Stuttgart Area

Why Buy Donuts Instead of Making Them

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!

Sweet Taste of Independence

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

Homemade Bread – Yummy and Simple

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

Wafer Muffins – A Twist to Your Regular Muffins

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

DIY Bookmarks for Page Corners

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

Easter Market Michelstadt

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.

Beat the Winter Blues with a Sunny Getaway!

Betty Williams was definitely onto something when she said: “When all else fails, take a vacation!” With winter still going strong and temps still dropping, it’s only natural to want… Read more

Neuschwanstein Castle

15 Family Vacation Spots in Germany

Germany’s natural beauty, its spectacular landscapes, historical sites, and robust cuisine make the country a prime choice for family vacations.

13th Apple Week Mössingen

Mössingen host its 9th Annual Apple Fest this Sept. 27 to Oct. 4 which celebrate “all things apple!” Other attractions near are a geopark, a Beguine convent, a war memorial and more.

Stone Age Dwellings at Pfahlbau Museum

Pfalhbau is an interactive and educational museum. It presents archaeologically reconstructed versions of lake dwellings of the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.

How to Shop Local

Buying locally grown food in a foreign country can be a daunting task. Germany is an environmentally-conscious country that hosts farmers’ markets daily. This article provides tips and preparation for shopping local, especially in the Stuttgart area.

6 Classic German BBQ Recipes

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

Very Cool Caves and Little Lichtenstein

Near Reutlingen and Stuttgart in the lovely region of Sonnenbühl you can find some very cool caves and a cliff-hanger castle. The rolling hills and green valleys are a few… Read more

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A Family Weekend in The Black Forest

Discover a disused iron railway line in the Black Forest that has been paved over to create a family-friendly and very scenic bike route.

Bad Urach – a friendly Swabian small town

This friendly, beautiful town in Baden- Württemberg offers hiking trails, castle ruins, waterfalls, a picturesque Old Town, a royal palace and much more.

Trier to Koblenz: Eco biking adventure

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

What to See in Triberg

While living in Germany, a visit Triberg should not go amiss. Known for its cuckoo clocks, the city also has waterfalls, beautiful churches and museums.

Living History in the Black Forest

The living history farmstead Schwarzwälder Freilichtmuseum Vogtbauernhof warrants a visit! The over 400 year old open-museum is interactive and fun for all.

Hike Sibyllenweg to Burg Teck!

Hike Sibyllenweg up to the Burg Teck Castle. Enjoy the beautiful spring flowers and view along the way. Once arriving, enjoy the ambiance and meal.

Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde

Fun Family Activities in and around Stuttgart

Stuttgart offers various fun places and activities for the family to enjoy together. From museums to indoor and outdoor parks and so much more…

Making the Most of Munich

Making the Most of Munich

No stay in Germany is complete without at least a weekend exploring this world-renowned city on the edge of the Alps.

Culinary Panorama Hike

Germany hosts fun and unique outdoors activities such as the Culinary Panorama Hike. This event offered panoramic views and culinary specialties.

Straw Sculpture Easter Festival

Now until April 26th Ludwigsburg’s Straw Sculpture Easter Festival offers family fun including egg decorating, a maze, boat rides, petting zoo, a castle tower and much more.

5 Tips for Decluttering Your Home

If you can no longer move inside your closet or garage, it may be time to start polishing up on your organization skills.

Christmas Shopping in the Stuttgart area!

With shopping malls in Germany appearing to be now in their heyday, they provide the opportunity for great fun! Here is a list of a few in the Stuttgart area.

Take a Walk on the Wald Side

One of the healthiest activities and habits in Germany is hiking! Germany is dedicated to creating, supporting and maintaining spectacular trails. Grab your boots and be awed!

Scrapbooking your time overseas

5 Scrapbooking Topics for Your Time Overseas

Five themes to consider documenting in a scrapbook for a future stroll down memory lane.

Cool off at public pools in the Stuttgart Area

Are you planning on going swimming in the Stuttgart area? Well you better know your bads. This article lists some family-friendly swimming pools and more.

Family fun at Eselsmühle donkey farm

Take a day trip to Eselsmühle, the donkey farm and mill near Stuttgart. Eselsmühle is also a restaurant, event center, geological museum and so much more.

Enjoy Hiking and More Along the Danube

The upper Danube in the Black Forest is a wonderful place to go hiking, and we discovered much more along these ancient river banks in the town of Donaüschingen.

Donkey Farm and Mill – Eselsmühle

Take a day trip to Eselsmühle, the donkey farm and mill near Stuttgart. Eselsmühle is also a restaurant, event center, geological museum and so much more.

Apple Week in Mössingen

During late September and early October, the town of Mössingen comes alive to celebrate its 10th Annual Apple Fest. My family and I are so excited to participate in apple fest in Baden-Württemberg! According… Read more

Germany´s Top Amusement Parks

The perfect time to take the family on a road trip to check out Germany’s take on amusement parks is in the summer. From an afternoon spent with Shrek to… Read more

Trolley Rides in the Swabian Alb

Have a fun outdoor adventure with family or a group of friends at Sulzbach-Laufen in the Swabian Alb. Paddle along the tracks on trolley/bikes.

Summer Street Festivals in Stuttgart!

As summer fast approaches, there is no doubt the city of Stuttgart and neighboring towns are gearing up for their popular and fun street festivals!

Bad Wildbad: Blueberries and Baths

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!

Escape in Karlsruhe

Family and friends head to Karlsruhe for a little shopping, lunch and an adventurous escape!

Nagold and Medieval Madness

Wondering what’s up with all those kilts, large meat on a bone and log throwing? Nagold, like other towns, hosts annual Medieval Fests. Step back in time..!

Stuttgart’s Wonderful Wilhelma Zoo!

Stuttgart’s Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Gardens is the only zoological botanical garden in Europe and has over 8000 animals and various beautiful flowers.

PLAYMOBIL FunPark – Affordable Family Fun

PLAYMOBIL has different kinds of fun in a family-oriented play park that won’t disappoint.