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The Bonn balloon festival will take your breath away

A favorite memory from my family’s time at Fort Bliss was getting up at the crack of dawn to watch hot air balloons race against the sun to rise...


The royal route: Biking the route of 100 castles in Muensterland

With the weather warming up, it’s a great time to get out and enjoy the German countryside.

Important German food allergy labels

As in the States, all labels on prepackaged foods must state if the food contains one of several common food allergens.

Frolick through the Black Forest

Mention “Black Forest,” and what may come to mind is a chocolate cherry cake; specifically, a decadent, dark chocolate sponge cake layered with...

The little Switzerland of Bavaria

Located in the triangle between Bayreuth, Nuremberg and Bamberg is a piece of natural bliss — Franconian Switzerland.

Get ready for outdoor swim season in Germany

Get your sunscreen ready! Germany’s outdoor swimming pools, or Schwimmbads, are preparing to welcome the warm days of summer with arms wide open.

Taste heavenly vino on the Hell Path wine hike

10 winemakers will have stations set up along the 5.5-kilometer-long trail, offering refreshing wine samplings and delicious culinary pairings.
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Travel back to medieval Europe

Experience for yourself what life might have been like in the Middle Ages at one of Europe’s large medieval markets fairs and festivals. Be...

Smell the roses at Waiblingen Rosenmarkt

From Saturday, May 20 through Sunday, May 21, the Galerieplatz in Waiblingen will transform into a stunning display of colorful blooms at the...

What's up weekend: Kaiserslautern and Wiesbaden May 19-21

Wondering what to do this weekend? We've got some great events in Kaiserslautern and Wiesbaden lined up for you! Here's what's up:

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Take a day trip to Ruedesheim am Rhein

Looking for the perfect day trip without breaking the bank?

Photo by Courtney Woodruff

Celebrate International Museum Day at Lichtenberg Castle

Celebrate International Museum Day at Lichtenberg Castle on Sunday, May 21.


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