Chilis are healthy and entirely natural flavor enhancers that are often underappreciated on this side of the world despite their oustanding heakth benefits and helpfulness in the kitchen. There are… Read more
There is no question that winter has arrived in Germany! With that never-ending gray sky, the chilly temps, and the wet rain or snow on the ground, it is easy… Read more
Stuck for inspiration? Use our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide to ensure you are prepared to create a very special day for your loved one.
Betty Williams was definitely onto something when she said: “When all else fails, take a vacation!” With winter still going strong and temps still dropping, it’s only natural to want… Read 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
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
Coming from the Mediterranean sea with 250+ days of sunshine a year and a coastline of 8,000 miles, I assumed my sailing days were over when I moved to Germany…. Read more
Homburg lies on the banks of the River Erbach, and it is an ancient market town, having received its first charter in 1330.
Marburg is a University town north of Frankfurt, in the Lahn valley. It retains its cobbled streets and the Hessische architecture of the 17-18th century.
Konstanz (Constance) is a lively, yet relaxing famous university town offering a wide range of leisure activities for visitors of all ages.
To have an incredible experience while stationed in Germany, here are seven New Year’s Resolutions you should definitely keep!
Kirchheimbolanden is a medieval town between Kaiserslautern and Mainz with some charming features and an interesting history.
We headed to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany again for a winter adventure. Check out our account of an awesome few days in the snowy alps. #edelweisslodge Here are some handy links based… Read 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
If you fancy discovering a little more about famous cities in Germany, then then visiting traditional Lübeck is the trip for you.
Erbeskopf is the largest mountain in Southwest Germany and is the perfect place to test your metal if you are a beginner or intermediate enthusiast.
‘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 Twain The first time… Read more
To Scotland and back within 24 hours? Yes! Thanks to my forever love, Ryanair, you can now fly to Glasgow on early Saturday morning and return before breakfast on Sunday…. Read more
Stroll the Heidelberg Castle’s courtyard and garden, Heidelberg Tun (Big Wine Barrel) and the German Pharmacy Museum (Deutsches Apothekenmuseum).
With shopping malls in Germany appearing to be now in their heyday, they provide the opportunity for great fun! Here is a list of a few in the Stuttgart area.
It is perhaps during the winter that the enchanting state of Bavaria really glistens.
Check out Switzerland’s international hub, Basel. This city is a great way to start or end your Swiss adventure.
Known as both the City of Light and the City of Love, Paris is one of the most romantic cities in the world. Paris at Christmas, decked out in its holiday finery, makes it even more beautiful than usual. Here are a few places to visit while you’re in Paris before or during the holidays.
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.
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