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
by Lisa Helenius, contributing writer We all have to get on an airplane at some point. With a little one in tow (or two or three or more!), 30,000 feet… 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
Germans love a good summer barbecue as much as Americans do but what they put on their plates doesn’t exactly resemble hot dogs, burgers and co. These recipes can easily… Read more
Featured image courtesy of SPD Kaiserslautern Ongoing lockdown measures to contain the corona pandemic have affected most local attractions, many of which are now struggling and in need of help…. Read more
Families head to Bad Wildbad warm water springs, natural beauty, delicious blueberries and more. Located in the Black Forest, this tranquil destination has been attracting tourists for centuries!
Story by Ronnie Juhans Eco adventures are the combination of adventurous activities with environmentally responsible awareness. Destinations and activities vary widely and can be anything from floating on a raging… Read more
Germany has its share of romantic spots. Couples can picnic next beautiful lakes or stay in a hotel nestled in the countryside with striking mountain views.
This friendly, beautiful town in Baden- Württemberg offers hiking trails, castle ruins, waterfalls, a picturesque Old Town, a royal palace and much 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.
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
Break out the grill and learn to BBQ the German way!
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
Story by finditguide.com While driving around lately, you may have noticed the German road crews giving anything and everything a crew cut. They have all sorts of cool connectors that… Read more
Even during a non-COVID era, boredom often drives us to do one thing: open a glowing screen. While this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, it’s good to have balance when… Read more
Story by Nicole Karsch-Meibom, featured image by Anna Nahabed Easter is a happy time. After a long winter, finally nature is in full bloom. Children are waiting for the Easter bunny…. Read more
by Michelle Thum Tick exposure can occur year-round, but ticks are most active during the upcoming warmer months from March to September. Public Health Command Europe’s Entomology Department provides helpful… Read more
Featured image by Syda Productions / shutterstock.com Hello moms and dads! In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month the Ramstein Dental Clinic would like to share some helpful tips… Read more
For Americans living in Germany, it can be all too easy to never learn German. If you speak English at work and English (or another non-German language) at home, you… Read more
Spain is vast, beautiful and geographically diverse. Given its history, it is also one of the most culturally rich places in Europe. In addition, it offers mountains, beaches, deserts, plains… Read more
If you find yourself staring south in a longing fashion, you’re not alone. Italy lies that way, beyond the Alps, where you’ll find warmth, culture, beauty and amazing food. And… Read more
Research has shown that children who learn to play a musical instrument tend to get better grades in school.
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
Wolfstein is a small town near Kaiserslautern that’s great for a day trip. The popular hiking village also has some unique attractions.
If you talk to those who have traveled the world and checked off bucket list items like champions, you’ll often hear a common theme: they’ve never explored the places they… Read more
Make homemade playdough quick and easy.
Whether you love winter or simply endure it until spring arrives, one thing is true: getting outside and active is important for your health during the long, dark months. Fortunately,… Read more
Worms makes an excellent destination for a day trip. It is packed with outstanding architecture, pedestrian zones and green space. It is steeped in history, too. As one of Germany’s… Read more
3 Easy Tricks to 3 New Habits in 21 Days for a Healthier, Happier You in 2015.
Volksmarching is an ideal activity for the COVID era. Founded as a non-competitive sport in Germany in the 1960’s, volksmarching (or “wandering,” as it is also called) is essentially a… Read more
As far as day trips go, Ulm packs a serious punch. It’s a large city, with plenty to do. Located on the banks of the Danube River, it offers history,… 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
Do you want to save money while also giving out meaningful Christmas gifts?
Making your own holidays gifts is not only a great way to save some money this time of year, but is a wonderful way to have some fun with your family!
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
Trier is a beautiful, history-rich city with origins that are shrouded in mystery. One legend holds that it was founded by an exiled Assyrian prince 1,300 years before the birth… 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