Posts Tagged "Wiesbaden"

Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker

See the Russian State Ballet perform Tschaikowsky’s legendary masterpiece Nutcracker with a 30-piece orchestra at Kurhaus Wiesbaden on December 22 at 6 p.m. Admission starts at €67. For more information… Read more

Wiesbaden Studio ZR6 Christmas Market

Enjoy a variety of culinary delights as well as a family-friendly live program at a Christmas market at Studio ZR6  in Wiesbaden on December 15 from 2 p.m. Admission is… Read more

Anglican Evensong

Four times a year St. Augustine’s offers Anglican Evensong – a beautiful, traditional service of hymns, readings, prayers and canticles, much of which is chanted or sung. It has become… Read more

Night of Music

Pop meets classic at Night of Music including a 70-piece orchestra at Wiesbaden’s Kurhaus on December 13 and 14. Admission starts at €34. For more information go to www.wiesbaden.de  Photo… Read more

Night of Music

Pop meets classic at Night of Music including a 70-piece orchestra at Wiesbaden’s Kurhaus on December 13 and 14. Admission starts at €34. For more information go to www.wiesbaden.de  Photo… Read more

Grindelwald Schlittelbahn — World’s longest sled ride

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

Wiesbaden-Rambach Christmas Market

Enjoy a variety of culinary delights as well as an arts and crafts market at Wiesbaden-Rambach Christmas market on December 7 from 2 p.m. Admission is free. For more information… Read more

Wiesbaden-Sonnenberg Christmas Market

Visit the historical Christmas market on Wiesbaden’s Talstraße in Sonnenberg on December 1. Admission is free. For more information go to www.wiesbaden.de  Photo by FamVeld / Shutterstock.com

Torch Hike with Mulled Wine

Join a guided hike with fire torches through beautifully eerie fruit tree meadows along scenic views to Wiesbaden’s Rhine Riverside on November 29 from 7 p.m. The group meets at… Read more

Wiesbaden Shooting Star Market

‘Tis the season! Christmas Markets are blossoming all over the country and with them come baked goods “Gebäck”, mulled wine “Glühwein”, Christmas music and a colorful arts and crafts market…. Read more

Winter Flea Market Hampel und Strampel e.V.

Visit the kids’ stuff flea market at Vereinshaus Breckenheim in Wiesbaden on November 24 for toys, clothes and more for your little bundle of joy. Pregnant women get in first… Read more

Symphony Concert “The Titan”

The Symphony Orchestra Rhein Main will perform at Casino Gesellschaft in Wiesbaden on November 23 from 5 p.m. Admission costs €28. For more information go to www.wiesbaden.de Photo by Stokkete… Read more

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.

Warming Pumpkin Soup Recipe

It’s that time of year….fall is here and the pumpkins are ready! Here is a very simple recipe for some sweet and delicious Pumpkin Soup.

Thanksgiving in Germany

Germany’s answer to thanksgiving: Erntedankfest

Germany has its own Thanksgiving celebration called “Erntedankfest”. In many Germany communities festivities include parades with floats and marching bands.

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The one and only Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is the biggest and most famous event in Germany and the world’s largest fair, with over six million people attending every year.

Wine, Castles and a Carriage Ride

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.

Kletterwald “Climbing Forest” Neroberg

Climb among the trees at the Wiesbaden Neroberg Kletterwald. This ropes course offers adventure for the thrill seeker and the not so thrill seeker!

International Delights at the Whisky Museum in Kirn

The castle and guard house, which house the Whisky Museum, are landmarks of the town of Kirn.

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.

Fleckenstein Castle hike; Alsace

by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer The German-French border is the perfect hiking getaway, boasting beautiful trails, 12th century historic architecture and best of all, it’s right on our doorstep. The Alsace… Read more

Eat Healthy

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

Actress: Hannah Dean. Photographer: Faye Thomas

Things to Know about Swimming Pools & Lakes in Germany

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.

Super Simple Swaps to Help the Planet and Save Money

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

700 Years of Art History in Frankfurt

The Städel Museum in Frankfurt houses 3,100 paintings, 660 sculptures, 4,600 photographs and more than 100,000 drawings and prints. Germany’s most important cultural community foundation also has a spot on the… Read more

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…

Things to do with your kids in Ramstein & the KMC

by Susan Melnyk Living with your kids in Germany can be an incredible opportunity to explore a new country and culture.  Here are a few ways to get out and… Read more

Living History at Hessenpark

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

Sailing Germany and Abroad

Coming from the Mediterranean sea with 250+ days of sunshine a year and a coastline of 8,000 miles, I assumed my sailing days were over when I moved to Germany…. Read more

Love and Lisbon

by Nate Cairney Panoramic view of Lisbon — Cover Photo by Rudy Balasko / shutterstock.com Lisbon in December was love at first sight. As our taxi plunged toward the city’s… Read more

Winter forest hiking – time for adventures

by Ronnie Juhans Photo by Jag_cz/shutterstock.com For my fellow hikers who enjoyed the great outdoors trekking during the warmer months of the year, there is no need to put away… Read more

Discover Idstein from the Witch Tower!

The charming and remarkable town of Idstein makes a wonderful day trip, which includes viewing sites from the top of Witch Tower (Hexenturm).

A Perfect Thanksgiving

A Perfect Thanksgiving!

‘This year,’ I confidently told my wife, Amy, when our children were very young and squirmy and clingy and generally as manageable as a bag of tadpoles, ‘we are going… Read more

Germany’s Largest Flower Parade & Festival

This August head to Bad Ems to attend Germany’s largest Flower Parade and Festival and much more. Whether you go for a day or a weekend, you’ll fall in love with this event and area of the region.

Rheinfels Castle, from the Time of Thrones

The castle ruins of Rheinfels sits looking out on the enchanting Rhein River. Soaked in history, the only thing you need to bring is your imaginations of dragons, thrones, kings and knights!

Family Fun at Taunus Wunderland Theme Park

Taunus Wunderland is a theme park in the backyard of Wiesbaden. It offers family fun with many attractions including rides, petting zoo, food and more.

Sekt Fest Eltville

Eltville hosts each summer an annual Sekt Festival, showcasing its regional and delicious sparkling wine and more. Mark your calendar for next year’s event!

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

Try a „Kerwe“ – Real Fun for the Whole Family

Try a “Kerwe” – Fun for the Whole Family

The Kerwe is truly a family event and a lot of fun for all ages. Big cities tend to have a larger venue with more variety, but the small Kerwe are also interesting and fun.

Sometimes Me

“Ladies and gentlemen, everyone in between and beyond.” Was how Kim Engels, director of the Women’s Museum in Wiesbaden, greeted (art) lovers from near and far at the opening of Steffi… Read more