Posts Tagged "Kaiserslautern"

Kuchems Braukurs, brewing class

Impress your friends with impressive brewing knowledge and lean how to brew your own beer at an exclusive workshop by Kuchems Brauhaus in Pirmasens on March 25. For more information… Read more

Spring market ‘Lautern blossoms’

Take a stroll through Kaiserslautern’s city center on March 19 from 1p.m. to discover fresh flowers, art, food and live music at this year’s Lautern Blossoms spring market. Admission is… Read more

Spring Awakening Sunday shopping

Kirchheimbolanden’s shops and restaurants welcome you to join them in celebrating the arrival of spring all over the city center on March 12. For more information go to

Sunday brunch

There is no better way to start a Sunday than by making your way through an all you can eat buffet at the Leonardo Royal Hotel in Mannheim on March… Read more

Symphony and Jazz Concert at Fruchthalle

The German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra of Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern are hosting a symphony and Jazz concert on February 19 in the Fruchthalle. Soloist and pianist Sachiko Furuhata-Kersting is a “Steinway artist” and has put… Read more

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.

Kirchheimbolanden – A Medieval Town

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

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.

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.

Olive Oil Festival ~ Zell im Zellertal

There is no shortage of festivals in Germany and they have two common themes-food and drinks. The Olive Festival in the town of Zellertal was no different.

The New Shopping Mall – K in Lautern

The new shopping mall, the K in Lautern in downtown Kaiserslautern is now open. Get your retail therapy with 100 stores as well as restaurants and more.

Witness the Eruption of a Water Geyser

Witness the eruption of a water geyser in Wallenborn. In the area you can also enjoy a picnic or purchase items made from honey at a shop and bee aviary.

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.

Lake Ohmbachsee ~ A Hidden Gem

Lake Ohmbachsee offers a place for walking, hiking, biking and relaxing. There is also a play area, an entertainment, a boating area, a restaurant and more.

Discover a Hidden Gem in Cocheren, France

Spend the afternoon hiking a wooden area near the German and French border and discover ancient hidden gems.

Take a Day Trip to the Historic Town of Ottweiler

Take a day trip to the medieval town Ottweiler. Take a stroll down the winding streets, marvel the half-timbered buildings, visit museums, enjoy a nice meal and more.

An Impressive Craft Store in Trier

Trier’s Bastel Stube is a craft store you may be accustomed to in the U.S. This over 2,000 meters store is a home good and creative paradise.

Neuleiningen Castle, Near Kaiserslautern

Take a trip Neuleiningen to marvel the ruined castle as you wander the streets of the small town, enjoy a delicious German meal and dabble in wine tasting.

Unexpected Fun at 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.

Monte Mare Wellness Spa and Waterpark

Monte Mare in Kaiserslautern offers fun and relaxation for the entire family. This wellness center includes spa treatments, massages, saunas, hot tubs, indoor/outdoor pools and much more.

Safari Restaurant- Exotic Cuisine in Kaiserslautern

Safari Restaurant is a very tasty East African restaurant that dishes up exotic cuisine in Kaiserslautern. Our blogger tells us what she thinks…

The view of Wolfstein from the hiking trail

Perfect 1 Day Hike Near the KMC

Wolfstein is half an hour from the Military Community of Kaiserslautern, Ramstein and Landstuhl and home to one of the greatest one-day hikes in Germany.

Outdoor Swimming Pools & Lakes Near KMC

Check out our list of all the outdoor pools and swimming lakes in the KMC area.


How to Do a Weinprobe

One of the most fun things to do in Germany is a wine tasting or Weinprobe. Since about 60 percent of all German wine is produced in the state of Rheinland-Pfalz, residents of the KMC are in the middle of a wine tasting wonderland.

Visit Burg Trifels & Teufeltisch

Two fabulous places that can be visited from K-town are Burg Trifels and Teufeltisch – and driving there through the Pfälzer Wald is half the fun!

Schlossberg Caves

Schlossberg-Caves Homburg

The Schlossberg Caves in Homburg is a super place to visit. It is the perfect little excursion for the whole family.

KMC Geocachers

Meet the KMC Geocachers

After the huge response to our recent article on Geocaching, the founder of the KMC Geocachers, Michelle Muldowney-Stevens, got in touch with us to tell us more about the group she started and how… Read more

Activities for kids around Stuttgart

Fun Family Activities Near Kaiserslautern

One of the biggest complaints is finding activities for families. We have listed some in the KMC region that offer fun activities for families.

Local Secrets - Kaiserslautern

Local Secrets – Within 60 Mins of KMC

We asked The Used Car Guys to share their ‘Local Secrets’ of things to do within an hour’s drive of Kaiserslautern. Here’s their list…

Kaiserslautern Bears

Kaiserslautern Bears – Softball & Baseball Teams

Welcome to the Kaiserslautern Bears – sharing America’s national pastime within our German-American community. The “K-Town Bears” is a German independent club, which has been fielding baseball & softball teams… Read more

8 Spas in Germany near Kaiserslautern and Ramstein military communities

8 Spas in Germany

The naked truth about etiquette at Germany’s many spas and wellness resorts.

Hiking Around Ramstein & Kaiserslautern

If you like to hike, the Pfalz is the place to be. There are 92 parking areas leading to hiking paths covering over 2,200 kilometers of beautiful territory.

Hiking Wolfstein - Germany

A Tale of Two Castles near the KMC

Wolfstein, the starting point or final stop of the Pfälzer Höhenweg hiking trail in the northern Palatinate, is a handsome small town with quite a few period buildings near the Kaiserslautern Military Community.

Volunteering While Stationed in Germany

Getting involved in the community is one of the best ways to meet new people and settle in after a PCS.  Here are a few tips for finding the perfect… Read more

Celebrate Summer at Holiday Park

by Wendy McCool Lewis Opening for the season on March 23rd, 2013, Holiday Park is an amusement park in Germany, located just south of Mannheim, only a 30-minute drive from… Read more

Explore the Kaiserslautern Morning Market!

The Saturday morning market in Kaiserslautern’s pedestrian zone is something you can’t miss with fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables, cheeses and baked goods that will entice even the most reluctant chefs.