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Outdoor swimming in Germany

The opening of outdoor pools in Germany is a telltale sign that summer is starting.

Cheap eats in the streets

Many years ago I visited friends who lived in Paris, and due to their busy jobs, I mainly wandered the city alone.

13 lakes in Germany to visit this summer

For me, there’s no better place to spend those long, sun-drenched days of summer than at a lake.

Head out to the Spiessbratenfest in Idar-Oberstein

In Idar-Oberstein, Germany, the meaty treat known as Spiessbraten has roots in the culinary traditions of a land far, far away.

Unleash your wild side at Europa-Park

For as long as I can remember, my family has taken a day trip to Europe’s second most popular theme park,...

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...

Family-friendly Mallorca

Mallorca, Spain is a European island hot spot.

Germany's wine fests: July 2018

From a sparkling Sekt to a crisp Riesling or fruity Spätburgunder (Pinot Noir), you don’t have to travel far to enjoy a wonderful wine from...

Understanding the Bio label

If you shop on the German economy, you may have noticed the “Bio” symbol on some products.

Father's Day celebrations throughout Europe

On the third Sunday of every June, we do our best to express our love for our fathers by presenting them with witty Hallmark cards and heartfelt...

Bratwurst: More than just sausage

One likely won’t find Germans in fisticuffs over which region produces the best sausage; however, bratwurst supremacy is serious business in this...

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.


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