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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.
What better way to put a smile on our deployed servicemembers' faces than by writing them a letter? With our Pen Pal Program, your kiddos can do just that.
The skies have grown a little darker for fans of budget flights living within the greater Frankfurt area.
With Christmas over, it's time to pitch your tree. However, you can't simply throw it in the black bag or brown recycling bin.
Christmas is the time of year when everyone is in high spirits, planning gifts for loved ones, pondering on the reason for the season and attending various holiday parties. Make this Christmas season even more special by spreading kindness across your community!
It's time to start your last-minute shopping on the local economy. Stores and public offices will be closed Dec. 24- to 26. In Germany, the Christmas holiday is celebrated over a span of three days. Festivities begin on Christmas Eve, or Heiligabend, and continue Dec.
Craving a slice of fresh, hot American-style pizza? Or are you looking for a quick and tasty dinner? Whatever the reason may be for hunting down a pie, make your way to the newest location of Hunt Brothers Pizza.
Are you willing to venture underground to find that perfect holiday gift?
Love to document your travels by capturing beautiful Instagram-worthy photos?
Growing up, one of our family’s favorite Christmas traditions was a White Elephant gift exchange. Each participant was asked to bring a wrapped gift, my aunt would pile them up under the Christmas tree and after dinner – the games would begin. 
China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, lived between 259 and 210 B.C. While his achievements in unifying China and ushering in a new era of modern life were impressive, still, he wanted more.
Those residing in the German states of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland can anticipate an easy commute, quiet streets and many shop closures on November 1.
Should you live in the German states of Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate or Saarland, Sunday, November 1 will most likely offer you an easier commute on the one hand, but on the other, closures of the local businesses you might depend on.
As I was researching Burg Frankenstein, I stumbled across a magnificent prank that played out one dark, foggy night in 1952.
On Saturday, October 30, 2021, the Dead Man's Ridge Walk is organizing the 12th walk to honor the men of the 17th Airborne Division.
For those in the know, the small German city of Idar-Oberstein is a world-famous center for the working and cutting of gemstones.