Posts Tagged "traveling"

Girls’ Week Out at the French Riviera

It’s important to take a precious girl trip! Women breakaway from your daily routine and hectic schedule for a cherished vacation with your girlfriend.

Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall

Beach Holidays in England?

One of the most famous and beautiful coastlines in Britain is Cornwall so we asked a local to give us some recommendations for you…

Herd of sheep on the Matterhorn Mountain in Switzerland

Hiking the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland

A detailed itinerary for hiking the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland from Diana Dargen, an Air Force spouse based in Germany.

Off the beaten path — Day trips to some of Germany’s hidden gems (part 1)

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

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

First Aid Kits for Kids

Family Traveling 101: First Aid Kit for Children

There are many things that are put on a list when planning a trip, especially with children. Don’t forget your a first aid kit.

Follow the German Timber-frame Road — Part 2

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

Discover the Black Forest in a Porsche 911

Cover photo by ER_09 / Shutterstock.com Stretching from the spa town of Baden-Baden in the north, all the way down to the Swiss border in the south, the landscapes of the… Read more

Follow the German timber-frame road (part 1)

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

The Brandenburg Gate

Top 20 Things to See in Berlin

Use our guide to the Top 20 sites to see in Berlin and you will manage to capture the essence of this cosmopolitan city.

5 Cities You Don’t Want to Miss While in Europe

These cities give you a true cross-section of what Europe has to offer and are the perfect introduction to each of the countries in which they reside.

Helsinki, Finland

Discover the Stunning Beauty of Finland

Finland is a unique country with lots of beautiful sites and terrific nightlife, which make this northern country one of the most visited in the world.

Strasbourg

Family-Friendly City Break in Strasbourg

Strasbourg is the perfect city to spend a fun weekend with your family. Families sightseeing can be very different. While adults want to experience the culture and try new food… Read more

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

Vienna – A cutting-edge place for all seasons

Vienna at Christmas time is indeed cold and not a place where children under maybe 10 years of age are going to last for very long without complaining. Still, it… Read more

Scrapbooking your time overseas

Winter City Destinations

There is no question that winter has arrived in Germany! With that never-ending gray sky, the chilly temps, and the wet rain or snow on the ground, it is easy… Read more

Beat the Winter Blues with a Sunny Getaway!

Betty Williams was definitely onto something when she said: “When all else fails, take a vacation!” With winter still going strong and temps still dropping, it’s only natural to want… Read more

Need an Adventure? How About Kili?

“Time to get up,” was the soft but forceful sound my tent mate and I heard at 11:30 p.m. That’s right, 11:30 p.m. That was just six hours after being… Read more

Winter Ski and Snowboard Destinations

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

Erbeskopf – the Perfect spot for a Day of Skiing

Erbeskopf is the largest mountain in Southwest Germany and is the perfect place to test your metal if you are a beginner or intermediate enthusiast.

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

‘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 Twain The first time… Read more

Paris Galleries Lafayette at Christmas

Get in the holiday spirit in Paris!

Known as both the City of Light and the City of Love, Paris is one of the most romantic cities in the world. Paris at Christmas, decked out in its holiday finery, makes it even more beautiful than usual. Here are a few places to visit while you’re in Paris before or during the holidays.

Visit Freiburg

Freiburg offers historic landmarks, a beautiful Old Town, an elite university, great places to eat, a thriving nightlife and much more.

Some of Germany’s Most Luxurious Mountain Resorts & Hotels

A holiday in Germany offers both the chance for adventurous sport and luxury living off the slopes.

Tips for Booking a Cheap Ryanair Flight

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

Benelux minus the lux

Tongeren’s Sunday morning flea market is world-renown and if you are an American stationed in Europe, you will hear about this gem. It’s absolutely worth going to visit. When my… Read more

Take a Visit to Champagne in France

Champagne Country – closer than you think

There is nothing in the world like champagne and the great news is that it is not that far to drive to Champagne country from your base in Germany.

Discover The Great Glenway - Scotland

Hike along Scotland’s Great Glen Way

The Great Glen Way runs from the edge of Loch Linnhe to the Inverness, cutting a trail through some of the Scottish Highland’s most impressive scenery.

A Guide to Cologne (Köln)

Cologne (Köln) is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly city on the Rhine River in Germany with a skyline boasting the famous Cologne Cathedral as its distinguishing feature.

santa eulalia

Discover a different side to Ibiza

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

Discover Europe with your dog

Pet-friendly Europeans invite dogs into many places that might surprise Americans stationed here. Learn more about taking Fido on the road during your next trip.

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.

Medieval Charm at Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg makes a perfect place for a day trip with all its beauty, history and more. If you haven’t been before or would like to know the highlights, here is a personal walk through this endearing town.

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.

Help with Homesickness

What to do against homesickness

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

Road trip along the Rhine River

For centuries, artists, poets and writers have been drawn to the small villages along the banks of the Rhine River as a source of tranquility and inspiration.

5 Tips & Tricks for Visiting Paris

Here are a few tips for your trip and our recommendation of things to do while you’re in Paris, France… the City of Lights.

London - For Market Lovers

London for market lovers

London street markets are world-renowned. Discover numerous flea markets, antiques markets, and vintage fashion markets. Here are our favourites…

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.

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.