Although there are times when living in a foreign country might be difficult and make you miss home, once you PCS out of Germany, there will be a pretty long list of things you’ll miss. Here are a few things you should take full advantage while you’re still based in Germany!
Germany is arguably one of the best countries for a road trip. Discover the four most famous routes in the country. Most start or end on your doorstep.
Take a day trip to the medieval town Ottweiler. Take a stroll down the winding streets, marvel the half-timbered buildings, visit museums, enjoy a nice meal and more.
Click here for part 1 Celle: Returning to the Timber-Frame Road, to the west of Quedlinburg and south of Stade, is the village of Celle. Celle has the largest collection of… Read more
For many a road-tripper, traveling through Germany evokes images of storybook villages surrounded by lush forests, castles perched high on mountaintops, or mysterious Roman or Celtic artifacts in unsuspecting locations…. Read more
Located on the Wine Road, St. Martin is nested in the hills and surrounded by vineyards. It is the ideal paradise to visit for its beauty, wine, food, shopping and more.
Witness the eruption of a water geyser in Wallenborn. In the area you can also enjoy a picnic or purchase items made from honey at a shop and bee aviary.
Vogtsbauernhof Outdoor Museum is a sprawling area that offers sunshine, fresh air, countryside views and a look into historic farmhouses of yesteryear.
Story and photos by Cheryl Koller In my early 20’s I worked in a law firm in Atlanta, Georgia. A sweet lady in her mid-forties worked with me and was… Read more
While out and about in dog-friendly Germany, there are things to keep in mind for “man’s best friend” during the warm weather. Here are some helpful tips.
Germany has its share of romantic spots. Couples can picnic next beautiful lakes or stay in a hotel nestled in the countryside with striking mountain views.
This friendly, beautiful town in Baden- Württemberg offers hiking trails, castle ruins, waterfalls, a picturesque Old Town, a royal palace and much more.
Cecelia Curtis shows us how to blend in while we travel to get a true European experience, stay safe and prevent cultural misunderstandings.
Break out the grill and learn to BBQ the German way!
Germany can be an incredible place to live. Trains run on time. The autobahn is a phenomenal experience. In any given village, you can find bakeries, butcher shops, florists, ice… Read more
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake is a romantic dessert to accompany your Valentine’s meal.
While many Germans resort to classic dishes like potato salad and sausages or Schnitzel, most take advantage of the spare time that comes with the holidays and create extravagant meals… Read more
by Nate Cairney, contributing writer Featured image by Africa Studio / shutterstock.com “Holiday traditions” are often so ingrained that we rarely stop to think about them. What happens, then, when you and… Read more
From Bratwurst to Leberkäse, there are more than 1500 different kinds of wurst many of which are not available in the U.S.
September 30, 2020 In anticipation of cold and flu season, Germany strengthened regulations designed to reduce the spread of COVID. The updated policies will be applicable across the country. As… Read more
The Porsche Museum is a car enthusiast’s haven with its incredible architecturally designed building that houses interactive and informative exhibitions.
Corona update: the castles are open, masks are mandatory. Admission only with a guided tour- available in English or German so make sure to plan ahead. I have lived in… Read more
A variety of different breads, rolls, cookies, pastries or cakes are offered daily in German bakeries. Let us help you navigate the bakeries of Germany!
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
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.
Let Weimar’s rich cultural and literary history enchant you during a cozy weekend away. Here’s the thing: I love historical figures. There’s just something about learning what inspired humans to become who… Read more
Pfalhbau is an interactive and educational museum. It presents archaeologically reconstructed versions of lake dwellings of the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.
Nuremberg offers a towering castle, Gothic churches, romantic corners and a rich history.
Did you know that Americans can study at a German university in English and for free? Find out how…
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.
by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer The German-French border is the perfect hiking getaway, boasting beautiful trails, 12th century historic architecture and best of all, it’s right on our doorstep. The Alsace… Read more
Berlin is one of the most desirable destinations to visit. Things that allure millions each year include the sheer vibrancy of the city, its rich history, various landmarks, and so much more.
Take a weekend trip to Italy’s Liguria region! This gem of a region has beautiful beaches, picturesque views, delectable dishes, sheer opulence and more.
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 Ben in London and… 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.
Take a day trip to the French town with the funny name. Bitche offers rich history, an audio guided tour, a U.S. connection and more.
The City of Hamburg is a great visit any time of the year whether you want a romantic getaway, a family break or a lively party weekend.
Located in the heart of the Bavarian State, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the must-see destinations whilst based in Germany.
The ancient city of Nuremberg has a lot to offer visitors, including a rich history, castles, museums, great restaurants and a beautiful Christmas Market.