Archive for June, 2018


Features, Lifestyle

Summer Festivals 2018

Summer Festivals 2018

by MilitaryInGermany.com

Wine and Summer Festivals Summer is here and we are ready for it. Enjoy the sun with a glass of regional wine, take advantage of colorful programs offered for children and celebrate in picturesque towns and cities in the area. The perfect opportunity to mingle with the locals, these fests […]

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Palmengarten  Frankfurt —  Botanical oasis in a metropolis

Palmengarten Frankfurt — Botanical oasis in a metropolis

by Sallee Miller contributing writer

Palmengarten is a lovely botanical garden in the city of Frankfurt, a “tranquil oasis in the heart of the city.” In 2015 over 500,000 people visited the gardens. The entrance fee is less than 10 euro, for which you are given the opportunity to meander among plants and trees and […]

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Beach Feeling in Germany

Beach Feeling in Germany

by Sallee Miller contributing writer

Have you ever had the feeling like you’re home when you are actually thousands of miles away?  You could be stationed here like I am, whether you’re in the military or a DOD civilian, and you miss things about home.  Yes, it’s fabulous here in Europe, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to […]

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Hidden oasis –  Luisenpark Mannheim

Hidden oasis – Luisenpark Mannheim

by Ruth Cuevas contributing writer

Deep within the urban borders of the city of Mannheim, is the 100 acre public park known as Luisenpark. Named after the Grand Duchess Luise von Baden, daughter of Kaiser Wilhelm I, Luisenpark was built between 1892 and 1903.  The park is located in the eastern part of the city […]

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Europe’s Biggest Sandstone Cave: Schlossberghöhlen Homburg

Europe’s Biggest Sandstone Cave: Schlossberghöhlen Homburg

Courtesy of Schlossberghöhlen Homburg

The Schlossberghöhlen in Homburg, Europe’s biggest red sandstone cave, is an awesome place to visit. It is the perfect excursion for the whole family. What makes the tour so fun is not only do you get to explore but everyone gets to wear a helmet, so everyone looks like they […]

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Find Your Favorite Park for Action and Adventure

Find Your Favorite Park for Action and Adventure

by Thomas Warner contributing writer

A day out – it’s what we all need from time to time as a means of deflecting work stress or tension from the weekly job or enjoying a stress-free day with the kids. There are multiple opportunities of fun and adventure at various sites right here in our vicinity, […]

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Johanniskreuz: A Hot Spot in the Woods

Johanniskreuz: A Hot Spot in the Woods

by Ruth Cuevas contributing writer

If you’re a motorcycle enthusiast, you’re probably either in heaven now that you live in Germany, or you’re intimidated. If you’re intimidated, don’t be. In fact, many of my friends say that riding in Germany feels much safer than riding in the USA because traffic feels more predictable. Of course, […]

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Strasbourg — Mais Oui!

Strasbourg — Mais Oui!

by Thomas Warner contributing writer

It’s perhaps the most unique city within a few hours driving distance from the Kaiserslautern Military Community but most people here have never driven south, crossed the Rhine near Baden-Baden and experienced Strasbourg, France. It’s without a doubt the nearest city to us with the most to offer. Altogether historic, […]

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Biking adventures in the Pfälzer Bergland

Biking adventures in the Pfälzer Bergland

by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer

Biking from village to village in the areas surrounding the KMC and Baumholder can be challenging and a little frustrating during weekend and holiday traffic times when you have to share roadways with cars and trucks that zip around you to pass. Sometimes they get too close for comfort, especially […]

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Summer on Bostalsee

Summer on Bostalsee

by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer

Camping in Germany is considered a bit restrictive based on what a lot of campers coming from the U.S. are used to. Tent or wild camping, while carrying a light load of gear and finding a secluded location in the forest, is a great adventure. However, it is not allowed […]

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