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Countdown to Spring: 9 must-see European gardens

Soon Europe will be in full bloom, and the best place to see the remarkable transition from winter to spring is at one of these incredible gardens.

Epiphany: 3 things to know about the Three Kings Festival

“We three kings of Orient are … bearing gifts we traverse afar … field and fountain, moor and mountain … following yonder star,” begins the...

Dip into German spas

The excitement of the holidays is over, and you’ve settled back into your daily routine.

Protect your pet for New Year’s

New Year’s celebrations pop and bang with fireworks.

No fight should be fought alone, especially loneliness

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- In my family, Christmas time has always represented happiness, togetherness and caring for one another.

How to be healthy through the holidays

Don’t let the go-go-go-grinch steal your holiday health.

Food safety tips for the holidays

Feasting with family and friends is part of many holiday celebrations.

2 quick steps to make your holidays rock

Twinkling lights and smells of gingerbread greet me around every turn. Even the star atop the tree seems to be signaling that Santa is on his way...

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Making plaetzchen for the holidays

My husband and I moved to Germany just before Thanksgiving, and I won’t lie: spending the entire holidays in a temporary living facility (TLF) —...

10 tips for family visits during the holidays

Every evening, my boys look forward to opening the next door on their Advent calendar to retrieve the sweet treats hidden inside.

A military spouse is transparent about deployments during the holidays

A military spouse touches the hearts of many with her inspirational Facebook post.

Christmas markets of Ruedesheim and Frankfurt

Frankfurt and Rüdesheim's markets are just an hour apart and a short drive from Wiesbaden. Venture out on your own or join a trip with the Rhein Main...


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