Posts Tagged "Kaiserslautern"

Summer Matinée

Enjoy live music, culinary delights, coffee, cake and plenty of wine at Weinland Königsbach’s Summer Matinée on June 30 from 10 a.m. Admission is free. For more information go to… Read more

Cornhole Europe Tournament

A group of American civilians, airmen, soldiers, and their German neighbors formed a club in the dark days after a righteous new year’s eve fireworks display in the tiny village… Read more

Cornhole Europa tournament

A group of American civilians, airmen, soldiers, and their German neighbors formed a club in the dark days after a righteous new year’s eve fireworks display in the tiny village… Read more

Kerwe Duttweiler

Fun times await at Duttweiler Kerwe in Neustadt-Duttweiler between June 21 and 25, which invites you to enjoy fine wines, culinary delights and a colorful program for children of all… Read more

Roman Wine Fair

Circa 2,000 years ago, the Romans introduced wine to our region and we have been grateful ever since. Join the celebrations at Bad Dürkheim’s Römerkelter in the midst of scenic… Read more

9th Bad Dürkheim Museum Day: The Romans are Coming

The Romans are invading Bad Dürkheim’s city museum, Stadtmuseum, on June 2 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Children and adults can look forward to fun join-in activities, artefacts, curious… Read more

Charcoal Festival in Sippersfeld

The traditional charcoal festival awakes memories of charcoal burning in times past. To keep the tradition of charcoal production alive, the festival is hosted every other year. On Thursday, Mai… Read more

Historic City Center Fest

Live music, culinary delights and frequent open guided tours of Kallstadt’s beautiful historic city center await visitors of all ages between May 30 and June 2. Admission is free. For… Read more

Night of Horses

Night of the Horses featuring a spectacular open air horse show and a riding competition will take place at Reitanlage Schmidt, Rothenberghof in Kaiserslautern on May 25 from 8 a.m…. Read more

Haardter Wine Fest

Haardt’s wine fest looks back at more than 50 years of culinary, cultural and musical festivities surrounding father’s day weekend. This year’s spectacle will light up the city center between… Read more

US Forces German Fishing Course

The weather is getting better and it’s time to get on the water! This course will give you everything you need to obtain your German fishing license. You must pre-register… Read more

City Fest

Live music, a kids’ rallye through the park and culinary delights such as sausages, vegan options, coffee, cake, waffles and more await visitors of Kaiserslautern’s Stadtpark on May 11 from… Read more

Weekly Market Fest

Aside from the usual delicacies of Kaiserslautern’s weekly market, a broad variety of culinary delights will be offered at their 11th Weekly Market Fest on Stiftsplatz on May 11. Fresh… Read more

Benefit Worship & Praise Encounter

Join a Benefit Worship & Praise Encounter at City Mission in Kaiserslautern on May 10 from 7 p.m.

Ice Hockey: Germany vs. USA

The German national ice hockey team will play against the U.S. team at SAP Arena in Mannheim on May 7 from 7 p.m. Admission starts at €15. For more information… Read more

Globetrotter Café: Georgia

Peter Klein, certified Globetrotter, will give a presentation on his travels to beautiful Georgia including photos and travel tips which you can’t find in any travel guides. Afterwards he will… Read more

Sickingen May Market in Landstuhl

The Sickingen May market offers a diverse program for all visitors of the fairground in Landstuhl’s city center between May 3 and 6. Amusement rides, raffles, snack bars and various… Read more

Traditional “Schlachtfest” in Miesau

At the traditional “Schlachtfest” Palatinate specialties will be offered. Enjoy fresh pork from the kettle, homemade liver dumplings and bratwurst as well as German beer at Fire Station Miesau on… Read more

May Tree Fest

A colorful May Fair will accompany the setting up of Steinwenden’s may pole at Dorfgemeinschaftshaus on April 30 from 6 p.m. Admission is free. For more information go to www.kaiserslautern.de 

US Forces German Fishing Course

The weather is getting better and it’s time to get on the water! This course will give you everything you need to obtain your German fishing license. You must pre-register… Read more

Take a Day Trip to the Historic Town of Ottweiler

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.

Wolfstein: A Historic Hike Near Kaiserslautern

Wolfstein is a small town near Kaiserslautern that’s great for a day trip. The popular hiking village also has some unique attractions.

Things to do in Dublin

The capital of the Republic of Ireland has lots to offer from riverside views, ancient Celtic history and what might just be the most beautiful library in the world. Dublin… Read more

Fischbach’s Copper Mine

Fischbach Copper Mine is less than an hour from KMC and offers unexpected fun for the entire family. Learn about the mining process and the life of a miner.

Baking Soda DIY Beauty

DIY Baking Soda Beauty Tips

Baking soda can be found in most store cupboards and has immense beauty benefits. Use it on your hair, skin and teeth a here’s a few tips on how…

The view of Wolfstein from the hiking trail

Beautiful One-Day Hike Near the KMC

Wolfstein is half an hour from the Military Community of Kaiserslautern, Ramstein and Landstuhl and home to one of the greatest one-day hikes in Germany.

Halloween Treats for Dogs

Healthy Halloween Treats for Healthy Dogs

Try some of these tasty healthy Halloween dog treats this Halloween season. Human treats aren’t good for your dogs but these are good alternatives.

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

Hidden Gems near Cocheren, France

Spend the afternoon hiking a wooden area near the German and French border and discover ancient hidden gems.

Long Time no Sea?

When planning a trip to the beach, you’re probably looking at Italy, France and Spain for your Vitamin D fix but forgetting all about the beauty that’s waiting on Germany’s… Read more

Schlossberg Caves

Schlossberghöhlen Homburg, Europe’s Biggest Sandstone Cave

The Schlossberg Caves in Homburg is a super place to visit. It is the perfect little excursion for the whole family.

Culinary Panorama Hike

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

Olive Oil Festival ~ Zell im Zellertal

There is no shortage of festivals in Germany and they have two common themes-food and drinks. The Olive Festival in the town of Zellertal was no different.

Unplug in Mehlinger Heide

Head to Mehlingen Heath to take a break from the everyday grind. The heath is an oasis of pure nature that offers many footpaths, facets of vegetation, animals and more.

German spas: A how-to guide

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a place you could go for some pampering? Guess what?! There is! Bonus: many are close to the KMC area. Regardless of how… 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

Why Your New Year’s Resolution Should Be Travelling By Yourself

featured image by Alex Yuzhakov ‘I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.’ -Mark… Read more

Hiking Wolfstein - Germany

A Tale of Two Castles

Wolfstein, the starting point or final stop of the Pfälzer Höhenweg hiking trail in the northern Palatinate, is a handsome small town with quite a few period buildings near the Kaiserslautern Military Community.

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.