Lifestyle

A day of wellness and detox in a German Therme or Italian Terme—luxurious spa facilities offering warm pools, saunas, steam baths, Jacuzzis and other means of pampering—is a welcome treat for body and soul, particularly in the dead of winter.
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.
It’s hard to ignore that plant-based eating has become more of the mainstream, rather than on the fringes. That doesn’t mean that people are committing to vegetarian or vegan diets; instead, there’s an increase of people incorporating meals-without-meat into their regular routine.
With memories of the lockdown life we endured still fresh, even now, the simple act of shopping in a department store or sitting down in a cafe or restaurant with friends feels like a treat.
One evening, my husband placed a paint jar in front of our two teenagers. He asked them how to open it. Both of them looked up at us with wide eyes. After minutes of deliberating, they resigned and shrugged their shoulders.
Moving to Germany? Here are 10 mouthwatering snacks to look out for.
Butterbrezel
One of our go-to meals on the weekend is a breakfast hash, using whatever veggies are in our fridge or in season. While hashes are great for brunch, this is also a very easy weeknight dinner and a great way to use up any odds and ends!
You’ve been committed to the gym for a while now and yet you still feel as if you’ve made little to no progress. While there are different variables that may be at fault, here are seven common mistakes people make in and outside the gym that you might also be making.
For those who love Jägermeister, there may be a deeper dimension, unknown to many, for further enjoyment of that dark liqueur from the deep forest-green bottles. Yes, many enjoy it as a digestive or taken ice-cold seconds before a meal to make the first bite even more wonderful.
Indulging in street food is nowadays recognized as a perfectly respectable vacationer's pastime. But even when there’s not a food truck in sight, there's one treat that’s always a snap to get hold of.
"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.
Need a fun spin on french toast? Look no further than this special recipe of S'mores French Toast! 
Ingredients 
6 slices of bread (I used French Toast Wonder bread) 
3 eggs 
1 tsp vanilla 
2 tsp cinnamon (or sprinkle per slice) 
If you asked me five years ago if I’d care for a cup of tea, I would’ve scrunched my nose up and said: “No, thanks.” Back in the States, I’ve always loved going to Teavana and enjoyed smelling the tea leaves and admiring the cute teapots on display, but I couldn’t ever bring myself to actually en
Skip the extra step of having to slave over the stove and save yourself some time with three easy slow cooker recipes. The kids will love these meals. They might even love you more if you took them to the pool with all the time you’re going to save.
We may have started the year with the best intentions, such as eating healthier and working out more; however, the reality of multiple lockdowns, shuttered fitness centers, and “Tiger King” quickly put the kibosh on those goals.
It’s all well and good to set lofty goals at the start of the New Year, but how often it happens that one week in, we find ourselves flailing already. Instead of kicking yourself for not having arisen at 5 a.m.