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Navigating the roads in Europe can be either an exhilarating experience or harrowing escape, based on where or when you choose to travel.
Be on the lookout for The Stars and Stripes September Blitz! Right now through October 3, DoD cardholders throughout Europe can get a great deal that will bring the news straight to their door five days a week. We will also be offering special rates on the digital subscription.
One of the greatest joys (or perhaps disagreements) of traveling is planning where to eat. The obvious choice in Cologne is German food. For those of us that have been living in Germany for a while, we know that German food gets old pretty quick.
Anxiety is something that I’ve struggled with for as long as I can remember. For anyone who battles with anxiety, unfortunately, you know the feeling of drowning in self-doubt, constant worry, and panic attacks.
I have thoroughly enjoyed all our adventures throughout Europe so far. I have to admit, before our first trip, I was pretty anxious about traveling with little ones. After all, other people do it all the time, right? How hard could it be…? HA! Some moments were pure bliss.
Arriving in a foreign country, one faces many challenges, and navigating an unfamiliar healthcare system may seem like an under¬taking best left avoided.
On a train from Manchester to London King’s Cross station, the idea for the Harry Potter series came to J.K. Rowling and she immediately started writing. The plots were outlined over the course of five years, and the first of seven books was published in June 1997.
My hands were shaking as I clasped the rough stone railing of the Charles Bridge and peered down at the black waters of the Vltava River rushing below. The iconic twin-spires of the Týn Church loomed against the night sky as fog edged in over the city.
Summers in Europe can feel like a gazillion degrees outside, especially with no air conditioning. In temperatures like this, who feels up to cooking a hot meal, or eating one for that matter? Here are five easy dishes that come together in minutes, no stove required.
A privilege to Uniformed Forces personnel, their dependents, retirees, and others who support the mission, the Space-Available travel program may be a great option for seeing the world on a budget … if the timing is right.
Enter to win up to 4 free tickets to the U.S. and a free 2-night stay at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort!
In August A.D. 79, thousands of residents were going about their daily routines when a torrent of volcanic ash from Mount Vesuvius buried the city of Pompeii. Shrouded in hardened ash 30 feet deep, the people, animals and buildings were suspended in time.
High school graduation is a special time, and Stars and Stripes is pleased to be putting together our annual Grad Tab once again. We'll be highlighting information on all of the DoDEA Europe high schools and their graduating classes.
Get organized, learn the language and make yourself at home with these tablet and smartphone apps.
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As the list of known benefits of music education grows, you may be wondering how you can help your kids get the most out of their efforts. Here are five ways to help make music education a success.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: Join Stars and Stripes on June 2 for the World War II Foundation's International Film Festival Red Carpet Event, at the Utah Beach Museum, which will be with actors from the Band of Brothers television series, D-Day and World War II veterans as well as spe