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A family weekend in the Black Forest

A family weekend in the Black Forest

If you are looking for a terrific day or weekend of activities with the family, head to the Black Forest in  southwest Germany and start exploring. A better idea: do it on a bicycle. Black Forest on a Bike: Getting Started Begin your adventure with an old iron railway line […]

September 10, 2020 ×

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

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

In its way, Elmstein is as quintessentially German as Neuschwanstein Castle or the Brandenburg Gate. But you won’t find it on any Top 10 lists. Which is good, because Elmstein can be your little secret. And though this little village in the heart of the Palatinate Forest isn’t necessarily an […]

September 3, 2020 ×

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Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Bad Dürkheim

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Bad Dürkheim

If you’re searching for something good, you’ll find it by traveling to Bad Dürkheim. “Bad,” however, might not mean what you think it means. For English speakers, it translates literally as “bath.” In truth, though, “Bad” is closer to “spa” — which means water, healing and tranquility. You’ll find those […]

August 27, 2020 ×

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The Middle Mosel's jaw-dropping beauty always entertains the eye.

Pedal paradise: biking the Mosel River

Story and photos by Krystal White, Contributing writer

We learn many things as children that become a habit once we are adults. Only some of these things make you feel as alive and free as riding your bike. Once we are grown-up, our cars often become a symbol of personal independence and freedom. It is easy to forget how powerful riding a bike can feel. Peddling your way through nature, the speed of life is achieved through a gratifying combination of endurance, terrain and mechanics.

July 3, 2015 ×

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Bicyclists riding at night should ensure they have the properly installed lights.

Bicyclists must obey regulations

With warmer weather the time for bicyclists has come. Before the first ride, the bike should be checked to see if it still is in a good condition and safe.

April 19, 2013 ×