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Top 5 outdoor spots in Germany

Dust off your backpack and travel guides — spring in Germany is a great time to enjoy nature's beauty. Here are five top outdoor spots to check out!
© Kristy Alpert

Riding the rails through former Yugoslavia

Soak in the magical nostalgia of traveling slowly through the heart of the former Yugoslavia by train.

Countdown to Spring: 4 fantastic German hikes

Dust off your hiking boots and backpacks and head outside! These four fabulous hikes in Germany are worth checking out.

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.
Photos by Courtney Woodruff

A weekend in the Black Forest

Once we felt mostly settled in our new home in Germany, it didn’t take long for the travel bug to start buzzing in our ears. Still feeling the...

7 tips to enjoy a ski vacation when you are not into the sport

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.

Demonstrations in Koblenz Jan. 20-21

DOD-sponsored personnel are highly encouraged to avoid the Koblenz area Jan. 20-21 due to multiple scheduled demonstrations. On Saturday, Jan.

Sun shining through Partnachklamm

A tale of two gorges

During the summer months, Garmisch-Partenkirchen turns into a base camp for hiking and mountaineering. We found two fantastic hikes: Partnachklamm...

Scenic city, crystal waters: Dubrovnik and Croatia's waterfalls

Set on the Adriatic, Dubrovnik is the crown jewel of Croatia.

Hut hopping

Located approximately one hour from Kaiserslautern, along the heart of the Deutsche Weinstrasse, is the Edenkoben region.

Taking the scenic route: Auto-free days in Germany

Every year, villages across Germany close sections of their roads and take part in auto-free days.

5 new German laws in 2017

As we get ready to usher in 2017, it’s good to know about new laws in Germany that will take effect in the new year.

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