The unassuming town of Schwetzingen is full of surprises with surrounding by beauty. Be astounded with a castle, spectacular gardens, world-renowned music fests, enchanting neighboring cities and more.
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.
Ingredients (for 4 people) 1 ½ pound potatoes Salt for boiling potatoes 2 cloves garlic for boiling potatoes 1 ½ pounds salmon cubed into 1-inch squares ½ cup chives 2… Read more
Check out monkeys perched in trees or “monkey-ing” around and other antics by the primates. Head to France’s La Montagne des Singes (Mountains of Monkeys).
In case you didn’t fall into a YouTube hole of dog trick videos during lockdown like I did, you might be looking for a few fun and easy party tricks… Read more
Conveniently found in the foot of the Alps, Hohenschwangau Castle is undoubtedly one of the best strategically placed castles of all time.
Corona update: the castles are open, masks are mandatory. Admission only with a guided tour- available in English or German so make sure to plan ahead. I have lived in… Read more
Discover how to make pumpkin puree from fresh pumpkins and use it in baking, such as this delicious recipe for pumpkin bread.
Berchtesgaden is located in the German Alps near the border of Austria. Home to the Berchtesgaden National Park, the third largest mountain in Germany and a glacial lake, you can find a ton of outdoor activities to keep the whole family busy all week or weekend long.
This post was supposed to be a fun take on making Krapfen at home to celebrate Fasching. But I’m going to level with you, things took a turn!
For centuries, artists, poets and writers have been drawn to the small villages along the banks of the Rhine River as a source of tranquility and inspiration.
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.
If you live in the Stuttgart area, you can visit three countries-in-a-day.This ultimate day trip may sounds exhausting, but it definitely will be worth it and unforgettable!
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…
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.
Sigmaringen has cultural, historic landmarks, and most definitely warrants your visit! It has picturesque scenery, a castles, great food and so much more.
You’ve been meaning to add new words to your German vocabulary, want to get to know key parts of Bavarian culture or you’re simply looking to learn some fun facts… Read more
Food is the most essential part of absolutely any party but when it comes to the Fourth of July, there are only three colors that your guests want to see… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz The other day, my little honey came home from a friend’s place and was super excited about a dreamcatcher that she saw in her… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz Who doesn’t dream of some magical little fairy cleaning and tidying up the flat overnight or while you’re at work? I know I sure… Read more
Check out our list of all the outdoor pools and swimming lakes in the KMC area.
Story and photo by Corinna Pongracz Mom, mom, mom! Moooooom! It’s been going like this the entire morning. Why do the kids always call for me? Daaaaad, doesn’t that sound… 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
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz Muffins are simply great. They’re made quickly, there’s tons of versions and kids just love them! The best thing is that muffins are so… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz Are your little monkeys bookworms as well and can’t get enough of reading? Or maybe they’re still too young to read themselves but still… Read more
Ingredients (for 4 people) 2.5 pounds asparagus 1.5 pounds potatoes 8 6-inch slices boiled ham 2 cups flour ½ cup chopped fresh parsley Salt, ground white pepper and nutmeg to… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz It doesn’t matter if it’s spring, summer, fall or winter – as long as it’s not raining, my husband and I love to spend… Read more
A variety of different breads, rolls, cookies, pastries or cakes are offered daily in German bakeries. Let us help you navigate the bakeries of Germany!
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.
If you are new to the KMC and have your dog(s) with you, depending on where you live you may not have a chance to let your dog run loose,… 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.
Keep in touch with Grandparents when you are far away.
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?
Do rainy days spell indoor doldrums for you and your kids? Here are two projects that help kids hone their artistic skills while having a ball.
Ingredients pasta (for 4 people) 1.5 pounds penne pasta, dried ½ cup fresh parmesan, shaved (use a knife to shave the parmesan) 2 cups cream 2 tablespoons green pesto 1… 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.
Story by Aaron T. Grogg Edited: April 14, 2020 Feeling trapped in the house? Need something to distract and entertain you? Well we have a couple lists for you, from… Read more
Story by Aaron T. Grogg Edited: April 14, 2020 For those of us who have decided to “shelter in place” for the foreseeable future, here are a few tips to… Read more
When the spring temperatures finally catch up to your spring spirit, the botanical garden, PalmenGarten, in Frankfurt is a great place to visit.