Travel

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!

Wiesbaden on Ice Nov 16, 2016 – Jan 8, 2017

Nestled between the Wiesbaden Kurhaus and Kurpark, ESWE Eizeit (ice rink) is the perfect place to go skating in the city!

Magical lights at Mainz Christmas Market!

From now until December 23, get lost for hours under the spectacular lights of the Mainz Christmas Market.

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 romantic town of Heidelberg

Considered one of the top five cities in Germany to visit, Heidelberg attracts millions each year with its history, art and scenic beauty. Take a stroll through the city or along the river. What are you waiting for?!

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!

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.

Strasbourg a picturesque town in France!

Have you ever visited one of those quaint cities where you can imagine yourself living forever? I have and it’s Strasbourg, France. It is a picturesque town with cobble stone streets and a riverfront neighborhood with timbered buildings accented by colorful flower boxes.

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.

Beilstein along the Moselle River

Make your way to Beilstein, a quaint countryside village tucked into the hillside. You can now can enjoy the beautiful fall colors and a nice glass of wine.

Discover Venice

Venice is an absolute must visit destination regardless if you travel with your spouse, family or friends. Take a boat journey on canal, discover St. Mark’s Cathedral, visit the secret gardens and more.

Explore Croatia on a 2 day trip

Croatia will not disappoint you whether you are a family looking to relax or a couple in search of a romantic getaway. Make this your destination.

Rüdesheim am Rhein beside the beautiful Rhine River

The charming town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, which you can only reach by ferry, has vineyards, wine tours, picturesque views, historic buildings, great restaurants and shopping and more.

Emilia-Romagna – Italy

Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region is a traveler’s delight. Stepped back in town and enjoy the divine food, medieval castles, spectacular views, and so much more.

Discover the Alsace!

Venture off track for adventures and misadventures in Obernai, Rosheim and Soufflenheim. These beautiful towns in the heart of Alsace have so much to offer.

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!

Historically charming city of Heppenheim

Germany has many beautiful cities and towns to explore that are only a short drive away! Approximately an hour drive from Kaiserslautern is the historically charming city of Heppenheim.

Plaza de Toros de Seville

Plan a trip to the beautiful Seville, Spain! Visit the city’s favorite attractions such as Plaza de España and Plaza de Toros de Seville or view the historic city by a carriage ride and much more.

The Awakening – Halloween at Frankenstein Castle

Are you looking for the ultimate Halloween experience? The Frankenstein’s Castle is up there near the top! This annual Halloween festival in Darmstadt is one of the biggest Halloween festivals in Europe.