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There is much to enchant and intrigue in France’s Alsace region any time of the year. A reflection of its historical conquests and occupations, the region is a rich blend of Franco-German cultures and gastronomic and artisan pleasures.
In one’s travels, it’s not uncommon to meet up with a local who’s surprisingly well versed in the culture and politics of the United States.
Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and the rest of the gang return to the big screen for “Frozen 2.” Fans of all ages have been patiently waiting for the Disney sequel release that will no doubt top or even break box office records.
Major League Baseball first came to London in June of 2019 with two games played between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. (For the record, the Yankees won both games).
It had become the makings of an urban legend: a Boston Market opening up at the KMC Exchange.
Greetings from the North Pole! Stars and Stripes Europe is helping children get their letters to Santa. If you’re stationed in Europe, drop your child’s letter addressed to “Santa Claus, c/o Stars and Stripes, North Pole” into any U.S.
Krampus Run
Dec. 5 in Salzburg, Austria
Fearsome horned, fur-covered and masked beings known as the Krampus descend upon the Salzburg Christmas market to scare visitors into their best behavior.
Dortmund's remarkable Christmas tree structure is composed of 1,700 evergreens rising 15 stories above Hansaplatz. Nearly 50,000 lights are necessary to fully illuminate the tree at night — a spectacular sight that is visible for several blocks.
You can now sit in Stuttgart’s notorious traffic jams in an Uber rather than your own car.
The buzz of Christmas markets has begun, which means we are officially entering the Christmas season. Stripes Europe is here to help you plan your market trips this year. With the FREE Stars and Stripes Christmas Markets in Europe 2019 magazine, you’ll find:
VILSECK, Germany -- For the second year in a row the U.S. Army Medical Activity Bavaria polypharmacy team was recognized for their accomplishment and achievement, winning a patient safety award in the 2019 Advancement toward High Reliability in Healthcare Awards Program.
Next up in the seasonal spin of German holidays is St. Martin’s Day, an unofficial holiday loved by old and young alike for different reasons.
Are you willing to venture underground to find that perfect holiday gift?