Sports

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.

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

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

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!

Hiking trip to Humbergturm (Humberg Tower)

Humbergturm is always worth a hike!

Story by Jaqueline Samad Enjoy the colorful Fall days in the Pfälzer Wald (Palatinate forest). Whether with your partner, children, a dog or alone, recharge your batteries and relax in… Read more

Kletterwald in Neroberg

Channel your inner Tarzan! Swing down ropes and climb within the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald! Located on the top of Wiesbaden in the beautiful Neroberg, this high ropes course… Read more

Swim and Dine High Above Wiesbaden

Did you know that Opel Neroberg has a hidden paradise perched high above the city of Wiesbaden? Here you can sun worship and swim then also dine in their restaurant. Dining The… Read more

Bow Hunter’s Virtual Paradise

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when we were invited to spend some time at a local, indoor archery range.  My husband and I had a conversation on the… Read more

Fahr zur Aar, a Car-free Cycling Event

The town of Taunusstein offers a bicyclist’s ultimate dream of open roads with no cars insight for miles during its annual cycling event Fahr zur Aar.

Cooling off in K-town!

Summer is here!! Here are a few ways that you can keep cool during our ever so short German summer.

Go Swimming 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.

Wine Walks near Stuttgart

Have an incredible family day by joining a wine walk in Germany! This is a great way to spend a spring or summer Sunday, enjoy breathtaking views and sample delicious food and wine.

The Five Best Outdoor Breaks in Europe

For those seeking an outdoor adventure of a lifetime, here are five of the best outdoor breaks Europe has to offer!

Bad Wildbad, Baths and Blueberries

Families head to Bad Wildbad warm water springs, natural beauty, delicious blueberries and more. Located in the Black Forest, this tranquil destination has been attracting tourists for centuries!

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.

Twin Towns in the Black Forest

Whether you take a long trip through the Black Forest or a day trip to explore the springs and hiking trails, the towns of Bad Teinach-Zavelstein are definitely a must-see.

Wandering in Wallerfangen

Wallerfangen is a municipality in western Germany on the French border. Spending an afternoon here is a great way to embrace the local history.

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?!

Berlin Marathon

With the 2015 BMW-Berlin Marathon just finished, I have gathered some tips for those with the goal of completing the 42.2 kilometers in 2016. Personally, I run only when chased,… Read more

Kletterwald Neroberg Ropes Course

Climb among the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald. This ropes course offers adventure for the thrill seeker and the not so thrill seeker!

Outdoor Swimming Pool in Miesau

Miesau Waldfreibad near Kaiserslautern is a great place forenjoy outdoor fun. There is a large slide, waterfalls, diving boards, a toddler pool and more.

Swim and Dine High Above Wiesbaden

Opel Neroberg is a hidden paradise perched high above the city of Wiesbaden. Here you can dine a swanky restaurant and sun worship and swim in indoor and outdoor pools.

Cool off at CUBO

CUBO is a beautiful outdoor pool and a great place to spend a hot day. It has something for all including a snack bar, a lounge area, and a wellness center.

Local Roller Derby Team Celebrates 5 Years

A Kaiserslautern roller derby team rapidly grew into a league. Come help celebrate the Roller Girls of the Apocalypse fifth birthday on June 13-14.

Culinary Panorama Hike

Germany hosts fun and unique outdoors activities such as the Culinary Panorama Hike. This event offered panoramic views and culinary specialties.

The Color Run is Coming to Germany

The world’s craziest and most colorful 5-km race series in the world will be taking place in 10 cities around Germany.

Take an Outdoor Break in Mehlinger Heide

Head to Mehlingen Heath to take a break from the everyday grind. The heath is an oasis of pure nature that offers many footpaths, facets of vegetation, animals and more.

Hiking Sibyllenweg to Burg Teck

Hike Sibyllenweg up to the Burg Teck Castle. Enjoy the beautiful spring flowers and view along the way. Once arriving, enjoy the ambiance and meal.

wine-festivals

Take a Walk on the Wine Side…

A wine and/or culinary walk in the Pfalz is a rite of passage that every American should experience whilst in Germany.

Back Pain from Cycling

Cycling in Stuttgart

As the weather gets warmer, you fill find more and more people out enjoying biking. You too can join the healthy fun and take advantage of the scenic opportunity to see Stuttgart.

Best Cycle Routes in Germany

The Best Cycling Routes in Germany

Thanks to the famous Autobahn, Germany attracts millions of people from all over the world who want to get their adrenaline pumping by driving on one of the world’s best… Read more

Everything You Wanted to Know About Skiing

Everything You Wanted to Know About Skiing…

Just arrived in Germany? Then Alpine Skiing should be on your list of things to try. Here is our quick guide to everything you need to know about skiing…

Nürburgring – Drive the Legendary Racetrack

Over 100 twists and turns on one of the world’s most famous racetracks – a real challenge even for experienced drivers.

Free Open-Air Sports in Stuttgart

The Stuttgart Office of Sport and Exercise host its annual event “Sports Im Park” program (Sports in the Park) which is running until the end of September.

Lautertal bike path in Kaiserslautern, Germany

Lautertal Bike Path near Kaiserslautern & Ramstein

There is no shortage of bike paths in Germany, but finding them can be a little difficult. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you find and follow these terrific paths!

Get Behind Germany in The World Cup Final

So why should we get excited for Sunday’s World Cup Final football match between Germany and Argentina?

Color Run Craze Explodes in Stuttgart

There is a new craze sweeping the running community, and it’s nothing to do with fashion or technology. Its all about getting… well, covered in paint!

Outdoor Pools in Stuttgart

Outdoor Swimming in the Stuttgart Area

If you live in the Stuttgart Military Community then you are lucky enough to have several outdoor bathing options to choose from.

Tough Mudder is a 12 mile obstacle course designed to test all-around strength, stamina, teamwork, and mental grit.

Are You Tough Enough?

Tough Mudder is a 12 mile obstacle course designed to test all-around strength, stamina, teamwork, and mental grit.

Actress: Hannah Dean. Photographer: Faye Thomas

Outdoor Swimming Near Wiesbaden

Grab a towel and go and enjoy the sun by the pool. Here’s our list of pools and beaches around our military community in Wiesbaden.