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Berliner Dome illuminated by colorful images during the world famous Festival of Lights. © MIRKO VITALI | 123RF.COM

Illuminated Europe: Dazzling light festivals

European cities are known for fantastic parks, gorgeous gardens, iconic landmarks and impressive buildings.

Stay safe and get your winter tires

Wintry weather is common in Europe through April. The last thing you want is to get caught without required equipment.

Explore top European ski destinations

Whether it’s the peace of watching softly falling snow, the calmness of being tucked away in front of the fireplace of a mountainside lodge, or...

Winter traditions in Europe

Whether you partake in these winter traditions or have a few special rituals of your own, may you spend quality time with your family and loved...

Top border towns to visit

Strategically located right smack in the middle of Europe, one of my favorite things about living in Germany is the sheer ease of travel.

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Veterans Day events throughout Europe

In honor of Veterans Day, American Battle Monument Commission (ABMC) sites throughout the world will be hosting ceremonies to honor our veterans and...

Schools and child care in Germany

A variety of school and child care options are available to you, but keep in mind that many programs have waitlists, so don’t delay! 

The skinny on VAT

The European Union has a consumption tax called Value Added Tax (VAT) similar to U.S. sales tax.

How to recycle in Germany

Whether living on or off base, you are required to recycle in Germany. Installation recycling centers are only for those in government housing.

Living like a local in Europe

Getting the chance to live in Europe is something many people only dream of.

FoodOgraphy: Prague and Germany

Our food-loving readers and staff have shared mouthwatering photos of their favorite culinary creations and some of their best meals around Europe...

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