Cecelia Curtis shows us how to blend in while we travel to get a true European experience, stay safe and prevent cultural misunderstandings.
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
Time to don a Dirndl or Lederhosen and party like a German. Follow our guide to traditional dress and you won’t go too far wrong…
You’ve been meaning to add new words to your German vocabulary, want to get to know key parts of Bavarian culture or you’re simply looking to learn some fun facts… 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!
Did you know that Americans can study at a German university in English and for free? Find out how…
With the weather finally starting to warm up, Germany’s many public pools and lakes are open for business. Here are a few of the rules and etiquette that can help you make the most of your time cooling off.
Get an understanding of Fasching, one of Germany’s oldest and largest celebration. Kicking off very soon, get involved and have fun at this utterly bonkers event!
Being a thrifty traveler, I always price out different planes, trains and automobiles. Most of the time you just can’t beat the price of a Ryanair flight. If you are willing to… Read more
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.
The sting of homesickness is a reality for even the most seasoned of traveler.
After a recent trip in which I ended up on the wrong train, here is a very basic explanation for riding the train here in Germany.
Get started on your shopping journey beyond the gate guards – discover info on popular grocery and hardware stores as well as drugstores in Germany.
It’s no secret that the trains in Germany is one of the best in the world. Here are the 3 best deals from Deutsche Bahn for discovering Germany by train.
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.
Try out our recipes for traditional German foods, that don’t differ too much from some American classics…
Are you a little intimated with the sophistication and elegance of the Stuttgart rail and bus system? This article will provide helpful tips on how to get around the Stuttgart transit system.
A few months ago, there was a knock at my door. It was my neighbor, and apparently, my Mayor. A conversation ensued about Americans living in German neighborhoods. The purpose… Read more
Germany’s association with Christmas is forged by its christian and predominately catholic religion. Let’s see how Christmas is celebrated in Germany…
Just arrived and feeling a bit overwhelmed? Here’s a few tips you need to know about shopping in Germany.
Adjusting to a new country is hard. If you’re finding it difficult to bond with the locals try a game of cornhole!
If you happen to be living in Germany, then learning German (and helping your children to do so) can really help you get the best out of living here.
Germany like most other countries in the EU has strict rules over children’s car seats. These are imperative to keep infants and young children as safe as possible when traveling… Read more
Most city parking in Germany is paid or restricted to residents. Large cities have large signs to direct you to garages, and some show how many spaces are available at any… Read more