Posts Tagged "fun"

A newbie guide to food and fun in the KMC

One of the most difficult aspects of moving to a new area, especially an entirely new country and continent, is figuring out the “usual” or “favorite” spots. The places that… Read more

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

Street Food Markets — moving feasts you don’t want to miss

Food trucks are among the hottest trends in the restaurant industry. You could take it a step further to say they’ve moved beyond trendy and are now just as much… Read 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

Scrapbooking your time overseas

Winter City Destinations

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

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

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

Let’s Go To The Mall

Some people consider shopping. In fact, more and more people are purchasing gifts online to avoid the crowds and emotional reactions. According to a 2017 eMarketer Report, Ecommerce (online shopping)… 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

Christmas Eve Traditions in Germany

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in different languages

While Christmas may not be celebrated in every culture, almost every language has a term for it. Take a look at our list of international well-wishes and impress your family… Read more

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Random but Fun Facts about Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving refers to a time of the year when families gather and together expresses their thanks for what they are thankful to and for. It is believed that the first… Read more

Let’s Go To The Mall!

For many of us, the easiest solution to our holiday purchasing tactics is to ‘go to the mall’. Luckily, there are shopping centers nearby that can relieve some of the… Read more

Scrapbooking your time overseas

5 Scrapbooking Topics for Your Time Overseas

Five themes to consider documenting in a scrapbook for a future stroll down memory lane.

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.

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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 in, there is still amazing and spooky goings-on dotted… Read more

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 21, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on July 21, 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 – July 7, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on July 7, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – June 23, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on June 23, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – June 16, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on June 16, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – June 9, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on June 9, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – June 2, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on June 2, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

Our favorite amusement parks in Germany

Time to take the family on a road trip to check out Germany’s best amusement parks.

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.

Discover the Kaiserslautern Gartenschau

The Gartenschau is open from April 1st through October 31st each year and covers a huge area of both flat and hilly terrain in Kaiserslautern, not far from the city center. Learn about the many attractions the park holds!

KidsKorner – April 14, 2017

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

Indoor playground fun at MegaPlay

If your kids need some place to blow off some steam no matter the weather, Lisa says “from beginning to end, my kids had a great time” at Mega Play, an indoor play area for children of all ages in Grafenwoehr, Germany.

KidsKorner – April 7, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on April 7, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

KidsKorner – March 31, 2017

Originally published in the Kaiserslautern American newspaper on March 31, 2017. Click the image for a full-size, printable version.

Family safari at the Opel Zoo

Brown foxes, wild boar and red squirrels are indigenous to the Taunus Mountains. However, thanks to Opel Zoo you can catch a glimpse of various other animals like elephants, giraffes, llamas and… Read more

Germany´s Top Amusement Parks

The perfect time to take the family on a road trip to check out Germany’s take on amusement parks is in the summer. From an afternoon spent with Shrek to… Read more

Autumn Dippemess Festival

A trip to greet family from the Frankfurt Hbf last weekend turned into an afternoon of fest food, rides, and beer; an all too common occurrence for a fall afternoon… Read more