Posts Tagged "family fun"

Family Day

Visit this year’s Family Day at Gartenschau Kaiserslautern on September 8 for fun join-in activities like trying out different instruments, playing games, playing the drums and exercises with the Fire… Read more

Taunus Street Fest

Children and adults alike will love the program at Taunus Street Fest in Wiesbaden (Taunusstraße) between August 30 and September 1. Culinary delights, refreshing drinks, live music and more await!… Read more

World’s Biggest Pumpkin Exhibition

The world’s biggest pumpkin exhibition and patch awaits at Blühendes Barock Ludwigsburg between August 30 and November 3. This year’s theme is Fantastic Fairytales and visitors can look forward to… Read more

Village Fair Miesenbach

Miesenbach is celebrating its traditional village fair with music and entertainment throughout the last weekend of August, 24 to 26. Sportplatz Miesenbach will pose as the fairground with rides and… Read more

Erfebacher Kerwe

Live music, carnival rides, food, drinks and entertainment await at Erfebacher Kerwe on Erfenbach Marktplatz in Kaiserslautern between August 23 and 26. Admission is free. For more information go to… Read more

Family Bike Event at Appelbachtal

“Cycling-Skating-Hiking”:  there is plenty to explore along the 30 km long car-free road from Würzweiler to Pfaffen-Schwabenheim on August 18. Besides these sportive activities and a variety of food, there… Read more

Village Kerwe

Visit cozy Bobenheim am Berg for their annual Village Kerwe / fair between August 9 and 13 to enjoy culinary delights, fine wines and carnival rides for all ages. Admission… 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

Kerwe Dansenberg

Carnival food, rides and entertainment await at Kerwe Dansenberg in the city center of Kaiserslautern Dansenberg (near Franz-Brecht-Straße) between August 2 and 4. Admission is free. For more information go… Read more

Seebacher Kerwe

Visit the Kerwe in Seebach, a quarter of Bad Dürkheim, between July 27 and 30 for carnival rides, food, drinks and entertainment for all ages. Admission is free. For more… Read more

Very Cool Caves and Little Lichtenstein

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

Packing Essentials for Travel

Essential Things You Need On Your Packing List

There are a few things that every suitcase or backpack should have in it before you set off.

Wine, City and Family Fests

Wine and City Fests Warm nights are begging for a cold glass of white wine or rose at one of the many sce- nic vineyards in the Rheinland-Pfalz region, which… 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

Actress: Hannah Dean. Photographer: Faye Thomas

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.

Off the beaten path – Day trips to some of Germany’s hidden gems — Part 2

Read part 1 here You’ve likely been to the Champs-élysées in Paris or seen the cathedrals at Strasbourg and Cologne. You’ve surely been able to stand up close, beside Big… Read more

Super Simple Swaps to Help the Planet and Save Money

With our planet slowly falling apart, we see words like ‘zero waste’ and ‘sustainability’ floating around the internet and feel guilt-tripped by people with 2 oz. waste jars that hold… Read more

Learning a Musical Instrument

Research has shown that children who learn to play a musical instrument tend to get better grades in school.

Indoor Bouldering

Story by Ronnie Juhans Cover photo by santypan / Shutterstock.com As the unpredictable German Winter weather approaches, the temptation to stay indoors and keep your fingers and thumbs fit with… 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

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

Family Fun at Taunus Wunderland Theme Park

Taunus Wunderland is a theme park in the backyard of Wiesbaden. It offers family fun with many attractions including rides, petting zoo, food and more.

Neunkirchen Zoo — An experience for the whole family

No more than 30 minutes away from the KMC, snow leopards bound over rocks, Asian elephants lazily congregate in groups and giraffes enjoy snacks picked from tall trees. Neunkirchen Zoo… Read more

Weekend fun on a shoestring

Europe can be expensive! While it’s nice to be able to travel and the KMC area is conveniently located within four hours of more than half a dozen countries and… Read more

Try a „Kerwe“ – Real Fun for the Whole Family

Try a “Kerwe” – Fun for the Whole Family

The Kerwe is truly a family event and a lot of fun for all ages. Big cities tend to have a larger venue with more variety, but the small Kerwe are also interesting and fun.

Culinary Panorama Hike

Germany hosts fun and unique outdoors activities such as the Culinary Panorama Hike. This event offered panoramic views and culinary specialties.

Spring Festivals 2018

Spring is upon us with exciting festivities in tow. Though spring festivals may be sneakily disguised as Weinfest, Stadtfest, Frühlingsfest, Frühlingsmesse and other blossoming terms, we have uncovered their true… Read more

A Botanical Paradise Among Concrete

When the spring temperatures finally catch up to your spring spirit, the botanical garden, PalmenGarten, in Frankfurt is a great place to visit.

Family Fun with Indoor Blacklight Mini Golf

Simigo provides a hysterical time for families with 3D and artistic golfing. The arena is filled with scenes from Stuttgart, a spooky train and more.

Pika Pika’s “Hot Stuff” and Chili Perks

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

Everything You Need to Know about Carnival in Germany

Get an understanding of Fasching, one of Germany’s oldest and largest celebration. Kicking off very soon, get involved and have fun at this utterly bonkers event!

KidsKorner – August 18, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on August 18, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – September 1, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on September, 1, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – August 25, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on August, 25, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – August 11, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on August, 11, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – August 4, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on August 4, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – July 29, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on July 29, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – July 14, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on July 14, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – April 28, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on April 28, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – April 21, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on April 21, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.