Sports

Germany Becomes Part of the Worldwide Parkrun Movement

Germany was the 19th country to join the Parkrun movement in December 2017, with now nearly 300 people walking, running and volunteering at weekly parkruns in Berlin, Osnabrück, Frankfurt, Leipzig,… Read more

Winter Ski and Snowboard Destinations

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

Sailing in Germany and Abroad

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

Konstanz- A Calm Lake City

Konstanz (Constance) is a lively, yet relaxing famous university town offering a wide range of leisure activities for visitors of all ages.

Winter Garmisch and Edelweiss Getaway Video Blog

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

Erbeskopf – the Perfect spot for a Day of Skiing

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.

Schneewaechte_Rosskopf_Spitzing

10 Spectacular Sights in Winterly Bavaria

It is perhaps during the winter that the enchanting state of Bavaria really glistens.

Take a Walk on the Wald Side

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!

Some of Germany’s Most Luxurious Mountain Resorts & Hotels

A holiday in Germany offers both the chance for adventurous sport and luxury living off the slopes.

The view of Wolfstein from the hiking trail

Beautiful 1-Day Hike Near the KMC

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.

Edelweiss Lodge and Garmisch Experience Part 2

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

Discover The Great Glenway - Scotland

Hike along Scotland’s Great Glen Way

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.

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort Experience in Garmisch, Germany

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

Swim and Dine Overlooking Wiesbaden

Opel Neroberg is a hidden paradise perched high above the city of Wiesbaden. Here you can dine a swanky restaurant and sun worship and swim in indoor and outdoor pools.

Cool off at public pools in the Stuttgart Area

Are you planning on going swimming in the Stuttgart area? Well you better know your bads. This article lists some family-friendly swimming pools and more.

Explore the natural beauty of Bitcherland

Bitcherland is situated in the Natural Regional Park of the Northern Vosges and represents the Lorraine part of this park, which has been classified by UNESCO as a “World Reserve of the Biospshere.”

Bad Urach – the friendliest Swabian small town

This friendly, beautiful town in Baden- Württemberg offers hiking trails, castle ruins, waterfalls, a picturesque Old Town, a royal palace and much more.

Wolfstein: A medieval gem near Kaiserslautern

Wolfstein is a small town near Kaiserslautern that’s great for a day trip. The popular hiking village also has some unique attractions.

Yoga - Find Your Happy Place

Finding happiness through music

I have always admired folks who took yoga classes. I tried yoga once and it triggered a nasty migraine. My mind might be flexible, but my limbs are not.

Ski Arlberg – Video

It’s not too late to hit the Alps for a quick winter ski or snowboard trip. Join MilitaryinGermany.com for a fun filled tour of Sankt Anton, Lech and Zürs in… Read more

Enchanting Almond Bloom Festivities

Learn about the Almond Bloom Festival at the German Wine Road in the Rhineland-Palatinate area.

Enjoy Hiking and More Along the Danube

The upper Danube in the Black Forest is a wonderful place to go hiking, and we discovered much more along these ancient river banks in the town of Donaüschingen.

Herald Union – Super Bowl Giveaway in Wiesbaden

Don’t miss your chance to win a 25 euro gift card for area businesses in the 2 February edition of the Herald Union.  Win great gift cards from: Kunst Zimmer Nane… Read more

Keep your kids busy in the KMC area!

Are the kids driving you crazy?  Have you run out of ways to keep them busy?  Check out these kid friendly activities in and around the Kaiserslautern area. The City… Read more

Hiking in Germany

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!

Hiking trip to Humbergturm (Humberg Tower)

Humbergturm is always worth a hike!

Story by Jaqueline Samad Enjoy the colorful Fall days in the Pfälzer Wald (Palatinate forest). Whether with your partner, children, a dog or alone, recharge your batteries and relax in… Read more

Kletterwald in Neroberg

Channel your inner Tarzan! Swing down ropes and climb within the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald! Located on the top of Wiesbaden in the beautiful Neroberg, this high ropes course… Read more

Swim and Dine High Above Wiesbaden

Did you know that Opel Neroberg has a hidden paradise perched high above the city of Wiesbaden? Here you can sun worship and swim then also dine in their restaurant. Dining The… Read more

Bow Hunter’s Virtual Paradise

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect when we were invited to spend some time at a local, indoor archery range.  My husband and I had a conversation on the… Read more

Fahr zur Aar, a Car-free Cycling Event

The town of Taunusstein offers a bicyclist’s ultimate dream of open roads with no cars insight for miles during its annual cycling event Fahr zur Aar.

Cooling off in K-town!

Summer is here!! Here are a few ways that you can keep cool during our ever so short German summer.

Wine Walks near Stuttgart

Have an incredible family day by joining a wine walk in Germany! This is a great way to spend a spring or summer Sunday, enjoy breathtaking views and sample delicious food and wine.

The Five Best Outdoor Breaks in Europe

For those seeking an outdoor adventure of a lifetime, here are five of the best outdoor breaks Europe has to offer!

Bad Wildbad, Baths and Blueberries

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!

Hiking and More Along the Danube

The upper Danube in the Black Forest is a wonderful place to go hiking, and we discovered much more along these ancient river banks in the town of Donaüschingen.

Twin Towns in the Black Forest

Whether you take a long trip through the Black Forest or a day trip to explore the springs and hiking trails, the towns of Bad Teinach-Zavelstein are definitely a must-see.

Wandering in Wallerfangen

Wallerfangen is a municipality in western Germany on the French border. Spending an afternoon here is a great way to embrace the local history.

Geierlay, Germany’s Longest Suspension Bridge

As Germany’s longest suspension bridge, Geierlay is 360m long and 100m. It makes for a wonderful day out in the stunning German countryside. Do you dare to cross it?!

Berlin Marathon

With the 2015 BMW-Berlin Marathon just finished, I have gathered some tips for those with the goal of completing the 42.2 kilometers in 2016. Personally, I run only when chased,… Read more

Kletterwald Neroberg Ropes Course

Climb among the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald. This ropes course offers adventure for the thrill seeker and the not so thrill seeker!