Be allured by the gorgeous town of Baden-Baden with its day spas, Roman Bath Ruins and Himalayan Sea Salt Grottos. Also take a stroll through this rejuvenating haven that welcomes in the Black Forest National Park.
Here’s the thing: I’m a huge nerd. That’s neither good nor bad but I’ve come to the realisation that it tends to influence the process of picking destinations for my… Read more
Würzburg, a Franconian gem, was founded in the 10th century and is known today as a charming, lively university town overflowing with wineries and churches. Although the majority of Würzburg… Read more
Chestnut season is coming up! Thanks to a wide area of edible chestnut trees between the palatine forest and southern Weinstraße, everything in the Trifelsland region will be chestnut themed… Read more
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
Germany has its own Thanksgiving celebration called “Erntedankfest”. In many Germany communities festivities include parades with floats and marching bands.
Oktoberfest is the biggest and most famous event in Germany and the world’s largest fair, with over six million people attending every year.
Pfalhbau is an interactive and educational museum. It presents archaeologically reconstructed versions of lake dwellings of the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.
Make an ordinary weekend to a very extraordinary one! Take a horse and carriage ride through the Rheingau vineyard, while sipping Riesling wine and castle hopping.
Here are five amazing places to visit in such a country so rich in diverse attraction and culture.
Vienna, Austria’s largest city and capital, is not only rich in culture, art and history, but also in food. The gorgeous city is home to people from a variety of… Read more
Nuremberg offers a towering castle, Gothic churches, romantic corners and a rich history.
The Great Glen Way runs from the edge of Loch Linnhe to the Inverness, cutting a trail through some of the Scottish Highland’s most impressive scenery.
Reykjavík is the capital of Iceland – a unique destination steeped in history offering breathtaking landscapes, pristine nature and a thriving nightlife.
Climb among the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald. This ropes course offers adventure for the thrill seeker and the not so thrill seeker!
Unlike many castles that have been handed back and forth, or created only as an escape for royalty, Burg Eltz has been a real, live, lived-in castle since the first day its medieval construction.
Although there are times when living in a foreign country might be difficult and make you miss home, once you PCS out of Germany, there will be a pretty long list of things you’ll miss. Here are a few things you should take full advantage while you’re still based in Germany!
Pet-friendly Europeans invite dogs into many places that might surprise Americans stationed here. Learn more about taking Fido on the road during your next trip.
With an abundance of activities for young and old, take a stroll in beautiful Amsterdam. This one day guide offers a new perspective and unexpected treats.
“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure” were my friend’s first words when we left and it really was. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium sums up the history of the… Read more
by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer The German-French border is the perfect hiking getaway, boasting beautiful trails, 12th century historic architecture and best of all, it’s right on our doorstep. The Alsace… Read more
Germany is arguably one of the best countries for a road trip. Discover the four most famous routes in the country. Most start or end on your doorstep.
by Nate Cairney It took me a while to try a lambic beer. This wasn’t because I doubted it would be good — lambic lovers I knew swore by the… Read more
Venice is such an enchanting city! Here are nine top things to do and things you should know to get the best experience out of this alluring city.
by Nate Cairney contributing writer (featured image) Rotterdam, Netherlands, skyline with harbor. A major logistic and economic centre, Rotterdam is Europe’s largest port with a population of currently 633,471 inhabitants…. Read more
Near Reutlingen and Stuttgart in the lovely region of Sonnenbühl you can find some very cool caves and a cliff-hanger castle. The rolling hills and green valleys are a few… Read more
by Ronnie Juhans Canoeing is one of those outdoor activities that compares to hiking when it comes to a relaxing day outdoors. A peaceful ride on the river with overhanging… Read more
Travel along the Roman Limes Trail in Murrhardt and Aalen. Experience mind-blowing history, Roman ruins, top-notched museums, great places to dine and more.
There are a few things that every suitcase or backpack should have in it before you set off.
Story by Nate Cairney In northern Italy, where the massive Dolomite mountains dominate the land, you can find a different sort of country. This is adventure Italy. Adventure Italy gets… Read more
Lake Bostalsee is set up for pure fun! Activities there include windsurfing, sailing, surfing, biking, hiking, fishing, swimming and mini golf and more.
Wine and City Fests Warm nights are begging for a cold glass of white wine or rose at one of the many sce- nic vineyards in the Rheinland-Pfalz region, which… Read more
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.
Cover photo by Erlebnis Akademie AG Many people from other countries, particularly the United States, see Germany as a place that truly ‘gets it’ with regard to wellness, concern for… Read more
The Frankfurt Zoo, a green oasis nested in the middle of the city, is a great place for families to enjoy a day!
With the weather finally starting to warm up, Germany’s many public pools and lakes are open for business. Here are a few of the rules and etiquette that can help you make the most of your time cooling off.
Rothenburg makes a perfect place for a day trip with all its beauty, history and more. If you haven’t been before or would like to know the highlights, here is a personal walk through this endearing town.
Read part 1 here You’ve likely been to the Champs-élysées in Paris or seen the cathedrals at Strasbourg and Cologne. You’ve surely been able to stand up close, beside Big… Read more
With our planet slowly falling apart, we see words like ‘zero waste’ and ‘sustainability’ floating around the internet and feel guilt-tripped by people with 2 oz. waste jars that hold… Read more