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
by Nate Cairney It took me a while to try a lambic beer. This wasn’t because I doubted it would be good — lambic lovers I knew swore by the… Read more
While out and about in dog-friendly Germany, there are things to keep in mind for “man’s best friend” during the warm weather. Here are some helpful tips.
Ingredients for 4 people Slightly more than 1 pound of strawber- ries, washed and quartered 4 whole mint leaves washed 4 mint leaves finely sliced 10 tablespoons sugar 4 tablespoons… Read more
by Kat Nickola “I see it!” my son yells. He adjusts his backpack. It is full, with his sleeping bag, mat, and clothes for the night. “Where?” I ask, hustling along… Read more
Greece is awesome for a lot of reasons. The food is amazing, the people are wonderfully warm, and the weather for most of the year is generally unbeatable. Oh, and… Read more
In Germany, the very last hours of April are ones of great celebration, music and most of all, dancing. Bring in May by partying with the witches!
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
Ingredients (for 4 people) • 6 tablespoons coconut flakes • 6 bananas • 3 tablespoons butter • 4 tablespoons fresh liquid honey • 2 tablespoons lime juice • 4 scoops… Read more
A starter, a main dish and a dessert… this is what a traditional French meal looks like. But which are the most traditional French desserts?
Take a journey to the towns of Herzogsweiler and Freudenstadt in the Black Forest to discover the secrets of smokehouses, microbreweries and more.
Ingredients for 4 people 2 cups cherries, pitted 2 ¼ cups cherry juice 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon potato starch 1 ½ cup flour 1 -1 ¼ cup milk ½… Read more
Story by Aaron T. Grogg Edited: April 14, 2020 Feeling trapped in the house? Need something to distract and entertain you? Well we have a couple lists for you, from… Read more
Sometimes, facing day-after-day of sipping on plain water can be like eating the same meal day in and out – completely uninspiring, even if it’s healthy.
Ingredients (for 4 people) ¾ cup almonds without skin ½ cup fresh basil leaves chopped 12 basil leave whole ½ cup fresh parsley chopped 1 whole lime, washed 6 tablespoons… Read more
All over the world on the 17th of March every year – impress your friends with a little more knowledge of the historic St Patricks Day.
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
If you are lucky enough to find yourself living in Europe, you should make sure you experience one of its crown jewels, the Alps. Here is a collection of can’t… Read more
Research has shown that children who learn to play a musical instrument tend to get better grades in school.
Ingredients (for 4 people) 4 cups fresh mushrooms sliced into quarters and washed 3 tablespoons butter 1 cup diced ham or bacon 1.5 pounds spaetzle ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon… Read more
by Kat Nickola “You got a letter from the school!” I yell. “Wow, mom.” Eyes rolling. My fourteen-year old daughter is less excited than I am. I open it. “Cool. It’s… Read more
story by Susan Melnyk, featured image by Masson / shutterstock.com Here are our top tips and ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day while you’re living in Germany! 1) Visit your local… Read more
Do something special for your loved one, we have plenty of ideas for you…
Try this Valentine’s Day Raspberry Truffle recipe for a treat that’s rich, sweet and decadent.
Nothing makes me happier on Valentine’s day than having a yummy dessert with my special person.
by Kat Nickola As we walked into the school for the first time last summer, I was more nervous than my daughter. She had taken a year of German language… Read more
Ingredients • 100 grams of mushrooms per person • 1 small onion • one leek • a little oil • salt • ground pepper • some red wine • parsley… Read more
Acne problems are quite debilitating to the sufferer. Although we all suffer from this at some point in our life, break-outs shouldn’t be ignored.
by Kat Nickola This is our first year in Germany and our children are attending a local German high school. I thought I’d write about our experience as the year… Read more
Ingredients • For four persons : 600 to 700 grams of beef • Salt • Pepper (corns and ground) • Sugar • White wine, Red wine • Vinegar (a simple… 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
Ingredients for 4 people Ingredients for 4 people • 4 -5 tablespoons of vegetable oil • 7/8 cup ground almonds • 4 tablespoons cocoa powder • 2 teaspoons baking powder… Read more
With our planet slowly falling apart, we see words like ‘zero waste’ and ‘sustainability’ floating around the internet and feel guilt-tripped by people with 2 oz. waste jars that hold… Read more
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
To have an incredible experience while stationed in Germany, here are seven New Year’s Resolutions you should definitely keep!
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
Glühwein, which literally translates to ‘glow wine‘, is a staple at every outdoor event throughout the winter months. It lets you continue to take advantage of your convenient location in… Read more