• Skiing in the Black Forest

    Skiing in the Black Forest

    When the first snow falls, ski resorts begin to open, and in Germany, this is a sport many look forward to. In fact, skiing made its mark in Germany in 1891, “The birth year of German skiing,” directly on the slopes of Feldberg Ski resort by a Frenchman named Dr. Pilet with his wooden skis. The trend caught on and next year, Feldberg will celebrate 125 years of skiing.

  • German Christmas Traditions

    German Christmas Traditions

      Kristina Robinson grew up in Nuremberg, Germany, celebrating Christmas according to local traditions. Traveling with her Army husband, Robinson has come to celebrate holidays in keeping with whatever country they are living in at the time. The primary difference Robinson noted is when presents are opened. While living in […]

  • Battle of the Bulge: Fight off unwanted holiday weight gain

    Battle of the Bulge: Fight off unwanted holiday weight gain

    Christmas market food stalls; plates of festive cookies, pies, cakes and candies; parties; and celebrations all tempt us during the holiday season. If adults feel inclined to indulge in lots of treats this time of year, consider what most children feel: free reign! Adults may worry about the consequences in […]

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Skiing in the Black Forest

When the first snow falls, ski resorts begin to open, and in Germany, this is a sport many look forward to. In fact, skiing made its mark in Germany in 1891, “The birth year of German skiing,” directly on the slopes of Feldberg Ski resort by a Frenchman named Dr. Pilet with his wooden skis. The trend caught on and next year, Feldberg will celebrate 125 years of skiing. Today, Feldberg, located in the Black Forest, is one of  seven resorts that now covers 61 kilometers of easy to difficult ski slopes with 35 total ski lifts. This year, Feldberg will open […]

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Holiday shipping through APO

Holiday shipping through APO

As the Christmas season approaches, military families living abroad have a special opportunity to connect with family and friends in the United States through Christmas cards and presents from their host country. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Darian Lira, postmaster at the Ramstein Northside Post Office, offered some insight on getting […]

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Tübingen’s feast for chocoholics

Tübingen’s feast for chocoholics

Those who cannot resist the sweet and delicate taste of chocolate or are simply looking for a savory gift, may want to head to Tübingen for the International Chocolate Festival, or “chocolART,” the largest chocolate festival in Germany.

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Tübingen’s feast for chocoholics

Tübingen’s feast for chocoholics

Those who cannot resist the sweet and delicate taste of chocolate or are simply looking for a savory gift, may want to head to Tübingen for the International Chocolate Festival, or “chocolART,” the largest chocolate festival in Germany.

Sports

Skiing in the Black Forest

When the first snow falls, ski resorts begin to open, and in Germany, this is a sport many look forward to. In fact, skiing made its mark in Germany in 1891, “The birth year of German skiing,” directly on the slopes of Feldberg Ski resort by a Frenchman named Dr. Pilet with his wooden skis. The trend caught on and next year, Feldberg will celebrate 125 years of skiing. - READ MORE...

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