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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?
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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. 
For a man who never set foot outside his native land, the artist known by just one name left a lasting impact around the world.
After much waiting and anticipation, Christmas markets are cautiously returning to German city squares and towns this season. While they may not look exactly like they used to, cities have worked hard to make these events safe for everyone.
Founded in 16 BC by the Roman Empire during Augustus Caesar's rule, Trier is arguably Germany's oldest city and one of significant architectural and historical importance.
As 2021 draws to a close, the question that’s been on our minds for months already—“will Christmas markets be held in Germany this year?”—has not one, but several answers: yes, no and sort of.
As we give thanks for our many blessings collectively and as a nation, the image of a table heaving with turkey and all the trimmings and a gathering of friends and family comes to mind.
Of Germany’s many gifts to the world of toys, Playmobil figures stand much taller than their three-inch standard size might suggest.