shopping

Eating a well-balanced snack before and after you exercise is essential for repairing sore muscles. Your body needs healthy fats, carbs and proteins to help break down your hard-worked muscle tissue and give you your energy back.
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Shopping at the German grocery store can be intimidating. When you don’t speak the language or understand the pricing system, the idea of the commissary as a safe haven is totally understandable.
Spring break is over and summer leave is still several weeks away. If you are looking for the perfect weekend trip then consider heading to Mallorca, Spain. Mallorca is a great stop whether you are looking for a romantic weekend or a trip with your friends.
Many years ago I visited friends who lived in Paris, and due to their busy jobs, I mainly wandered the city alone. It was one of the most daunting yet exciting moments of my life. 
My husband and I took a road trip last winter, stopping in several European cities and ending with a few days of skiing. Salzburg had made the itinerary, but I really didn’t know what to expect.
The ancient town of Tongeren, in the Maasland region of Belgium, is a fabulous place to take a weekend trip through the past. Beginning with its creation as a military camp for Julius Caesar’s troops, the city became an administrative capital under Emperor Augustus.
Welcome to Germany! Here is a one-stop checklist to help get you settled in a timely manner:
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As things start to settle down with your move to Germany, it’s best to immerse yourself into the culture as soon as you can.
You just stepped off your tour bus and only have 24 hours to absorb iconic Rome. That’s plenty of time to take in the highlights and leave with many check marks on your bucket list! Opt for Rome’s Metro for its speed and ease of use. Here are the major sights by metro stop.
Running a household can be expensive, but experts say that there are new ways you can save big on needed items.
For all of the European travel inspiration, food and shopping tips and helpful resources for living overseas, be sure to check out our free Stripes Europe Spring and Summer magazine.
Big Ben, Parliament, the London Eye, the list goes on of the must-see historic treasures of London, England. While the flashy settings you’ve seen in movies are truly incredible, take time to step onto the quieter streets to discover some of my favorite hidden London gems.
Didn't have the chance to pick up our Best of Germany 2019 publication? Don't worry! Our digital version, which can be found at Stripes.com under Lifestyle and Special Publication, has got you covered!
I don’t know about you, but I’m seriously over the cloudy, gloomy days of Germany’s winter. It’s time to shake the cabin fever and get outdoors. So let’s take in the air at one of the county’s alluring gardens at Castle Rastatt. 
A breath of fresh air 
When you think of shopping, the country of Andorra doesn’t jump to the forefront of your mind, especially not with Paris only a few hours away.