Lifestyle

Can you imagine being able to trace your family business back to its humble beginnings … a mere five centuries ago? Founded in 1503, fine winemaking has been a household undertaking at Weingut Eduard Kroth for more than 500 years.
If you’ve been in Germany for a while, you’ve no doubt discovered the German love affair with celebrating life deliciously. From the wine festivals which crop up in the summer to rowdy Oktoberfests, there’s usually a seasonal party somewhere.
Life is busy, but it can be less stressful if you take the time to do the things that better you and lift your mood. It’s easy to put the things you enjoy to the side because you’re buried under the piles of demanding tasks and stress that come with life.
Hours of sight-seeing have made you ravenous, so you’ve taken a break to down some pommes frites and a foamy beverage. But you’re not in France-- you’re in Belgium, where the locals still dispute the origin of “French” fries and crafting beer is a fine art, hundreds of years in the making.
An afternoon break for a spot of tea accompanied by some sweet and savory treats to nibble on has been a beloved British tradition since the 1840s, when the Duchess of Bedford, feeling a bit peckish, decided a little snack mid-afternoon was just the thing needed to carry her through to the evenin
"Flammkuchen," tarte flambée, doesn’t have to only be for festival seasons. In Kaiserslautern, you can eat this tasty, thin tarte flambée filled with crème fraiche, ham and cheese year-round at Flammkuche restaurant.
Recording trips these days are often done through a smartphone. Your plane ticket, maps, pictures, down to your itineraries are kept in digital form and are easily forgotten. If you’re like me, you prefer writing things down and having physical copies of things often kept on our phones.
As a parent of young children, your time may not always feel like your own. Despite best efforts to stay on top of your family's schedule, it may seem like there's always another mess to clean or mouth to feed. Finding time to exercise...
A spot of good news for beer fans! As of May 18, Bavaria’s beloved beer gardens are once again allowed to throw open the gates to their leafy green grounds.
Do you find yourself worrying about the health of your loved ones? Anxious about the loss of a family member’s income? Wondering what your PCS will look like? Concerned about finding child care with school canceled?
When I was on the brink of turning 30, I knew I wanted to do something to mark the occasion. Rather than take a nice relaxing vacation, I chose to do the opposite. I decided I wanted to run a marathon. Here’s the caveat: I wasn’t a runner. Ever.
Besides a great looking lawn, nothing showcases the backyard quite like a cookout. But anything worth doing is worth doing right. So when it comes to grilling your next ribeye steak, take a cue from world-class chefs who are all turning up the heat.
I’ve never quite seen a country so obsessed with a vegetable as Germany is with white asparagus.
To quote Gustave Flaubert, “Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” Even children can become humble during their travels. Below are eight lessons your kids will learn from traveling.
Waffles are the warm, tasty food that we all know and love. They’re the best go-to for breakfast or a delicious snack. But can you say that you’ve tried bubbly egg waffles?
One likely won’t find Germans in fisticuffs over which region produces the best sausage; however, bratwurst supremacy is serious business in this country of meat lovers. Germans have been making this ubiquitous food for literally centuries.