Posts Tagged "family friendly"

Retro Classics

If you love old cars, you can’t miss Retro Classics 2020 at Landesmesse Stuttgart between February 27 and March 1. Admission costs €20. For more information go to www.stuttgart-tourist.de Photo… Read more

Carnival Parade Schwäbisch Gmünd

Colourful floats, creative costumes, music, candy flying through the air and more awaits spectators of all ages at this year’s carnival parade in Schwäbisch Gmünd’s city centre on February 25… Read more

Shrove Monday Procession in Krottelbach

A colorful carnival parade with floats and costumed groups will wander through the village of Krottelbach on February 24 from 1:11 p.m. Admission is free. For more information go to… Read more

Shrove Monday Parade in Schönenberg-Kübelberg

Schönenberg-Kübelberg’s parade featuring colorfully decorated floats and various costumed walking groups will float through the town center on February 24 from 1:11 p.m. Afterwards, the carnival revelers will celebrate on… Read more

Kids’ Carnival

Children of all ages are invited to this kids’ carnival party at Stadthalle Otterberg on February 23 from 2:11 p.m. For more information go to www.kaiserslautern.de Photo by gosphotodesign / shutterstock.com

Kids’ Carnival

Children of all ages are invited to this kids’ carnival party at Kreuzsteinhalle in Kaiserslautern-Erfenbach on February 23 from 2:11 p.m. For more information go to www.kaiserslautern.de Photo by gosphotodesign… Read more

Carnival Parade in Breitenbach

Breitenbach’s carnival parade “Närrischer Lindwurm” will take place on February 23 from 2:11 p.m. Afterwards, from 4 p.m., a big carnival party takes place at “Schönbachtalhalle”, admittance starts at 3… Read more

Carnival Parade Weil der Stadt

Colourful floats, creative costumes, music, candy flying through the air and more awaits spectators of all ages at this year’s carnival parade, ‘Fasenetumzug’, in Weil der Stadt on February 23…. Read more

11th Intercultural Breakfast in Ramstein

The Ramstein Youth Office organizes an “Intercultural Breakfast” on February 22 from 9 a.m. Families and individuals, no matter from which country, are cordially invited to join this intercultural meeting,… Read more

Healthy Smoothies for Kids

The Green Monster – A Smoothie Kids Will Love

While many parents count calories, restrict refined sugar intake and carefully control portions, kids just dig into what tastes good.

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Carnival Party for Kids

Get out your kid’s favourite halloween costume and join the locals during their beloved carnival at a party just for kids (and parents) in Kaiserslautern on February 16 from 1:11… Read more

Beat the Winter Blues with a Sunny Getaway!

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

Fildorado: Virtual Reality Snorkelling

Discover the world’s most beautiful oceans without ever leaving Fildorado in Filderstadt on February 8 and 9 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with virtual reality snorkelling. Equipment is provided,… Read more

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Kids’ Costume Party

Children and adults can look forward to a colourful and musical afternoon at Turnhalle der TSG Sonnenberg on February 9 from 3 p.m. For more information go to www.wiesbaden.de  … Read more

Fildorado: Virtual Reality Snorkelling

Discover the world’s most beautiful oceans without ever leaving Fildorado in Filderstadt on February 8 and 9 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with virtual reality snorkelling. Equipment is provided,… Read more

Leonberg Horse Market

Leonberg’s traditional Horse Market will take place between February 7 and 11. Visitors can look forward to horse shows, Sunday shopping, a flea market at Stadthalle and much more. Admission… Read more

Schlachtfest ‘Slaughter Fest’

Despite the rather grim name, ‘Schlachtfest’ is a beloved German tradition for the serving fresh meat dishes. Visit Becker’s Woistub in Herxheim am Berg on February 7 to try them… Read more

Mindful Meditation

How Mindful Meditation Will Help You Stay Healthy in the Cold

The winter is upon us! Worried that the cold might get you and your family sick more often?

