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Scaling the Zugspitze

In the depths of Bavaria you will find Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze.

Skiing in Austria: Something for everyone

Whether you are looking for exhilarating slopes, authentic alpine villages or great après-ski, there is no better skiing destination than Austria.

City highlights: Paris, Berlin, Salzburg & Barcelona

While stationed overseas, do not miss the opportunity to experience European culture, history and excitement.

Top 5 spots for snowboarding in Europe

Whether you’re planning your first snowboarding trip or adding another to your list, these spots will not disappoint!

Taking a ski vacation when you don't ski

My husband and I had been in Germany for a month when we joined friends for a ski holiday at a famous resort in France.

Oh baby! Babymoons in Europe

Congratulations; a baby is on the way!

Travel safety: Things to keep in mind

Whether you’re scuba diving off the coast of the Adriatic Sea or mountain climbing and bouldering in Norway, safety planning should extend beyond...

Hit the slopes: Skiing in Europe

The hills are alive with the sound of … skiers and snowboarders.

'Tis the season to get pampered

The preparation and festivities of the holiday season leave little time to wind down.

Photo courtesy Pottenstein Tourist Office

Devil's Cave beckons brave travelers

This distinctive destination in southeastern Germany carries an ominous name but absolutely exquisite natural beauty in addition to ancient...

© Kristi Adams

Go on an underground adventure in the castle caves of Homburg

Sometimes the most interesting things are not found above ground, but below – as children playing on a mountainside in the 1930s discovered.

Explore the lively side of Spain

With fantastic regional cuisine, stunning landscapes, vibrant nightlife and fiercely independent residents, Catalonia has four distinct and diverse...


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