Whether this is your first year in Europe or your third, no doubt you have a few places in mind that you would like to visit. When I arrived to Germany, my number one goal was to visit as many castles as I could before heading back to the States.
While many around the world associate Germany with its world-class beer and rightfully so, Deutschland is also home to some of the best wine this side of the pond.
The Republic of Poland, an old proud nation at the heart of Central Europe, is called home by approximately 38.4 million residents living within its 120,728 square-mile territory.
Just across the river on the other side of the soaring skyscrapers crowding Canary Wharf is the maritime heart of London. Sitting on the southeast edge of the city is a borough steeped in rich history, international renown and sweeping vistas of the capitol’s skyline, Welcome to Greenwich.
Our staycation series continues with day trip suggestions within the north and western reaches of the Rhineland-Palatinate, an area blessed with beautiful nature and its fair share of quirky attractions. Mid-week finds us border-hopping into next-door Saarland.
As the days grow shorter, the temperatures drop and kids get ready to go back to school (hopefully), take time out of your busy schedule for one last summer trip. Let the warmth of the sun relax you on the beach or visit a castle that you’ve been dying to see.
Though “island paradise” is perhaps not the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Germany, did you know that there are several islands just waiting to be explored in the Baltic Sea?
From "Ice Cream Sandwich Day" to "Get Over it Day," a whole slew of made-up holidays brighten our calendar year.
There is no doubt about it, 2020 has been a stressful and unpredictable year! If you’re like me, then you are probably in dire need of a vacation. If that is the case, check out the beautiful, historical city of Strasbourg, France. 
Should you have you chosen to stick close to your home in the KMC on your hard-earned week off, don’t despair! With deep dark forests, verdant vineyards and cooling waterways all well within a couple hour’s drive, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to fabulous day trip destinations.
At some point in time, virtually all military families have endured assignments that weren’t quite their cup of tea. It could be due to location, moving away from dear friends, or leaving favorite schools.
While many around the world associate Germany with its world-class beer and rightfully so, Deutschland is also home to some of the best wine this side of the pond.
Longing to see the wonders of Europe but still leery about boarding a plane or train? That’s understandable.
Ah, vacation! A whole week of free time stretches out in front of you. This year, however, instead of chasing adventure on distant horizons, you’re setting your sights much closer to home.
Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is a striking city many may overlook. Between the merger of three cities­–Buda, Pest and Óbuda­­­–this city has an interesting history which shows in the culture, food and buildings.
The Italian metropolis of Milan packs so much punch into one city it’s hard to know where to begin when planning a trip. There’s just so much to see and do! Not only is Milan one of four fashion capitals of the world, it is also the fifth most Michelin-starred city in the world.