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!
Zurich has a lot to offer. Enjoy authentic fondue, stroll along picturesque streets, hop on a river boat, take in spectacular cable car views and much more.
Freiburg offers historic landmarks, a beautiful Old Town, an elite university, great places to eat, a thriving nightlife and much more.
“Time to get up,” was the soft but forceful sound my tent mate and I heard at 11:30 p.m. That’s right, 11:30 p.m. That was just six hours after being… Read more
A holiday in Germany offers both the chance for adventurous sport and luxury living off the slopes.
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
Wolfstein, the starting point or final stop of the Pfälzer Höhenweg hiking trail in the northern Palatinate, is a handsome small town with quite a few period buildings near the Kaiserslautern Military Community.
Croatia will not disappoint you whether you are a family looking to relax or a couple in search of a romantic getaway. Make this your destination.
Germany, doesn’t celebrate Halloween in the same way America does. Although it’s not a national holiday that everyone gets deeply involved in, there is still amazing and spooky goings-on dotted… Read more
The following London attractions are grouped together into itineraries so that you visit some or all of the sights in each list within one-day on foot.
There’s a children’s show called “Die Augsburger Puppenkiste” (Augsburg’s puppet box) featuring entire worlds that could fit inside a single wooden box. So when I was offered to tag along… Read more
The well preserved and picturesque medieval town of Tübingen definitely merits a visit!
Wolfstein is half an hour from the Military Community of Kaiserslautern, Ramstein and Landstuhl and home to one of the greatest one-day hikes in Germany.
Chestnut season is coming up! Thanks to a wide area of edible chestnut trees between the palatine forest and southern Weinstraße, everything in the Trifelsland region will be chestnut themed… Read more
Tongeren’s Sunday morning flea market is world-renown and if you are an American stationed in Europe, you will hear about this gem. It’s absolutely worth going to visit. When my… Read more
Germany has its own Thanksgiving celebration called “Erntedankfest”. In many Germany communities festivities include parades with floats and marching bands.
Würzburg, a Franconian gem, was founded in the 10th century and is known today as a charming, lively university town overflowing with wineries and churches. Although the majority of Würzburg… Read more
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
Oktoberfest is the biggest and most famous event in Germany and the world’s largest fair, with over six million people attending every year.
This beautiful city in Italy has much to offer vacationers seeking out the Italian sunshine and culinary delights.
Take a drive down to beautiful Bregenzerwald, Austria for special Alpine Cheese. This special cheese is creamy, distinctly flavored and literally melts in the mouth.
Step back in time and into an English detective story at Baker Street Tea Room and Pub in Saarbrücken. Gorge yourself on their scones or a criminal dinner.
Schwetzingen is a place that has a lot to offer; a beautiful and architecturally-rich palace, music, culture and spargel!
Here is Part 2 of our trip to Garmisch and #edelweissresort. This much fun should be illegal! All the activities, including the stay at the Edelweiss surpassed expectations. The worst thing… Read more
There is nothing in the world like champagne and the great news is that it is not that far to drive to Champagne country from your base in Germany.
The Great Glen Way runs from the edge of Loch Linnhe to the Inverness, cutting a trail through some of the Scottish Highland’s most impressive scenery.
Cologne (Köln) is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly city on the Rhine River in Germany with a skyline boasting the famous Cologne Cathedral as its distinguishing feature.
The castle and guard house, which house the Whisky Museum, are landmarks of the town of Kirn.
I have lived in Germany all my life but it wasn’t until I started writing about it that I realized how little I’ve actually seen of it. Neuschwanstein Castle is… Read more
Here is Part 1 of our trip to Garmisch and #edelweissresort. What an amazing experience! Thanks to Kyle from Alpine Adventures for showing us around and setting up the perfect side… Read more
Hotel & Restaurant Otterberger Hof in, well, Otterberg, offers creative, yet traditional, Italian delicacies and regional classics using only fresh, mainly local ingredients and no additives. Fresh fish, meat and… Read more
With an abundance of activities for young and old, take a stroll in beautiful Amsterdam. This one day guide offers a new perspective and unexpected treats.
Families can explore tranquillity and some of the hidden beauties of the Ibiza
There are many locations dedicated to celebrating and exploring the link between travel and literature. So, whether you are a writer looking to get inspired or simply a devoted reader… Read more
Pet-friendly Europeans invite dogs into many places that might surprise Americans stationed here. Learn more about taking Fido on the road during your next trip.
Check out our trailer for our upcoming video series on Edelweiss Lodge and Resort. We had a great stay and Alpine Adventures showed us a great time. Stay tuned for more… 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.
Germany has so many camping locations that offer so much fun and excitement. Camping in Germany is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with the family.
Many of the buildings in Old Sachsenhausen are in original half-timbered buildings – it’s worth a day of you time to explore it and drink some apple wine.
Heidelberg offers magnificent city views, pleasant walks through history, a castle in ruins, towering churches, cobblestone streets, great shopping and so much more.