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Information, tickets and travel: Your key to fun

Whether you want to take in a ball game, spend a day at local attractions, or plan a vacation, your local Information, Tickets and Travel office...

Helping kids get settled in Europe

Moving to Europe is a big change for the entire family, and children certainly feel this impact as they leave behind familiar schedules,...

Celebrating the longest day of the year

A week after arriving in Germany in 2013, my husband and I walked out of a restaurant and saw a large fire burning in the middle of the town...

Financial assistance for military families shipping pets overseas

For many military families, an overseas duty station assignment means having to make the incredibly difficult decision of whether or not it is...

Hooking up utilities and communication services in Germany

Now that you’ve found a place to call home, you’ll need utilities and communication services. The good news is that you have a variety of options...

Top 5 United Kingdom staycations

Being stationed in the United Kingdom, I always seem to find myself looking to vacation elsewhere. With cheap flights to mainland Europe on the...

What to hand carry when you move

Turn your permanent change of station into a trip full of memories by making sure you hand carry important items. Keep those irreplaceable items...

Getting settled after your PCS to Europe

Moving to Europe has been exciting, but stressful. Your adrenaline rush is coming to an end, and you have so much to do. Now is not the time to...

Finding personal services in Germany

It’s been weeks since your nails were done and the kids need haircuts. You’re due for a date night and want a massage. How do you know that you’ll...

Living like a local in Germany

You may notice many cultural differences between American and German living. Adjusting to these differences and learning how to live like a local...

Helpful apps for living in Germany

Get organized, learn the language and make yourself at home with these tablet and smartphone apps. 

Conversions: Monitor...

How to inventory your belongings

If you ever moved, you know some items magically go to that dark abyss where only socks from the dryer go, never to be found again. Or maybe you...

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