It’s been a topsy-turvy summer in Germany, with no shortage of rainy days and long stretches of cold gray weather. Days lolling by the side of a swimming pool this summer season were likely unsatisfyingly few.
After going virtual for the 2020 season, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show is making a surprising debut for 2021, as they’re holding the show in the fall. For more than 100 years, the RHS has held this stunningly colorful event in mid-late May.
It’s old news by now: for the second year running, Munich’s Oktoberfest will not take place. Nor will the crowds flock to Stuttgart’s Cannstatter Wasen for the world’s second-largest beer bash. Ditto that for the Bad Dürkheimer Wurstmarkt, billed as the biggest wine fest on the planet.
Amidst a sea of cancellations, at least one major Volksfest plans to go boldly forward—with all the requisite safety measures duly in place.
The Backfischfest Volksfest takes place in Worms, a small city roughly between Mainz and Mannheim, from Aug. 28 through Sept. 12.
As the airlifts from Afghanistan continue, bases throughout Europe, including Germany, are seeing an influx of new faces. The outpouring of donations and time from the community in support of Operation Allies Refuge in such a short amount of time has been incredible.
Andrews Federal Credit Union (Andrews Federal) is excited to announce that it has been awarded the 2020 U.S. Department of the Army "Distinguished Credit Union of the Year" designation for its Andrews Federal USAG Benelux location. In addition, Andrews Federal received the 2020 U.S.
With Germany’s fabulous summer and autumn Volksfest scene remaining on ice for the moment, one can’t help but wonder about the fate of all those scary rides that come to town for a few days before moving on to the next big bash.
HEUVELLAND, Belgium—In a joint venture with the WandelSport Vlaanderen, the American Legion “Flanders Field” Post BE02 is hosting a historical volksmarch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 28, 2021, to commemorate the Battle of Vierstraat Ridge.
Although September can lean more towards summer weather, there are usually a few chilly nights that offer a preview of the colder weather to come with autumn. And with those dropping temperatures, I pull out my German wool slippers and welcome them like an old friend.
The Wildside Holidays website is packed with the most current and up-to-date articles about the natural and national parks of Spain, along with information about the wildlife you might come across and where to find it.