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Wondering what to do this weekend? Check out these awesome events happening near you!
From the moment your baby enters the world, they embark on their literacy journey that will eventually lead to reading competency in adulthood.
As the summer starts to slowly fade and the breezes feel cripser, Volksfeste begin to pop up in villages around Germany. Tis the season … Oktoberfest season!
In London and seeking out a Christmas market? Whether for shopping, sipping mulled wine, or catching a show on stage, one of the city’s several large markets will surely deliver the spirit you seek.
Greenwich and Docklands International Festival
Through July 6 in Greenwich, England
Performance artists and international companies delight audiences with clever and unexpected acts performed in public spaces.
For children and adults alike, the prospect of entering a new school can be daunting, let alone when that new school will be based in a foreign country. For some it may be their first experience within a Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) school.
Strasbourg is one of Europe’s most picturesque villages. When the holidays arrive, the city turns into a magical wonderland filled with cheerful lights, Christmas music and delicious food.
It’s the summer season in Germany, the weekend is in sight, and it’s time to start planning. You’ve already decided your Saturday or Sunday outing should take you somewhere off base. As you narrow down your options, think about what you crave most in your down time:  A festive atmosphere?
Whether it be running around with the kids, staying up late studying for a test or coming back from a deployment, you've had your share of life stressors. After burning the candles from both ends, the last thing that you want is to book a mediocre vacation.
Castle Illuminations
June 1 in Heidelberg
As evening falls, the castle ruins are bathed in a fluttering red light and fireworks remind us of how French troops set it alight in 1689.
Castle Illuminations
June 1 in Heidelberg
As evening falls, the castle ruins are bathed in a fluttering red light and fireworks remind us of how French troops set it alight in 1689.
With so many traditions and usually corresponding festivals, it can be difficult to keep track. Johannistag (St. John’s Day) is one not to overlook while you’re stationed in Germany!
Spins, curves, jumps and bumps — all while speeding down a mountain! Ever wonder what they do with ski slopes once the snow melts? They turn them into Sommerrodelbahns, translation: summer toboggan runs.
The June Edition of the What’s Up magazine is available now!
Moving to Europe was only the beginning of our adventure when my husband and I arrived. Transferring from our last base to a new unit and country was also challenge. We were embracing civilian life for the first time after his transition out of the army.
75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy
Through June 16 in Normandy, France