Located in the heart of the Bavarian State, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the must-see destinations whilst based in Germany.
by Nate Cairney Panoramic view of Lisbon — Cover Photo by Rudy Balasko / shutterstock.com Lisbon in December was love at first sight. As our taxi plunged toward the city’s… Read more
Story by Ronnie Juhans Cover photo by santypan / Shutterstock.com As the unpredictable German Winter weather approaches, the temptation to stay indoors and keep your fingers and thumbs fit with… Read more
by Nate Cairney, contributing writer Featured image by phBodrova/shutterstock.com “Holiday traditions” are often so ingrained that we rarely stop to think about them. What happens, then, when you and your family move… 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
Zurich has a lot to offer. Enjoy authentic fondue, stroll along picturesque streets, hop on a river boat, take in spectacular cable car views and much more.
With the weather getting cold, whip up a quick, hot and vegetarian meal! By adding chocolate as a secret ingredient, it makes this high protein meal delicious.
The charming and remarkable town of Idstein makes a wonderful day trip, which includes viewing sites from the top of Witch Tower (Hexenturm).
A visit to GummiBären Land and the Bon-Bon Museum in Vaihingen is a very sweet treat for the whole family to enjoy.
Located in the French Rivera, in the South of France, Nice is a vibrant city blessed with sunny days and good weather all year around, with beautiful beaches, long promenades… Read more
‘This year,’ I confidently told my wife, Amy, when our children were very young and squirmy and clingy and generally as manageable as a bag of tadpoles, ‘we are going… Read more
Keep in touch with Grandparents when you are far away.
November 11th is a special day around the world – mainly for commemorating those who were lost in battle whilst bravely defending our freedoms. When Americans and Britons are observing… Read more
Millions of tourists flock to see what is called Germany’s jewel in the tourist crown each year, and it’s easy to see why.
From Bratwurst to Leberkäse, there are more than 1500 different kinds of wurst many of which are not available in the U.S.
This cheesecake will stay moist for days in the refrigerator. The flavors of both the cream cheese and pumpkin shine through without competing. Delicious!
Germany has many beautiful cities and towns to explore that are only a short drive away! Approximately an hour drive from Kaiserslautern is the historically charming city of Heppenheim.
This Autumn Pumpkin Chilli is a tasty dish and economical to make. It’s a fitting dish to warm up a crowd of excited football fans from the inside out!
Are you looking for the ultimate Halloween experience? The Frankenstein’s Castle is up there near the top! This annual Halloween festival in Darmstadt is one of the biggest Halloween festivals in Europe.
Story and photos by Jaqueline Samad Enjoy a colorful fall day in the Pfälzer Wald (Palatinate forest). Whether with your partner, children, a dog or alone, this is the ideal… Read more
There’s a children’s show called “Die Augsburger Puppenkiste” (Augsburg’s puppet box) featuring entire worlds that could fit inside a single wooden box. So when I was offered to tag along… Read more
Take a quick ride on the Rhine River! Drive to Bacharach (a charming town), hop on a boat, and take in 45 minutes of beautiful views along the Rhine to St. Goar.
Time to don a Dirndl or Lederhosen and party like a German. Follow our guide to traditional dress and you won’t go too far wrong…
Discover how to make pumpkin puree from fresh pumpkins and use it in baking, such as this delicious recipe for pumpkin bread.
I have lived in Germany all my life but it wasn’t until I started writing about it that I realized how little I’ve actually seen of it. Neuschwanstein Castle is… Read more
Sigmaringen has cultural, historic landmarks, and most definitely warrants your visit! It has picturesque scenery, a castles, great food and so much more.
Rimini is a splendid seaside resort on the North Eastern coast of Italy. It’s a beautiful spot for a late summer vacation with the kids.
Pfalhbau is an interactive and educational museum. It presents archaeologically reconstructed versions of lake dwellings of the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.
Seewoog parkrun in Ramstein-Miesenbach will soon be the 9th parkrun event to launch in Germany and will be officially opened by the Mayor of Ramstein, Ralf Hechler on 15 September,… Read more
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.
This August head to Bad Ems to attend Germany’s largest Flower Parade and Festival and much more. Whether you go for a day or a weekend, you’ll fall in love with this event and area of the region.
The castle ruins of Rheinfels sits looking out on the enchanting Rhein River. Soaked in history, the only thing you need to bring is your imaginations of dragons, thrones, kings and knights!
Climb among the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald. This ropes course offers adventure for the thrill seeker and the not so thrill seeker!
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.
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
The living history farmstead Schwarzwälder Freilichtmuseum Vogtbauernhof warrants a visit! The over 400 year old open-museum is interactive and fun for all.
Declutter your home using our tricks and tips – then enjoy the peace and calm you have created.
The potato is king in Germany! You can enjoy this delicious treat regardless if you are at a fest or in a restaurant or at home.
Taunus Wunderland is a theme park in the backyard of Wiesbaden. It offers family fun with many attractions including rides, petting zoo, food and more.
Bad Wimpfen is a charming medieval village along the Castles Road between Mannheim and Prague. Rich in history, come discover its many treasures.