Christmas may still be a month away but as Michael Bublé slowly defrosts across the pond, it’s time to start planning one of the best parts about Christmas: Advent Calendars…. Read more
Thanksgiving refers to a time of the year when families gather and together expresses their thanks for what they are thankful to and for. It is believed that the first… 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
These are strange days, especially for Americans living in Europe. After all, one of the benefits of being here is that travel is so easy. So many world-famous cultures, countries,… Read more
There is no need to be frustrated again when wanting to order off a German menu. This simple cheat sheet on dining out in Germany includes information on restaurants, German dishes, customs, paying and more.
Ingredients for 4 people: • 1 whole chicken, cooked, deboned, skin removed, and meat cut in bite size pieces • 2 liters of chicken broth • 2 large carrots, peeled… Read more
Oppenheim is a place of wine and water, a small town on the banks of the Rhine where the circle of life is very much present. It is a place… Read more
From Bratwurst to Leberkäse, there are more than 1500 different kinds of wurst many of which are not available in the U.S.
Five themes to consider documenting in a scrapbook for a future stroll down memory lane.
Lack of a proper diet is one of the most important causes for many diseases and disorders in body.
Ingredients (for 4 people) 1 large leek, cut lengthways and then into ¼ inch slices 6 tablespoons oil 1 cup diced Black Forest ham 2 cups elbow noodles, raw 4… Read more
A trip to Niederhausen is good for your body and your soul. This small wine village on the banks of the Nahe River is off the beaten path, and yet… Read more
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!
Discover more about the origins of Halloween’s, its introduction to America and where to celebrate it in Germany…
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
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…
This cheesecake will stay moist for days in the refrigerator. The flavors of both the cream cheese and pumpkin shine through without competing. Delicious!
This fall season try this excellent and simple soup recipe to warm you up. It’s a delicious German tomato soup with a Spanish twist!
During an era in which access to great outdoor settings has become a critical travel criterion, Landau is almost the perfect destination. The large town in the heart of the… Read more
Winter is Coming. Now you live in the country of efficiency, you might as well go native and start planning your winter preparations now.
It’s that time of year….fall is here and the pumpkins are ready! Here is a very simple recipe for some sweet and delicious Pumpkin Soup.
There are so many things to love about Halloween—the costumes, the decorations, and most of all, the food! These Halloween food crafts are perfect for getting you into the Halloween… Read more
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
cover photo by Igor Normann / shutterstock.com Halloween is a fun time for the whole family, including the dogs, as long as you take certain precautions. Halloween for dogs could potentially… Read more
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!
Featured image credit Joecy Parker Keep Your Skin Smooth And Younger Looking Growing old is unavoidable, however aging is optional. Yes, no one can reverse time, but you can take… Read more
Story and photos by Anna Foster Supplies: 3yds Felt Scissors Sewing machine or hand sewing needle and thread Ribbon This fun, hooded cape is perfect for the little Elf or… Read more
Story and photos by Anna Foster Age: 3-Adult Supplies: Water color Coffee filters Spray starch You can bring the fall colors inside this autumn with a fun all-ages craft. The… Read more
Amsterdam might be known for a something more.. herbal.. but the city’s an absolute paradise for travelers with a sweet tooth such as myself. Spending a long weekend walking along… Read more
There are 5000 different types of German beer which are made by more than 1300 breweries. So it might take you some time to sample them all!
Ingredients (for 4 people) 2 pounds potatoes 1 jalapeno, optional 12 shallots or small onions Less than one cup of poultry broth 6 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper to… Read 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
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
There is much to be said for activating your imagination somewhere beyond your office, home, or home office. Sometimes all it takes is one little – or very large –… Read more
Discover how to make pumpkin puree from fresh pumpkins and use it in baking, such as this delicious recipe for pumpkin bread.
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!
August 18, 2020 If you’re searching for something good, you’ll find it by traveling to Bad Dürkheim. “Bad,” however, might not mean what you think it means. For English speakers,… Read more
July 31, 2020 When you’re standing above the valley, the scene seems almost too beautiful to be real. Vine-filled hillsides plunge toward the Mosel River. Small roads snake through vineyards,… 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.