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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 […]

April 2, 2021 ×

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 […]

April 2, 2021 ×

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Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Xtra Special Winter Outdoors Edition

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Xtra Special Winter Outdoors Edition

Whether you love winter or simply endure it until spring arrives, one thing is true: getting outside and active is important for your health during the long, dark months. Fortunately, there is no shortage of excellent outdoor opportunities in Germany. Even during the COVID era — when most close-to-home ski […]

January 29, 2021 ×

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

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

Schönau almost seems like Shangri-la. Every twisting road that leads to the little village deep in the Pfalz forest leads you further and further into what feels like a forgotten valley. When you reach Schönau, nestled against the French border, you also discover that it is very much an outdoor […]

December 11, 2020 ×

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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 […]

November 20, 2020 ×

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

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

During an era in which access to great outdoor settings has become a critical travel criterion, Landau is almost the perfect destination. The large town in the heart of the Pfalz wine region has parks, vineyards, hills, forests, a lovely pedestrian zone and easy access to exotic animals. If you’re […]

October 23, 2020 ×

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

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

In many ways, Jossgrund is similar to most any little village in Germany. It’s small, tidy, tranquil and prosperous. You’ll find red roofs, a church steeple, a gasthaus. You can drive a small winding road through it and be gone in two minutes. But Jossgrund — and the surrounding area […]

October 9, 2020 ×

Lifestyle

Explore Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps

Explore Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps

Looking for a ton of outdoor activities in one spot to keep the whole family busy? Whether you’ve got a week or weekend, you should absolutely consider Berchtesgaden, which is located in the German Alps near the border of Austria. Home to the Berchtesgaden National Park, which offers spectacular views, […]

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 ×