This Valentine’s Day, skip the chocolates and flowers to splurge on a gastronomic experience at exceptional restaurants close to home.
ENTE Restaurant, Wiesbaden
Whether you love or despise the chilly weather, winter has finally arrived! With all the rain that has been dousing the region, it’s sometimes easy to forget that it is indeed January in Germany. That being said, preparation for the cold days and nights ahead can make a big difference.
There is no need to travel far to experience magical Christmas markets. We have highlighted several near U.S. military installations you’re sure to enjoy. 
In Baden-Württemburg
Glistening lights, stalls lovingly styled with their finest Christmas decor, a children’s wonderland and so much more await you at the Christmas and Medieval Markets in Stuttgart and Esslingen this year.
Beginning in mid-September, the charming Altstadts throughout Germany will be transformed into large tents decorated in hues of blue and white, with wreaths of bright green hops adorning chandeliers inside. ‘Tis the season for beer festivals!
Fall in Germany is the best time of the year to sample the harvest’s best in wine and beer at farm, folk and city festivals that pop up all over the place.
The International Christian School of Stuttgart located in Stuttgart-Moehringen offers the local community a private school education with nurturing and dynamic academic programs for the ages of PreK (3 yrs) through the 8th grade.  ICSS has over 9 different nations represented at the school as we
Having the itch to feed your wanderlust or planning a budget-friendly trip? Book a train with Flixbus to satisfy both needs. Starting March 24, travelers in Germany now have the option to choose the Flixtrain which enables access to its major cities.
Celebrate the luck of the Irish in style this year by hitting up some of Germany’s popular Irish bars. During the month, you will have the chance to sample traditional Irish meals, whiskeys and, of course, beer!
Head out to the Tree Lighting Ceremony on Kelley Barracks, this Friday at 5:30 p.m. to ring in the holiday season with your neighbors and friends. The event will be held by the tanks and flag poles!
From Saturday, May 20 through Sunday, May 21, the Galerieplatz in Waiblingen will transform into a stunning display of colorful blooms at the Waiblingener Rosenmarkt. For budding botanists and master gardeners, more than 100 growers and florists will be showcasing their impressive flowers.
Spring has sprung and so has annual German road construction. Road crews are popping up faster than poppies in a field.
There are multiple demonstrations planned in the Stuttgart area on Saturday, March 25. Servicemembers, DOD civilians and contractors, and their families are advised to avoid the protest areas and remain vigilant.
If you’re planning on visiting Paris this weekend, you might experience a few travel delays. Gare de Lyon, one of the city's main arteries for train travel, will close midnight March 17 and reopen midnight March 19.
Colorful costumes, masked balls and elaborate parades are all part of Fasching festivities. Commonly known as Mardi Gras in the States, Fasching celebrates the few remaining days before the solemn season of Lent.
For most high school students, summer break is a time for relaxing and fun in the sun. However, for Stuttgart High School junior Riley Johnson, it meant working for the re-election campaign of Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana.