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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Prague Christmas Markets 2016

Be dazzled now until Jan. 3 at the Prague Christmas Market! Going to this market is an elegant and charming way to celebrate the Holiday Season.

Every Kid’s Dream, LEGOLAND Park in Germany!

Legoland is one of the highlights of being stationed in Germany with the kids. There are rides, 4D movies, bowling, playgrounds, restaurants and of course, tons and tons of Lego!!

Rheinfels Castle, from the Time of Thrones

The castle ruins of Rheinfels sits looking out on the enchanting Rhein River. Soaked in history, the only thing you need to bring is your imaginations of dragons, thrones, kings and knights!

Pickpocketed in Berlin

As you discover and explore Europe, make sure to guard yourself from thief. A light-heart, fun trip can soon turn into a bitter lesson.

Germany’s Largest Flower Parade & Festival

This August head to Bad Ems to attend Germany’s largest Flower Parade and Festival and much more. Whether you go for a day or a weekend, you’ll fall in love with this event and area of the region.

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!

Beer Culture and the Town of Ehingen

Whether you decide to visit Ehingen for its architecture, castles or beer, it makes no difference. This quick drive through the Swabian valley makes a perfect day trip from Stuttgart.

Fireworks A BLAZIN’ in Baden-Württemberg!

This summer there is no shortage of fireworks displays! Here’s a great list to start you off in seeing some of the most spectacular star-studded sky displays in Baden-Württemberg.

A Historic Town with Mystifying Blue Waters

Be captivated by the quaint town of Blaubeuren. Discover this historic town with its picturesque monastery, half-timbered houses, and mystifying blue waters.

A Guide to Pottery Shopping in Boleslawiec

Boleslawiec, Poland is one of the favorite places for great Polish pottery deals. This article provides shopping for pottery guidance and suggestions of places to stay and dine.

Metz France

Discover the Beauty of Metz, France

This beautiful city will charm you with its culture, cuisine, history, art, shopping and so much more. Take advantage of your time abroad and proximity and discover the French city of Metz.

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!

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.

Freinsheim Blütenfest & Upcoming Events

The charming medieval town of Freinsheim recently held its annual Bloom Festival and hosts several other family festivals through the year.

One-day Trip to London from Frankfurt Hahn

Would you like to tour the sites and have a lovely meal in one of the most visited cities in the world all in day? You can now take a same day flight to London from Frankfurt Hahn!

Beautiful Pottery in Homburg

You can pick up an array of items at the popular Homburg Flohmarkt. Usually, just before Easter, more than 100 artisans from several countries present a great diversity of beautiful ceramics.

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.

Escape in Karlsruhe

Family and friends head to Karlsruhe for a little shopping, lunch and an adventurous escape!

Leonberg’s Horse Market, Parades and More

Each year the town of Leonberg comes alive with horses of every color shape or size and so much more. Mark your calendar next year for the second Tuesday of February!

Winter Fun in the Black Forest

Do you miss this season’s chilly fun? Well come and explore the Baden-Württemberg region as it will not disappoint you.

The Fire and Wine Walk of Freinsheim

Celebrating the first wine festival of the season, the quaint town of Freinsheim offers a night with wine, food & fire in January!

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!

See Through the Eyes of Lorelei

Would you like to see through the eyes of the Lorelei, the legendary mermaid? Head to Bornich to take in the spectacular view from up high above the Rhein River.

Fasching Museums in the Black Forest!

If you aren’t able to make it to a parade or outing during Fasching week in February; have no fear, head to two Fasching museums in the Black Forest.

Schramberg Fastnacht Boat Race and Parade

For a fun and different Fasching experience, head to the Schramberg Fastnacht Boat Race and Parade this February 7!

Lovely Little Towns on the Outskirts 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.

A Medieval Town, Kirchheimbolanden

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