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Hiking in the KMC

Hiking in the KMC

by Azure Hall
Contributing writer

Hiking is an excellent way to enjoy the spring sunshine and get in some physical activity. Germany offers a plethora of hiking and walking trails for beginners and experienced hikers alike. A trail guide with Outdoor Recreation, located in the Ramstein KMCC, calls the area “rich with hiking and cycling […]

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Lifestyle

Grow your own food in small spaces

Grow your own food in small spaces

With the increasing trend of growing your own food, there have never
been so many resources for making the most of your time and money. But
space is also a major consideration for many living in German apartments
with only a porch or terrace.

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Lifestyle

Easter  traditions in Germany

Easter traditions in Germany

Easter is a happy time. After a long winter, finally nature is in full
bloom. Children are waiting for the Easter bunny. Employers usually
manage to combine their free days into a long weekend. School is out for
at least a couple of days.

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Lifestyle

The other Football: 6 reasons for Americans to love the Bundesliga

For sports fans living in Germany, life can seem, well, not quite the same. Time zones make it tough to keep up with the NFL, NBA or college sports in real time. The ocean that separates Europe and North America makes it really difficult to actually go to games (even […]

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Lifestyle

Virtual Explorer: 5 classic destinations in Germany

Virtual Explorer: 5 classic destinations in Germany

Germany can be an incredible place to live. Trains run on time. The autobahn is a phenomenal experience. In any given village, you can find bakeries, butcher shops, florists, ice cream shops and at least one good Gasthaus that serves phenomenal schnitzel. For those who live here, Germany is also […]

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Lifestyle

Traveling in the time of COVID-19: 3 tips

Traveling in the time of COVID-19: 3 tips

Remember last February, when COVID-19 was a little flu in other parts of the world? Ah yes, good old times. Remember making plans for the summer, writing bucket lists, booking holidays? The Netherlands for tulip blossom, Côte d’Azur in the summer, visiting family in the fall and relaxing at an […]

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Lifestyle

Picking up new hobbies

Picking up new hobbies

by Leonie Milde contributing writer At the beginning of lockdown last March, the world seemed to burst into excitement at the prospect of wearing sweatpants to work, baking banana bread and whipping coffee. Those days are long behind us now and the past year has gradually wrapped us all in […]

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Lifestyle

Feeling the Need for Speed: Closer than You Think

Feeling the Need for Speed: Closer than You Think

Everyone who gets behind the wheel for the first time, whether they realize it or not, has an emotional reaction to the power of “going.” Whether you were a metal-mouthed teenager driving a beater or learning to drive late in life, the feeling you got when you stepped on the […]

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Lifestyle

Asparagus season: Delicious spring dishes

Asparagus season: Delicious spring dishes

Veal Steak topped with Asparagus, smothered in Hollandaise Sauce served with Melted Tomatoes & Carrots Vichy Ingredients (for 4 people) 4 veal steaks, seasoned with salt and white pepper 1 tablespoon ghee or butter 12 stalks green asparagus 1 small box of Hollandaise sauce For Carrots Vichy 8 medium sized […]

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Health, Lifestyle, Sports

Outdoor activities unlock normalcy during lockdown

Outdoor activities unlock normalcy during lockdown

No question, the last year-and-change has been unique. And understandably, some feel trapped, or at least limited regarding things to do. While we certainly are limited, there are still a great number of activities to help fight these feelings, entertain ourselves, and try to retain some sense of normalcy. Being […]

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