Christmas markets in Germany are a feast for the senses and we are cautiously optimistic that there will be no restrictions or short-term cancellations getting between us and a steaming… Read more
Discover more about the origins of Halloween’s, its introduction to America and where to celebrate it in Germany…
Klagenfurt, Austria – experience gorgeous lakes, spectacular views of forest covered hills and soaring mountains which tower over the cityscape.
Oktoberfest is the biggest and most famous event in Germany and the world’s largest fair, with over six million people attending every year.
In case you didn’t fall into a YouTube hole of dog trick videos during lockdown like I did, you might be looking for a few fun and easy party tricks… Read 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
by Nate Cairney It took me a while to try a lambic beer. This wasn’t because I doubted it would be good — lambic lovers I knew swore by the… Read more
by Kat Nickola Roughly an hour south of Kaiserslautern is a fascinating remnant of the Cold War era. What had been a special weapons depot is now a site preserved in… Read more
If you are lucky enough to find yourself living in Europe, you should make sure you experience one of its crown jewels, the Alps. Here is a collection of can’t… Read more
Sweden is one of the highlights of northern Europe. The standard of living is among the highest in the world and the scenery some of the most beautiful.
Nothing makes me happier on Valentine’s day than having a yummy dessert with my special person.
Kirchheimbolanden is a medieval town between Kaiserslautern and Mainz with some charming features and an interesting history.
Marburg is a University town north of Frankfurt, in the Lahn valley. It retains its cobbled streets and the Hessische architecture of the 17-18th century.
Hesse is a “middle-German” state famous for its capital, Wiesbaden, the 14th largest airport in the world, FRA, and the adjacent banking city Frankfurt am Main. Unfortunately it took some… Read more
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
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
Glühwein, which literally translates to ‘glow wine‘, is a staple at every outdoor event throughout the winter months. It lets you continue to take advantage of your convenient location in… Read more
The castle and guard house, which house the Whisky Museum, are landmarks of the town of Kirn.
“That wasn’t a museum. That was an adventure,” were my friend’s first words when we left. And it really was an adventure. Gondwana – Das Prähistorium, which is located in… Read more
#StayHome, for the most part, has made people in the past year enjoy some serious video streaming movie nights! Tiger King. Need I say more?! While I love a good… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz Are your little monkeys bookworms as well and can’t get enough of reading? Or maybe they’re still too young to read themselves but still… Read more
Story by Azure Hall, featured image (“Devil’s Table”) by rphstock / Shutterstock.com Hiking is an excellent way to enjoy the spring sunshine and get in some physical activity. Germany offers a… Read more
Photos by Master Sgt. Nicholas Filip A collection of 17 watercolor portraits of women in uniform and their stories of courage, perseverance, success and triumph are on display in honor… Read more
Story and photos by Nadine Bower U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden community members are reminded that personal security can reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime. Staying safe is… Read more
Story and photos by Paul Hughes, U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart This is the first part of a three-part series that takes a look at what it’s like to live off-post, on-post… Read more
At the beginning of lockdown last March, the world seemed to burst into excitement at the prospect of wearing sweatpants to work, baking banana bread and whipping coffee. Those days… Read more
Story and photos by Anna Foster Supplies: 3yds Felt Scissors Sewing machine or hand sewing needle and thread Ribbon This fun, hooded cape is perfect for the little Elf or… Read more
The unassuming town of Schwetzingen is full of surprises with surrounding by beauty. Be astounded with a castle, spectacular gardens, world-renowned music fests, enchanting neighboring cities and more.
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz The other day, my little honey came home from a friend’s place and was super excited about a dreamcatcher that she saw in her… Read more
Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz As spring slowly transitions into summer and we get more sunshine, you don’t want to miss out on a colorful bouquet of flowers! This… Read more
Homburg lies on the banks of the River Erbach, and it is an ancient market town, having received its first charter in 1330.
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
Germany doesn’t celebrate Halloween in the same way America does. Although it’s not a national holiday that everyone gets deeply involved with, there are still amazing and spooky goings-on dotted… Read more
Würzburg, a Franconian gem, was founded in the 10th century and is known today as a charming, lively university town overflowing with wineries and churches. Although the majority of Würzburg… Read more
Chestnut season is coming up! Thanks to a wide area of edible chestnut trees between the palatine forest and southern Weinstraße, everything in the Trifelsland region will be chestnut themed… Read more
Make an ordinary weekend to a very extraordinary one! Take a horse and carriage ride through the Rheingau vineyard, while sipping Riesling wine and castle hopping.
Paleo, vegan, low carb – healthy nutrition has become a part of society in the form of various nutrition concepts. And they all claim to be the healthiest way to… Read more
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
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