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.
We live in an area where lots of attention is given to the reselling of old goods. If flea markets are your thing, there is a wide selection of places… Read more
Spring is upon us with exciting festivities in tow. Though spring festivals may be sneakily disguised as Weinfest, Stadtfest, Frühlingsfest, Frühlingsmesse and other blossoming terms, we have uncovered their true… Read more
Food trucks are among the hottest trends in the restaurant industry. You could take it a step further to say they’ve moved beyond trendy and are now just as much… Read more
This tasty caramel apple tarts recipe tastes like mini apple pies. It is fast, tasty and simple to make. Great for parties and backyard barbeques.
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.
Mediterranean Diet is a type of organized nutrition that is practiced by more people every day and is based on foods found in the Mediterranean area.
Take a drive down the picturesque German Wine Road. This beautiful route includes colorful almond blossoms, festivals, culinary delights, wines and more.
These cities give you a true cross-section of what Europe has to offer and are the perfect introduction to each of the countries in which they reside.
The Städel Museum in Frankfurt houses 3,100 paintings, 660 sculptures, 4,600 photographs and more than 100,000 drawings and prints. Germany’s most important cultural community foundation also has a spot on the… Read more
Van Gogh knew it. Monet knew it. Picasso knew it. I know it. Soon, you’ll know it, too: it doesn’t get much more picturesque than Provence in South East France. The… Read more
Finland is a unique country with lots of beautiful sites and terrific nightlife, which make this northern country one of the most visited in the world.
“Ladies and gentlemen, everyone in between and beyond.” Was how Kim Engels, director of the Women’s Museum in Wiesbaden, greeted (art) lovers from near and far at the opening of Steffi… Read more
Sonnenbühl is a quaint, friendly town with one of the few Easter Egg Museums in Germany, caves for exploration, Michelin star restaurants and more.
Now until April 26th Ludwigsburg’s Straw Sculpture Easter Festival offers family fun including egg decorating, a maze, boat rides, petting zoo, a castle tower and much more.
Make your way to beautiful town Gimmeldingen for an annual Almond Blossom Festival. This event includes crown princesses, live music and much more.
When the spring temperatures finally catch up to your spring spirit, the botanical garden, PalmenGarten, in Frankfurt is a great place to visit.
Strasbourg is the perfect city to spend a fun weekend with your family. Families sightseeing can be very different. While adults want to experience the culture and try new food… Read more
The capital of the Republic of Ireland has lots to offer from riverside views, ancient Celtic history and what might just be the most beautiful library in the world. Dublin… Read more
Michelstadt Easter Market was the perfect way to ring in spring! It was not only fun and uplifting, but it could also thaw any inner winter chill that may have been lingering.
Simigo provides a hysterical time for families with 3D and artistic golfing. The arena is filled with scenes from Stuttgart, a spooky train and more.
Vienna at Christmas time is indeed cold and not a place where children under maybe 10 years of age are going to last for very long without complaining. Still, it… Read more
While living in Germany, a visit Triberg should not go amiss. Known for its cuckoo clocks, the city also has waterfalls, beautiful churches and museums.
Did you know that simple, active play helps your child’s development? It’s true. In addition to basic fitness, active play improves concentration, coordination, learning, social skills and much more. Though… Read more
Chilis are healthy and entirely natural flavor enhancers that are often underappreciated on this side of the world despite their oustanding heakth benefits and helpfulness in the kitchen. There are… Read more
Europe’s leading source for party items and costumes is coming to K-Town! Party Fiesta is opening a store at Marktstraße 37 in Kaiserslautern on March 1, which will offer 3.300 sq… Read more
Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a place you could go for some pampering? Guess what?! There is! Bonus: many are close to the KMC area. Regardless of how… Read more
There is no question that winter has arrived in Germany! With that never-ending gray sky, the chilly temps, and the wet rain or snow on the ground, it is easy… Read more
Germany was the 19th country to join the Parkrun movement in December 2017, with now nearly 300 people walking, running and volunteering at weekly parkruns in Berlin, Osnabrück, Frankfurt, Leipzig,… Read more
Betty Williams was definitely onto something when she said: “When all else fails, take a vacation!” With winter still going strong and temps still dropping, it’s only natural to want… Read more
“Time to get up,” was the soft but forceful sound my tent mate and I heard at 11:30 p.m. That’s right, 11:30 p.m. That was just six hours after being… Read more
Some people consider shopping. In fact, more and more people are purchasing gifts online to avoid the crowds and emotional reactions. According to a 2017 eMarketer Report, Ecommerce (online shopping)… Read more
Ladies, hear my call. Save. Your. Corks. It is a necessity, nay it is your duty, to collect enough wine corks to make one or all of these cute crafts…. Read more
If you are lucky enough to find yourself living in Europe, you should make sure you experience one of its crown jewels, the Alps. Here is a collection of can’t… Read more
Coming from the Mediterranean sea with 250+ days of sunshine a year and a coastline of 8,000 miles, I assumed my sailing days were over when I moved to Germany…. Read more
Homburg lies on the banks of the River Erbach, and it is an ancient market town, having received its first charter in 1330.
Marburg is a University town north of Frankfurt, in the Lahn valley. It retains its cobbled streets and the Hessische architecture of the 17-18th century.
Konstanz (Constance) is a lively, yet relaxing famous university town offering a wide range of leisure activities for visitors of all ages.
Kirchheimbolanden is a medieval town between Kaiserslautern and Mainz with some charming features and an interesting history.