Danceperados in Ramstein

The enthusiasm for Irish step dancing is firmly embedded in the name of the show. Dancing, singing and playing music is part of the Irish DNA and the Danceperados are… Read more

Historic Blacksmith Workshop

Visit Friedelsheim’s historic blacksmith workshop on January 25 from 10 a.m. for an exciting show, professional insight by Ingo Drexler. Admission costs €2, no registration necessary. For more information go… Read more

Vegetarian Chili Recipe

With the weather getting cold, whip up a quick, hot and vegetarian meal! By adding chocolate as a secret ingredient, it makes this high protein meal delicious.

Grindelwald Schlittelbahn — World’s longest sled ride

Story by Ronnie Juhans Featured image by FS Stock / Shutterstock.com As Old Man Winter will be visiting us soon, the skiers and snowboarders are anxiously awaiting the opening of… Read more

German Plätzchen recipes

Germans love Christmas Cookies so much that they designated an entire word to it: “Plätzchen.“ This means if you’re looking for cookies anytime between January and October, they’re “Kekse” but… Read more

ALL the Christmas Markets

Featured image by FamVeld / Shutterstock.com Christmas Markets 2019 Christmas Market season is here at last as the scent of cinnamon slowly creeps through cozy cobble stone alleys and fairy lights… Read more

Hiking trip to Humbergturm (Humberg Tower)

Hike to Humbergturm (Humberg Tower)

Story and photos by Jaqueline Samad Enjoy a colorful fall day in the Pfälzer Wald (Palatinate forest). Whether with your partner, children, a dog or alone, this is the ideal… Read more

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3 Overnight Halloween Festivities in Germany

Germany doesn’t celebrate Halloween in the same way America does. Although it’s not a national holiday that everyone gets deeply involved with, there are still amazing and spooky goings-on dotted… Read more

Become an Adventurer at Gondwana Prähistorium

“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure” were my friend’s first words when we left and it really was. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium sums up the history of the… Read more

6 Classic German BBQ Recipes

Germans love a good summer barbecue as much as Americans do but what they put on their plates doesn’t exactly resemble hot dogs, burgers and co. These recipes can easily… Read more

Dolomites: Welcome To Your Italian Adventure

Story by Nate Cairney In northern Italy, where the massive Dolomite mountains dominate the land, you can find a different sort of country. This is adventure Italy. Adventure Italy gets… Read more

Beautiful treetop walks

Cover photo by Erlebnis Akademie AG Many people from other countries, particularly the United States, see Germany as a place that truly ‘gets it’ with regard to wellness, concern for… Read more

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Things to Know about Swimming Pools & Lakes in Germany

With the weather finally starting to warm up, Germany’s many public pools and lakes are open for business. Here are a few of the rules and etiquette that can help you make the most of your time cooling off.

Visit Luxembourg – Small Yet Beautiful

Luxembourg is a landlocked country bordered by Belgium, Germany and France. This tiny but very beautiful country will surprise you with its varied scenery.

The GREATest BRITAIN Road Trip Part 4: Lake District, England

The GREATest BRITAIN Road Trip, my favorite destinations in England, Wales and Scotland: read part 1 about Bruges, Dover, Stonehenge here, part 2 about the Roman City Bath here and Part… Read more

Sailing 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

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen – An Alpine Adventure

Located in the heart of the Bavarian State, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the must-see destinations whilst based in Germany.

Delicious Throw-it-in-the-Crockpot Chili

Cold snowy days are upon us again. Cozy up and warm your bellies with this easy-peasy crockpot chili…

Slow Cooker Roast Beef Dinner- Perfect This Time of the Year

Roast Beef dinner is the perfect meal this time of the year.

Discover Idstein from the Witch Tower!

The charming and remarkable town of Idstein makes a wonderful day trip, which includes viewing sites from the top of Witch Tower (Hexenturm).

GummiBären Land – For the Love of Candy!

A visit to GummiBären Land and the Bon-Bon Museum in Vaihingen is a very sweet treat for the whole family to enjoy.

A Perfect Thanksgiving

A Perfect Thanksgiving!

‘This year,’ I confidently told my wife, Amy, when our children were very young and squirmy and clingy and generally as manageable as a bag of tadpoles, ‘we are going… Read more