its finest

With canals lacing the city, Bruges holds many attractions and numerous photo opportunities for the diverse interests of its visitors.

Road trip along the Rhine River

For centuries, artists, poets and writers have been drawn to the small villages along the banks of the Rhine River as a source of tranquility and inspiration.

5 Tips & Tricks for Visiting Paris

Here are a few tips for your trip and our recommendation of things to do while you’re in Paris, France… the City of Lights.

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…

How to blend in while traveling abroad

Cecelia Curtis shows us how to blend in while we travel to get a true European experience, stay safe and prevent cultural misunderstandings.

The Enchanting Castle of Eltville

Take a stroll around the beautiful Eltville Electoral Castle, located in the Rheingau wine region. It offers history, inviting courtyard and rose garden, picturesque views 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.

Top Ten Places for Afternoon Tea in London

10 Places to enjoy Afternoon Tea in London

When in London, one simply must partake in Afternoon Tea. There’s nothing more British. Here are our top 10 spots for Afternoon Tea in London.

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.

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

Conquering the Deutsche Bahn like a pro

After a recent trip in which I ended up on the wrong train, here is a very basic explanation for riding the train here in Germany.

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.

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.