Featured image by FamVeld / Shutterstock.com Christmas Markets 2022 Christmas Market season is here at last as the scent of cinnamon slowly creeps through cozy cobble stone alleys and fairy lights… Read more
by Ronnie Juhans Photo by Jag_cz/shutterstock.com For my fellow hikers who enjoyed the great outdoors trekking during the warmer months of the year, there is no need to put away… Read more
Discover how to make pumpkin puree from fresh pumpkins and use it in baking, such as this delicious recipe for pumpkin bread.
Let Weimar’s rich cultural and literary history enchant you during a cozy weekend away in former East Germany. Here’s the thing: I love historical figures. There’s just something about learning what inspired… Read more
Bad Schwalbach’s Barefoot Path provides reflexology health for mind, body and soul! Enjoy an invigorating 750 m trail through gardens with various soil textures, natural reflexology massaging, a mud basin, water pool and stream path.
There are 5000 different types of German beer which are made by more than 1300 breweries. So it might take you some time to sample them all!
Frankfurt is modern city that is also steeped in rich history and has many cultural highlights. Experience this beautiful city on foot to see the best bits.
Thassos, a Greek island in the north Aegean Sea, is like something from a dream. It is April, and the sea is warm enough for swimming. We are on Paradise… Read more
A starter, a main dish and a dessert… this is what a traditional French meal looks like. But which are the most traditional French desserts?
When the spring temperatures finally catch up to your spring spirit, the botanical garden, PalmenGarten, in Frankfurt is a great place to visit.
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
All over the world on the 17th of March every year – impress your friends with a little more knowledge of the historic St Patricks Day.
Sweden is one of the highlights of northern Europe. The standard of living is among the highest in the world and the scenery some of the most beautiful.
story by Susan Melnyk, featured image by Masson / shutterstock.com Here are our top tips and ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day while you’re living in Germany! 1) Visit your local… Read more
Nothing makes me happier on Valentine’s day than having a yummy dessert with my special person.
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.
Hesse is a “middle-German” state famous for its capital, Wiesbaden, the 14th largest airport in the world, FRA, and the adjacent banking city Frankfurt am Main. Unfortunately it took some… 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
If you can no longer move inside your closet or garage, it may be time to start polishing up on your organization skills.
While Christmas may not be celebrated in every culture, almost every language has a term for it. Take a look at our list of international well-wishes and impress your family… Read more
Climb among the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald. This ropes course offers adventure for the thrill seeker and the not so thrill seeker!
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!
Take a stroll around the beautiful Eltville Electoral Castle, located in the Rheingau wine region. It offers history, inviting courtyard and rose garden, picturesque views and more.
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake is a romantic dessert to accompany your Valentine’s meal.
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
Do you want to save money while also giving out meaningful Christmas gifts?
For this holiday season make your very own White Christmas Sangria with a Pinot Grigio. Then sit back, relax, and enjoy!
There is no need to be frustrated again when wanting to order off a German menu. This simple cheat sheet on dining out in Germany includes information on restaurants, German dishes, customs, paying and more.
cover photo by Igor Normann / shutterstock.com Halloween is a fun time for the whole family, including the dogs, as long as you take certain precautions. Halloween for dogs could potentially… Read more
At first glance, Frankfurt isn’t as easily graspable as some of Germany’s other large cities. It’s not Berlin, which is urbane, gritty and packed with history. Nor is it Munich,… Read 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.
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.
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
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.
Story and photos by Nate Cairney Reaching the abbey of Chimay, or as it is officially known, the Abbaye Notre Dame de Scourmont, requires a beautiful road trip. There’s no… Read more
Photo by Vitalii Nesterchuk/ shutterstock.com Story by Ronnie Juhans I normally take one-day hikes during the winter in the local areas only a short drive away. However, I decided to… Read more
Cover photo by Still for Style / Shutterstock.com Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s, or some other popular winter celebration, ‘tis the season for celebrating. If you think Americans are… Read more
Eltville hosts a very magical Christmas Market only one weekend each year with a castle backdrop and picturesque cobblestone streets. So mark your calendar for 2016!
Photos by Martin Kaufhold The English Theatre in Frankfurt, the largest English language theatre in continental Europe, was founded in 1979 by three Americans and one South African and has… Read more
Try some of these tasty healthy Halloween dog treats this Halloween season. Human treats aren’t good for your dogs but these are good alternatives.