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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.
Being stationed overseas offers military members and their families the opportunity to travel the world with more ease and less expense than if they were living in the States. When my husband and I arrived in Germany, we set out to travel as much of Europe as we could during our four-year tour.
It’s as if someone took a box of crayons and let loose on the landscape during Holland's tulip season. Vivid strokes paint the countryside with purple, yellow, orange and red.
Tiergarten Nuremberg is a very special destination that attracts more than one million visitors per year, making the almost 70-hectare facility one of the top tourist highlights in Germany.
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 
Growing up, spring break in Texas meant a family trip to the Gulf Coast. I can still smell the sunscreen (and aloe vera gel for the inevitable sunburns) and taste the sea salt when I close my eyes.
The most obvious means of enjoying a beach is as a place to swim and sunbathe, but alongside some of northern Europe's most compelling shorelines, the whims of the weather call for wellies and rain macs more often than swimsuits and flip-flops.
Training, dedication and willpower — a few of the many attributes you need to prepare for a half or full marathon.
The world of volunteering can be overwhelming, even more so if you have children. We, as responsible parents, want to teach our kids to be generous with our time and resources, but we are sometimes turned away from serving if we have young children.
My favorite annual event, the Dürkheimer Wurstmarkt, opening Sept. 7.
Learning even a little of the local language will improve your experience of everyday things like shopping, dining out and traveling. It also ensures a more pleasant exchange with local nationals.
While there are plenty of exciting experiences awaiting you when you move to Europe, there is also an adjustment period that nearly all people face once they begin to settle into a new environment.
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.
Congratulations! Your teenager has been accepted to his college of choice — that’s a weight off of everyone’s shoulders. But now, the hard part: helping him prep for living independently, and overcoming the emotional hurdle of letting him go.
Fund your future with merit- and need-based financial assistance. These are just a few of the scholarships available to military spouses.
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.