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The joys of  St. Nicholas Day  in Germany

The joys of St. Nicholas Day in Germany

If you wake up the morning of Dec. 6 to find a full bag of candy or presents waiting for you, it’s likely you received a visit from St. Nicholas. In parts of Germany, “Sankt Nikolaus,” or as we call him in English, St. Nicholas, brings gifts for children on […]

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Select a Meaningful Holiday Gift

Select a Meaningful Holiday Gift

The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s time to start thinking about what to get your spouse or loved ones. If you’re like me, you have that one family member who is simply impossible to buy for. Does “I don’t need anything this year, just you” sound familiar? […]

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Cinema & Cinema Highlights

Cinema & Cinema Highlights

Some of the latest series and movies available to rent or stream! Check your streaming service for availability. The Turkey Bowl (2019) A man is pulled back to his rural hometown by his high school friends on Thanksgiving to finish the Turkey Bowl — a football game against their cross-town rivals […]

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Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Pforzheim

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Pforzheim

Pforzheim embodies so much that is good about Germany. With more than 100,000 people, it’s large enough to offer something for every traveler, and small enough that navigating it doesn’t feel overwhelming. There is an excellent blend of culture, commerce and nature — all of which are super accessible under […]

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Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Oppenheim

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Oppenheim

Oppenheim is a place of wine and water, a small town on the banks of the Rhine where the circle of life is very much present. It is a place where you can get back to basics. Travelers can stroll past gorgeous buildings, wander sprawling vineyards, and emerge from a […]

November 13, 2020 ×

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Cinema & Cinema Highlights

Cinema & Cinema Highlights

Some of the latest series and movies available to rent or stream! Check your streaming service for availability. A Clockwork Orange (1971) Alex, a psychopathic delinquent, is imprisoned for murder and rape. In order to reduce his sentence, he volunteers for an experimental therapy conducted by the government, but it goes […]

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Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Niederhausen

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Niederhausen

A trip to Niederhausen is good for your body and your soul. This small wine village on the banks of the Nahe River is off the beaten path, and yet is filled with brilliant paths. And, during an era in which travel to quiet, rural places has never been more […]

November 6, 2020 ×

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Cinema & Cinema Highlights

Cinema & Cinema Highlights

Some of the latest series and movies available to rent or stream! Check your streaming service for availability. 3:10 to Yuma (2007) Outlaw Ben Wade terrorizes 1800s Arizona, especially the Southern Railroad, until he is finally captured. Wade must be brought to trial, so Dan Evans, the owner of a drought-stricken […]

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Cinema & Home Cinema Highlights

Cinema & Home Cinema Highlights

Some of the latest series and movies available to rent or stream! Check your streaming service for availability. Rebecca (2020) A young newlywed arrives at her husband’s imposing family estate on a windswept English coast and finds herself battling the shadow of his first wife, Rebecca, whose legacy lives on in […]

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Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Mainz

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Mainz

Mainz is easy to enjoy. It is filled with classic architecture, including towering stone spires and half-timbered buildings. The Rhine River chugs past, acting as a beating heart for a thriving university city. Restaurants, shops, wineries and an abundant amount of green space can be found downtown. Mainz is also […]

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