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
If you can no longer move inside your closet or garage, it may be time to start polishing up on your organization skills.
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
Lack of a proper diet is one of the most important causes for many diseases and disorders in body.
Mainz is easy to enjoy. It is filled with classic architecture, including towering stone spires and half-timbered buildings. The Rhine River chugs past, acting as a beating heart for a… 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
When the spring temperatures finally catch up to your spring spirit, the botanical garden, PalmenGarten, in Frankfurt is a great place to visit.
Senckenberg (Natural History) Museum in Frankfurt is a fun and educational way to spend an afternoon. This museum is also the home to the most extensive collection of dinosaurs throughout Germany.
While many parents count calories, restrict refined sugar intake and carefully control portions, kids just dig into what tastes good.
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
Story by Ronnie Juhans Featured image by FS Stock / Shutterstock.com As Old Man Winter will be visiting us soon, the skiers and snowboarders are anxiously awaiting the opening of… Read more
Eltville hosts a very magical Christmas Market only one weekend each year with a castle backdrop and picturesque cobblestone streets. So mark your calendar for 2016!
Germany’s natural beauty, its spectacular landscapes, historical sites, and robust cuisine make the country a prime choice for family vacations.
Climb among the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald. This ropes course offers adventure for the thrill seeker and the not so thrill seeker!
The Frankfurt Zoo, a green oasis nested in the middle of the city, is a great place for families to enjoy a day!
The secret to feeling young might be as simple as walking barefoot outdoors. Sometimes I just enjoy being silly with my grown daughters. Today was such a day. We shed our… Read more
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
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.
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.
The deadline for your project at work is tomorrow. The children are fighting and the milk is about to boil over. You’re tense, your shoulders and neck hurt and your head is pounding— welcome to the world of stress!
Eltville hosts each summer an annual Sekt Festival, showcasing its regional and delicious sparkling wine and more. Mark your calendar for next year’s event!
Simigo provides a hysterical time for families with 3D and artistic golfing. The arena is filled with scenes from Stuttgart, a spooky train and more.
The museum in Freudenberg Castle (Schloss Freudenberg) is an unforgettable experience as you explore the wonders of senses and the mind. History This 20th century restored building has been known as the “Museum… Read more
The English Theatre Frankfurt, the largest English language theatre in continental Europe, was founded in 1979 by three Americans and one South African.
Halloween is just a little over two weeks away, but there’s still plenty of time left to shop for costumes. But with so many costumes and stores to choose from,… Read more
Get your artistic juices flowing with your family and friends at Mal-Werk! At this colorful café you can have a creative day with stencils, sponges, stamps, brushes and a rainbow of paint colors.
Opel Neroberg is a hidden paradise perched high above the city of Wiesbaden. Here you can dine a swanky restaurant and sun worship and swim in indoor and outdoor pools.
The Wiesbaden German-American Fest is held now until July 4. German and American families can come out for fun rides, tasty food, great music and fireworks!
Don’t miss your chance to win a 25 euro gift card for area businesses in the 2 February edition of the Herald Union. Win great gift cards from: Kunst Zimmer Nane… Read more
The Do-It-Yourself public trade fair all about arts & crafts, design, handcraft, baking and cooking will be held from 17th to 19th February 2017 in the Messecenter Rhein-Main Wallau. TV… Read more
The museum in the Freudenberg Castle (Schloss Freudenberg) is an unforgettable experience as you explore the wonders of senses and the mind. History This 20th century restored building has been known as the… Read more
In the already romantic old town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, the Christmas Market gives this town the final touches of becoming a real-life fairy tale village.
The charming and remarkable town of Idstein makes a wonderful day trip, which includes viewing sites from the top of Witch Tower (Hexenturm).
Channel your inner Tarzan! Swing down ropes and climb within the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald! Located on the top of Wiesbaden in the beautiful Neroberg, this high ropes course… Read more
Did you know that Opel Neroberg has a hidden paradise perched high above the city of Wiesbaden? Here you can sun worship and swim then also dine in their restaurant. Dining The… Read more
Brown foxes, wild boar and red squirrels are indigenous to the Taunus Mountains. However, thanks to Opel Zoo you can catch a glimpse of various other animals like elephants, giraffes, llamas and… Read more
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
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!
The Niederwald Eagle Sanctuary is a great place to go when you want to leave your weekend living room nest! Niederwald looks after injured birds of prey and owls before releasing them back into the wild.
Picture yourself zipping down the side of a mountain with sun in your eyes and wind in your face. For this exhilarating experience try the fun toboggan run in Lorelei!