Ingredients • 100 grams of mushrooms per person • 1 small onion • one leek • a little oil • salt • ground pepper • some red wine • parsley… Read more
Kirchheimbolanden is a medieval town between Kaiserslautern and Mainz with some charming features and an interesting history.
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
Ingredients • For four persons : 600 to 700 grams of beef • Salt • Pepper (corns and ground) • Sugar • White wine, Red wine • Vinegar (a simple… Read more
Though traveling in the world today can be a bit nerve-wrecking, here are a few tips from a traveling artisan to experience Paris.
Story by Ronnie Juhans Photo by Jens Ottoson / Shutterstock.com Who is crazy enough to go camping in Germany during the winter? Especially when the night time temps have already dipped… Read more
Ingredients for 4 people Ingredients for 4 people • 4 -5 tablespoons of vegetable oil • 7/8 cup ground almonds • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder • 2 teaspoons baking powder… 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
Located in the heart of the Bavarian State, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the must-see destinations whilst based in Germany.
To have an incredible experience while stationed in Germany, here are seven New Year’s Resolutions you should definitely keep!
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
Glühwein, which literally translates to ‘glow wine‘, is a staple at every outdoor event throughout the winter months. It lets you continue to take advantage of your convenient location in… Read more
While many Germans resort to classic dishes like potato salad and sausages or Schnitzel, most take advantage of the spare time that comes with the holidays and create extravagant meals… Read more
The holidays provide an important opportunity to get together with family and friends. This time of year, however, can be especially tough for those serving in the military, stationed far… Read more
by Nate Cairney, contributing writer Featured image by Africa Studio / shutterstock.com “Holiday traditions” are often so ingrained that we rarely stop to think about them. What happens, then, when you and… Read more
Roast Beef dinner is the perfect meal this time of the year.
Story and Photos by Kat Nickola With winter settling in, it’s tempting to stay inside. But, part of staying healthy means getting fresh air and exercise, and Germany is a… Read more
In “Ahab” Corporal Will Foley, a young U.S. Army paratrooper stationed in Grafenwoehr, loses his foot in an ill-fated jump. While he struggles to come to terms with his slacker… Read more
Ingredients (for 4 people) • ½ cup chopped parsley • 8 ounces crème fraiche • 2 small zucchini diced into ½ inch cubes (or diced celery if you prefer) •… Read more
Germans love Christmas Cookies so much that they designated an entire word to it: “Plätzchen.“ This means if you’re looking for cookies anytime between January and October, they’re “Kekse” but… 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
Get started on your shopping journey beyond the gate guards – discover info on popular grocery and hardware stores as well as drugstores in Germany.
Ingredients for 4 people 1 cup finely diced carrots 1 cup finely diced celery 1 cup finely diced onions 2 finely diced garlic cloves 8 tablespoons olive oil 1 chili,… Read more
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!
Ingredients for 4 people • 1¾ pound chicken filets • 20 wooden skewers/sticks • Baking parchment paper • 1 cup green olives • 4 tablespoons olive oil • 1 organic… Read more
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!
The castle and guard house, which house the Whisky Museum, are landmarks of the town of Kirn.
“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure,” were my friend’s first words when we left. And it really was an adventure. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium, which is located in… 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.
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.
You might want to try one or all five of the Wiesbaden restaurants listed above! Whatever you decide, enjoy eating outside in the sun while you still can!
Ingredients for 4 people Slightly more than 1 pound of chicken breast, diced in ½ inch cubes 1 cup sundried tomatoes, chopped in half 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz My small daughter, my husband and I love it when our home smells like freshly baked bread! That’s why I often make our bread… Read more
Click here for part 1 Celle: Returning to the Timber-Frame Road, to the west of Quedlinburg and south of Stade, is the village of Celle. Celle has the largest collection of… Read more
For many a road-tripper, traveling through Germany evokes images of storybook villages surrounded by lush forests, castles perched high on mountaintops, or mysterious Roman or Celtic artifacts in unsuspecting locations…. Read more
Located on the Wine Road, St. Martin is nested in the hills and surrounded by vineyards. It is the ideal paradise to visit for its beauty, wine, food, shopping and more.