Are you looking for new experiences that don’t break the bank but keep you and the kids entertained this winter? Here is a comprehensive guide to museums, city tours, travel… Read more
Pfalhbau is an interactive and educational museum. It presents archaeologically reconstructed versions of lake dwellings of the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.
Let Weimar’s rich cultural and literary history enchant you during a cozy weekend away in former East Germany. Here’s the thing: I love historical figures. There’s just something about learning what inspired… Read more
Something about Idar-Oberstein feels almost mythical. During the journey there, shadows and light dance through trees while two-lane roads wind through valleys and forests. When you arrive in the large… Read more
Always check the country’s travel restrictions before booking and going on vacation. It is rare — and kind of awesome — to be in the presence of something truly ancient… Read more
Visit Warnemünde, the attractive seaside resort of the Baltic Sea. There are many attractions at this seaside resort that will make your visit a memorable one!
by Kat Nickola I’m standing outside a Celtic longhouse watching the Celtic way to make and hold fire. Herr Klaus Zahneisen is a docent at the Keltenpark Otzenhausen. He shows us the special… Read more
Van Gogh knew it. Monet knew it. Picasso knew it. I know it. Soon, you’ll know it, too: it doesn’t get much more picturesque than Provence in South East France. The… Read more
The Städel Museum in Frankfurt houses 3,100 paintings, 660 sculptures, 4,600 photographs and more than 100,000 drawings and prints. Germany’s most important cultural community foundation also has a spot on the… Read more
The castle and guard house, which house the Whisky Museum, are landmarks of the town of Kirn.
“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure,” were my friend’s first words when we left. And it really was an adventure. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium, which is located in… Read more
Vogtsbauernhof Outdoor Museum is a sprawling area that offers sunshine, fresh air, countryside views and a look into historic farmhouses of yesteryear.
Germany has its share of romantic spots. Couples can picnic next beautiful lakes or stay in a hotel nestled in the countryside with striking mountain views.
Photos by Master Sgt. Nicholas Filip A collection of 17 watercolor portraits of women in uniform and their stories of courage, perseverance, success and triumph are on display in honor… Read more
If you find yourself staring south in a longing fashion, you’re not alone. Italy lies that way, beyond the Alps, where you’ll find warmth, culture, beauty and amazing food. And… Read more
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
The Porsche Museum is a car enthusiast’s haven with its incredible architecturally designed building that houses interactive and informative exhibitions.
The unassuming town of Schwetzingen is full of surprises with surrounding by beauty. Be astounded with a castle, spectacular gardens, world-renowned music fests, enchanting neighboring cities and more.
For centuries, artists, poets and writers have been drawn to the small villages along the banks of the Rhine River as a source of tranquility and inspiration.
Welcome to the rococo city Ansbach, an urban municipality in the Franconian region of Germany’s largest state, Bavaria, only 24 miles from picturesque Nürnberg (Nuremberg). A rich and well-documented history… Read more
Click here for kid-friendly activities that you can do at home. While Bavaria is famous for its outdoor vacation spots, we don’t want to forget about your little ones and… Read more
Welcome to Bavaria! Germany’s biggest state boasts beautiful sceneries, quaint towns, delicious food and fantastic outdoor activities year-round. Below, you will find a list of attractions from museums and golf courses to hikes, castles and castle… Read more
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.
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.
Homburg lies on the banks of the River Erbach, and it is an ancient market town, having received its first charter in 1330.
featured image by Alex Yuzhakov ‘I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.’ -Mark… Read more
Considered one of the top five cities in Germany to visit, Heidelberg attracts millions each year with its history, art and scenic beauty. Take a stroll through the city or along the river. What are you waiting for?!
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.
Germany’s natural beauty, its spectacular landscapes, historical sites, and robust cuisine make the country a prime choice for family vacations.
Here’s the thing: I’m a huge nerd. That’s neither good nor bad but I’ve come to the realisation that it tends to influence the process of picking destinations for my… Read more
A city of art and architecture, Rotterdam is the Netherlands’ second city. And it’s brilliant. Restaurants, bars, and cafes can be found along pedestrian plazas and in unique pockets of the… Read more
Travel along the Roman Limes Trail in Murrhardt and Aalen. Experience mind-blowing history, Roman ruins, top-notched museums, great places to dine and more.
Berlin is one of the most desirable destinations to visit. Things that allure millions each year include the sheer vibrancy of the city, its rich history, various landmarks, and so much more.
This beautiful city will charm you with its culture, cuisine, history, art, shopping and so much more. Take advantage of your time abroad and proximity and discover the French city of Metz.
Take a day trip to the French town with the funny name. Bitche offers rich history, an audio guided tour, a U.S. connection and more.
The capital of the Republic of Ireland has lots to offer from riverside views, ancient Celtic history and what might just be the most beautiful library in the world. Dublin… Read more
There are many reasons to visit Speyer including museums, sea life, hiking and biking, wine-tasting and of course great places to eat.
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.
Bavarian has two enchanting castles. Linderhof has impressive gilded gold rooms, while Neuschwanstein was the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle.
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.