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“My English is under the pig!” you hear your German neighbor say one day when you’re outside enjoying a moment of spring sunshine before it unexpectedly begins hailing. “That’s April weather,” your neighbor remarks.
Where’s the sun? Well, you don’t have to wonder that much longer. Germany can have some harsh winters and sometimes it may seem as if the spring weather we really deserve will come and actually stay.
Those looking for a fresh adventure this year might consider checking out Britain’s lesser-known land to the west, Wales. With rolling hills, undeveloped coastlines and more castles per square mile than anywhere in Europe, Wales is a spectacular place to put on your radar.
For years, Sharon Schell tried to get her father to talk about his experiences in World War II, but he kept them to himself.
Ireland is a remarkable place to visit with its lush, green landscapes, historic sites and lovely locals. With so much to explore, it can be difficult to prioritize what places are worth visiting in the country.
Germany can be a culture shock for some. But once you’ve gotten over the jetlag and have made your house feel more like a home, you can embark on quite the adventure. From its local cuisines to its castles in the hills, here is why moving to Germany will be a time you will never forget.  
Allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. and more than 50 million Americans suffer from them each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. When it comes to spring allergies, you don’t need to anticipate the season with dread.
Longing for those longer and (hopefully) sunnier days? Get ready to spring forward and set your clocks one hour ahead on Sunday, March 31 during daylight savings time. Though chilly weather still lingers in the air, we’re one step closer to spring weather!
Now that winter is leaving us, it’s time to get off the couch, put the remote down and enjoy the sun, warmer weather and all the things the much-welcomed spring season has to offer. Here are 10 reasons to come out of hibernation and embrace spring in Germany.
 
In the peaceful farmland and stately forests of the eastern part of Germany, just a few miles from the Czech Republic, you will find the remains of Flossenburg Concentration Camp. This was one of hundreds of camps run by the Nazis during World War II.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Tribune News Service) — You can pile up a lot of memories in 97 years, but for Albuquerque’s Bill Norris, who reached that mark on Jan. 31, some of the most vivid go back 75 years.
NEW YORK — A flood of copy from correspondents who actually went into France with the invasion forces hit American newspapers Thursday giving a detailed picture and the price the Allies paid in cracking it.
SUPREME HEADQUARTERS, ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE — "The major battle in France is joined," it was declared here today as Allied liberation troops fought inland from captured Bayeux on the Cherbourg peninsula in France, five miles from the coast.
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.
If you live in Germany, you need only look out your window to see just how much damage these weeks of high temps and lack of rain have inflicted on all growing things.
Whether you just arrived or have been here a while, you may be scratching— or still shaking —your head about some issues. We polled people at the office as well as other servicemembers, their spouses and U.S. civilians stationed in Europe.