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Wondering what to do this weekend? Check out these awesome events happening near you!
Are you a family of day-trippers? If so, your posting abroad is a dream come true.
Living in Germany and looking to broaden your social connections? In addition to connecting with fellow U.S. citizens and English speakers from the host nation, it’s possible to cast one’s net a bit wider and tap into Germany’s thriving international community.
If you are a lover of delicious food, wine and cooking shows, the Foodies Festival is perfect for you!
The Basics
I’m no culinary professional. My palate is not very sophisticated. I can make an amazing macaroni and cheese, but I’ll never be a judge on “Chopped.” Somehow, I don’t think, “That was awesome!”, “Meh…” or “Dude, you shouldn’t bother serving that to anyone else.” would fly on that show.
On the northwest coast of Portugal, along the banks of the Douro River, sits historic Porto. Dating back to the 4th century, Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and boasts a UNESCO World Heritage Site city center.
Lush green hills peppered with grape vines that boasts the most stunning views of German towns is the best way to enjoy the grape juice for adults — wine.
As most of Europe suffers from extended dreary, cold weather, it’s hard not to look forward to summer vacation.
The tranquility of the turquoise waves of the Adriatic Sea rhythmically splashing against the hull of the wooden, brightly colored red and brown SV Marija Cabin Cruiser boat.
Built around the 11th century, these villages were, at one time, accessible only by boat or footpath. Hiking between them is still the best way to discover the lemon trees, olive groves and clusters of multicolored houses in this region.
Just as in the States, Germany has a number of different chain grocery stores which include regular grocery stores along with a large number of discount grocery chains. The average grocery store is much smaller than a typical grocery.
It can be overwhelming to live in a different country with a different language and culture. But one of the blessings hidden in the chaos is the prospect of discovery.
Denia is about 40 minutes outside of the famous city of Valencia and is perfect for travelers seeking more of an off-the-beaten-path destination. Away from the hustle and bustle of Valencia, it allows guests to relax, while also offering a variety of places to stay, eat, drink and shop.
Military life is colorful, but military housing is not! Your rental or on-base housing will most likely pair light beige carpeting with white walls to create a 360-degree panorama of ho-hum.
Decision made: We would spend 10 days in southern Spain, exploring the cities and terrain in a rental car, while making a Seville apartment our home base.