Posts Tagged "Germany"

Chocolate Lovers Guide to Germany

The Chocoholic’s Guide to delicious Germany

Sample chocolate delights, learn the history of chocolate, take classes, visit museums and attend one of the largest chocolate festivals in the world.

Germany vs. Azerbaijan

Germany will play against Azerbaijan as they both fight for a slot at the next world cup at Kaiserslautern’s Fritz-Walter-Stadion on October 8 from 8:45p.m. Tickets are available from €25…. Read more

German Wine Labels

Reading Wine Labels in Germany

Here are a few tips to help you decipher German wine labels. Living in central Germany puts you right in the middle of some of the best vineyards in the world. It would be a shame not to learn something about German wine during your stay.

Schwetzingen

A Day in Schwetzingen

Schwetzingen is a place that has a lot to offer; a beautiful and architecturally-rich palace, music, culture and spargel!

Bamberg

Neuschwanstein Castle and The King of Kitsch

I have lived in Germany all my life but it wasn’t until I started writing about it that I realized how little I’ve actually seen of it. Neuschwanstein Castle is… Read more

Free college for Americans?

Did you know that Americans can study at a German university in English and for free? Find out how…

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Discover a different side to Ibiza

Families can explore tranquillity and some of the hidden beauties of the Ibiza

Camping in Germany

Adventuretime: Camping in Germany

Germany has so many camping locations that offer so much fun and excitement. Camping in Germany is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with the family.

Sachsenhausen Frankfurt

Discover Apple Wine in Old Sachsenhausen

Many of the buildings in Old Sachsenhausen are in original half-timbered buildings – it’s worth a day of you time to explore it and drink some apple wine.

Heidelberg

Heidelberg – A Romantic Gem on the Neckar River

Heidelberg offers magnificent city views, pleasant walks through history, a castle in ruins, towering churches, cobblestone streets, great shopping and so much more.

6 Things to do in Edinburgh

Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh is an iconic destination. It’s steeped in history, the site of ancient bloody battles and offers incredible architecture.

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.

Help with Homesickness

What to do against homesickness

The sting of homesickness is a reality for even the most seasoned of traveler.

How to blend in while traveling abroad

Cecelia Curtis shows us how to blend in while we travel to get a true European experience, stay safe and prevent cultural misunderstandings.

Bamberg

Germany’s most scenic spots

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.

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.

Our favorite amusement parks in Germany

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

Weimar – cultural capital of the 18th century

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

Hamburg Fish Market

If you are looking for something different to do, I urge you to head north to Hamburg on Friday, spend the weekend enjoying the city and go to the famous fish market early on Sunday morning.

German BBQ traditions

Break out the grill and learn to BBQ the German way!

Tips for learning German

A few ideas for how to learn German while you are stationed in Germany.

Introducing Germany to your visitors

Living overseas means that family and friends want you to play tour guide when they visit. Here are some tips to give them a taste of life in Germany.

Aachen Cathedral

3 Cultural World Heritage Sites in Germany

Germany is a country that has developed a rich culture over centuries and it is blessed with 35 UNESCO World Heritage Sites for culture. Here’s 3 of them.

Vienna – a classic gem

Vienna is steeped in history, a top global city with must see museums and galleries, delectable cuisines, tasty drinks and terrific views.

Berlin – discover Germany’s capital on a budget

In an international survey tourists voted Berlin the most popular city in Germany. What’s its secret?

Top 5 Countries to Visit While in Europe

We surveyed a group of United States airmen, soldiers, civilians and their families to find out where they were happy they’d visited during their time in Europe. Here are their top 5 favorite countries.

Enchanting Almond Bloom Festivities

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

Garmisch-Partenkirchen’s hidden treasures

Discover off-grid treasures in the Garmisch region. Explore Oberammergau town, hike the Partnach-Klamm or take a breathtaking ride on the Alpine Coaster.

Rüdesheim am Rhein beside the beautiful Rhine River

The charming town of Rüdesheim am Rhein, which you can only reach by ferry, has vineyards, wine tours, picturesque views, historic buildings, great restaurants and shopping and more.

Summer Days with the Dog

One of my favorite things about living in Germany is how dog-friendly everything is. I take my Italian Greyhound just about everywhere I go. And now that the weather’s warm, I’m… 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

Discover Fascinating Freinsheim

Located near Kaiserslautern, Freinsheim is a fascinating place to visit. It has festivals, a ruined castle, an impressive Old Town, a toy museum and more.

Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

5 Things You Will Love About Berlin

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.

A Potted History of Germany

How much do you know about the history of Germany? Familiarize yourself with some of the key highs and lows of Germany’s colorful past.

Aachen

Discover Aachen

The German city of Aachen lives and breathes Europe. The city has some beautiful historical sites to enjoy, whilst offering the vibe of a modern city

Your guide to Germany’s bakeries

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!

Making the Most of Munich

Making the Most of Munich

No stay in Germany is complete without at least a weekend exploring this world-renowned city on the edge of the Alps.

Stuttgart Flea Market

Antiques and More at the Homburg Flea Market

Head to the Homburg Flohmarkt to find great treasures including antiques, collectibles and much more.

Straw Sculpture Easter Festival – Ludwigsburg

Now until April 26th Ludwigsburg’s Straw Sculpture Easter Festival offers family fun including egg decorating, a maze, boat rides, petting zoo, a castle tower and much more.

The Cathedral and City of Ulm

The beautiful city of Ulm has many places and things to see including its majestic cathedral, Christmas Market, museums and more.