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It’s time to celebrate!
Stars and Stripes is celebrating its 80th anniversary in Europe this year, and we want you to join in on the festivities with us at sea, courtesy of Celestyal Cruises.
Did somebody say cruise?
Stars and Stripes’ Best of Germany magazine is all about letting your voice be heard! This year, we are celebrating the 10th year of this Germany-centered publication … in Greece! Let’s go cruising!
Stars and Stripes wants to see your tattoos! We are seeking tattoo models located in Germany for our upcoming Tattoo Armed Forces magazine. All body types, genders, and military branch or affiliation welcome and encouraged. No modeling experience needed.
The citizens of Frankfurt, Germany know there’s more than one way to make delicious wine; use apples. And they’ve been celebrating their famed apple wine (Apfelwein) since they started its large-scale manufacture in the 16th century.
It is the last full month of the summer season and Germany is filled with events to help you celebrate that fact. Whether you want to soak up the fun in the sun or cool down inside, there is something for everyone.
Summer is in full swing and that means the kids have been out of school for some time, the weather is beautiful and you need something to do outside of the house.
If you are local to the KMC in Germany and looking for a great new place to eat, shake your tail feather down to Benji’s Birdhouse. Located next to the train stop in downtown Ramstein, this restaurant can be easily accessed by public transportation or car.
The sun is out, the days are hot and the nights are even hotter! Germany takes full advantage of all the light and warmth of the season with an events calendar bursting with activities for young and old, the sports-inclined and those who’d rather just kick back and be entertained.
For those in Germany, one of spring's favorite activities is back: culinary wine walks. This weekend, May 21 and 22, 2022, the town of Wolfstein will be hosting "Weinwanderung Wolfstein." This culinary wine walk includes food, drinks, music and enjoying the great outdoors.
In Germany, April 30 is Hexennacht or witches night, which is the “trick” part of our Halloween's trick-or-treat. Traditionally, German youth make a joke out of making things disappear and wreaking havoc on this night.
Spring continues to pick up pace throughout Germany. As the snow melts from the mountain peaks, flowers burst into glorious blossoms and the first of the crops are brought to the table, the list of fun and exciting things to do in our free time grows ever longer.
The American Battle Monuments Commission hosts a special tradition at the American cemeteries for Memorial Day. An American flag and a host-nation flag are placed in front of every headstone.
As the days grow longer and the warming power of the sun coaxes growing things to burst into bud, it’s only natural to want to get outside and experience nature’s greatest show first-hand. Leaves of green and vibrant pastel blooms delight the eyes.