The American love affair with pumpkins is well documented. On the other side of the Atlantic, autumn is the season in which decorative gourds pop to life all across the… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz My small daughter, my husband and I love it when our home smells like freshly baked bread! That’s why I often make our bread… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz Muffins are simply great. They’re made quickly, there’s tons of versions and kids just love them! The best thing is that muffins are so… Read more
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
Families head to Bad Wildbad warm water springs, natural beauty, delicious blueberries and more. Located in the Black Forest, this tranquil destination has been attracting tourists for centuries!
This friendly, beautiful town in Baden- Württemberg offers hiking trails, castle ruins, waterfalls, a picturesque Old Town, a royal palace and much more.
Tübingen is a town of all seasons delighting the masses throughout the year with its festivals, museums, quaint shops, wonderful eateries, a gorgeous river and much more.
As far as day trips go, Ulm packs a serious punch. It’s a large city, with plenty to do. Located on the banks of the Danube River, it offers history,… Read more
Pforzheim embodies so much that is good about Germany. With more than 100,000 people, it’s large enough to offer something for every traveler, and small enough that navigating it doesn’t… 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!
The Porsche Museum is a car enthusiast’s haven with its incredible architecturally designed building that houses interactive and informative exhibitions.
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.
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz Who doesn’t dream of some magical little fairy cleaning and tidying up the flat overnight or while you’re at work? I know I sure… 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
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.
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
Mössingen host its 9th Annual Apple Fest this Sept. 27 to Oct. 4 which celebrate “all things apple!” Other attractions near are a geopark, a Beguine convent, a war memorial and more.
Pfalhbau is an interactive and educational museum. It presents archaeologically reconstructed versions of lake dwellings of the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.
Buying locally grown food in a foreign country can be a daunting task. Germany is an environmentally-conscious country that hosts farmers’ markets daily. This article provides tips and preparation for shopping local, especially in the Stuttgart area.
Near Reutlingen and Stuttgart in the lovely region of Sonnenbühl you can find some very cool caves and a cliff-hanger castle. The rolling hills and green valleys are a few… 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.
Paleo, vegan, low carb – healthy nutrition has become a part of society in the form of various nutrition concepts. And they all claim to be the healthiest way to… Read more
Join the family fun at Stuttgart’s 77th Frühlingsfest for carnival rides and games, beer tents, live music, food, fireworks, a hot air balloon show and much more.
Making a perfect day trip from Stuttgart, here are five things you can do when visiting the amazing Freiburg im Breisgau in the Black Forest.
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.
Lovely small towns on the outskirts of Stuttgart have a lot American families including various festivals, great shopping low prices, hiking and biking, and much more.
The GREATest BRITAIN Road Trip, my favorite destinations in England, Wales and Scotland: read part 1 about Bruges, Dover and Stonehenge here. Less than an hour’s drive from Stonehenge lies… Read more
by Ronnie Juhans Photo by Sky Antonio/shutterstock.com Skydiving is one of those experiences in life that many ponder and have on their bucket list of amazing adventures. My only warning… Read more
A visit to GummiBären Land and the Bon-Bon Museum in Vaihingen is a very sweet treat for the whole family to enjoy.
The well preserved and picturesque medieval town of Tübingen definitely merits a visit!
Hohenzollern Castle is one of Germany’s most majestic castles, which this jewel of a place should be on your list of places to see.
The living history farmstead Schwarzwälder Freilichtmuseum Vogtbauernhof warrants a visit! The over 400 year old open-museum is interactive and fun for all.
Bad Wimpfen is a charming medieval village along the Castles Road between Mannheim and Prague. Rich in history, come discover its many treasures.
Hike Sibyllenweg up to the Burg Teck Castle. Enjoy the beautiful spring flowers and view along the way. Once arriving, enjoy the ambiance and meal.
Stuttgart offers various fun places and activities for the family to enjoy together. From museums to indoor and outdoor parks and so much more…
No one disputes the plain fact that relationships are hard, especially when there are children involved. Day-to-day life becomes a series of logistical challenges, where one of you is asking… Read more
No stay in Germany is complete without at least a weekend exploring this world-renowned city on the edge of the Alps.
On April 25, 82 service members stationed in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart visited a former concentration camp in Dachau, Bavaria.
If you haven’t visited the puzzle town of Ravensburg, it definitely warrants your visit! It has rich history, a museum district, a shopping district, many towers and surrounding vineyards.