Rest of Germany

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.

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.”

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.

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

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.

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?

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.

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.

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!

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).

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?!

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.

Visit Dresden

5 Cities to Visit in Germany

Germany is a beautiful country, rich with diverse attractions, culture and history. This nation boasts some unique attractions ranging from astonishing rivers to magnificent historical buildings and castles.   Here are five of the… Read more

Triberg, Black Forests Gem

Triberg in Baden-Württemberg is located in the middle of the Black Forest and has lies between 500 and 1038 meters above sea level. The town of approximately 5400 has one… Read more

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Munich’s Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is the biggest and most famous event in Germany and the world’s largest fair, with over six million people attending every year.

Dresden, A Historic City with a Will to Live

Destroyed by a couple of wars, Dresden has always risen and reinvented itself to some admirable glory. This beautiful historic city beckons you for a visit!

Take a Trip Along the German Alpine Road

With warmer weather quickly approaching, the 450 kilometers (just over 279 miles) of the German Alpine Road offers panoramic views of the Bavarian Alps. This just might be the best road trip in the world!

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

5 Things You Will Love About Berlin

Berlin is one of the most desirable destinations to visit. Things that allure millions each year include the sheer vibrancy of the city, its rich history, various landmarks, and so much more.

Cologne

Cologne Anyone?

With a history of over 2000 years, Cologne or Köln as it is called in Germany, is now ranked as one of the must-see places in Germany.

Hamburg’s 6 Attractions Kids Will Love

Check out some of the best attractions in and around Hamburg, Germany for kids and parents on a European tour!

Warnemünde - Baltic Seaside Resort

Warnemünde – a Resort on the Baltic Sea

Visit Warnemünde, the attractive seaside resort of the Baltic Sea. There are many attractions at this seaside resort that will make your visit a memorable one!

Aachen

Discover Aachen

The German city of Aachen lives and breathes Europe. The city has some beautiful historical sites to enjoy, whilst offering the vibe of a modern city

Climb to the Top of Rapunzel’s Tower

Live the fairy tale by climbing to the top of Rapunzel’s Tower. Head to the whimsical and charming town of Trendelburg for the enchanting tower, beauty views and an upcoming medieval fest.

Making the Most of Munich

Making the Most of Munich

No stay in Germany is complete without at least a weekend exploring this world-renowned city on the edge of the Alps.

Geierlay, Germany’s Longest Suspension Bridge

As Germany’s longest suspension bridge, Geierlay is 360m long and 100m. It makes for a wonderful day out in the stunning German countryside. Do you dare to cross it?!

Tips Before Hitting the Open Road

Learn why “driving” is probably the best transportation mode to visit places on your bucket list while in Europe. Also, find out great tips to make the most of your road trip!

7 Resolutions for Experiencing Germany

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

Heidelberg Castle’s Wine Barrel

Stroll the Heidelberg Castle’s courtyard and garden, Heidelberg Tun (Big Wine Barrel) and the German Pharmacy Museum (Deutsches Apothekenmuseum).

Kreuzberg Monastery & the Chicken Farm

Take a fun day trip to the Kreuzberg Monastery and Brathähnchen (chicken) Farm. Enjoy taste beer brewed at the monastery and then chicken roasted on an oven pit at the farm.

Kakteenland- Cactus and Aloe Farm

Kakteenland Steinfeld is a cactus and aloe farm in which you can explore and buy over 1, 000 varieties of cacti and succulents. Also available are planters and garden accessories, stone jewelry and minerals and more.

A Visit to the Nazi Party Rally Grounds

Take a little history trip at Nürnberg’s Nazi Party Rally Grounds Museum. This museum documents the rise and fall of the Nazi Party in Germany with specific focus on the rallies and trials in Nürnberg.