Carnival. Its name varies by German region, but everywhere the “fifth season” is an opportunity to join throngs of people, flaunt a crazy costume and have one more fabulous party before abstaining for Lent.
With chocolates and pre-packaged cartoon cards filling the shelves of local exchanges and commissaries, it’s hard to miss the signs that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Here are 10 fun facts about this Hallmark holiday of love.
U.S. European Command (EUCOM) has nearly 100,000 people living and working in Europe, and the current security environment is rapidly changing. New threats are emerging on a daily basis, and here’s what you need to know about traveling safely.
Whether you love or despise the chilly weather, winter has finally arrived! With all the rain that has been dousing the region, it’s sometimes easy to forget that it is indeed January in Germany. That being said, preparation for the cold days and nights ahead can make a big difference.
Ladies, looking for a night out without men tagging along? If you’re in Wiesbaden, you’re in luck. And with a little more luck, you just might end the evening with more money in your pocket than when you started (implausible for sure, but it could happen…)
Traveling through Deutschland on a wing and a prayer is fine and fun, but if your plans call for running a marathon, just showing up in a far-flung city and hoping to register on race day itself won’t always cut it.