Welcome, spring! Oh, how I’ve missed you and the radiant sunshine you bring. I’m officially in the mood to start the 2019 festival season. The options are overwhelming. Let’s use this opportunity to discover a festival in the city of Aachen.
A fest-tastic day
Wiesbaden, Germany, May, 1948: Gen. Carl "Tooey" Spaatz, left, recently retired as Air Force chief of staff, and Lt. General Curtis LeMay, USAFE commander, review an honor guard upon Spaatz's arrival at the Wiesbaden Airport.
Once you arrive in Germany, it’s easy to be swept up in planning your travel adventures. Glamorous cities such as Berlin and Munich often beckon. However, sometimes the real gems are hidden right in front of you, within a day-trip distance.
Think German foods all pork knuckle and potatoes? Think again! Germany’s food and drink is widely varied and fiercely regional, and the city of Mainz is incredibly proud of its own culinary traditions.
Ladies, looking for a night out without men tagging along? If you’re in Wiesbaden, you’re in luck. And with a little more luck, you just might end the evening with more money in your pocket than when you started (implausible for sure, but it could happen…)
Wiesbaden’s famed Sternschnuppenmarkt, or Twinkling Star Market, is a beautiful Christmas market by any measure, so it’s little wonder visitors flock to it from all around Germany, far-flung corners of Europe, and aro
Photographic reproductions of business letters dating back to the early 1940s, blueprints, and black and white snapshots of factories and the people who worked there aren’t, at first glance, compelling material for a museum exhibit.