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Explore Metz, France

Explore Metz, France

Story and photos by Susan Melnyk
AdvantiPro online editor

Metz is about an hour away from Ramstein and a great introduction to France’s cuisine and culture. Head there by car or join one of the USO’s tours to the city.

July 4, 2013 ×

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Prague: Enjoy Three Days In This Beautiful Bohemian City

Prague: Enjoy Three Days In This Beautiful Bohemian City

story by Susan Melnyk
Advantipro online editor

Prague is the capital of, and largest city in, the Czech Republic. Although many of us who PCS to Germany don’t necessarily have it on our list of places to see, this Bohemian city will steal your heart if you make the trip.

July 4, 2013 ×

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Service members living in Europe who are expecting visitors should advise them to obtain health care insurance coverage before their visit.

Encourage overseas visitors to include travel insurance on checklist

No one wants to think there could be a medical emergency when they’re on vacation or traveling to visit friends or relatives. But the reality is, some people on vacation end up in European hospitals or require outpatient care on the local economy.

May 23, 2013 ×

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A retiree sits and waits for a Space-A flight May 10 in the Ramstein Passenger Terminal.

Space-A travel bettering quality of life

Each year, active duty and Reserve service members, as well as retirees and dependents, use Space Available as a viable option to commercial travel.

May 17, 2013 ×

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Photos by Meghan Augsburger

The Pont du Gard was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985.

Avignon: historical hotspot of France

Visiting the provence and the French city of Avignon is like experiencing a time warp. Founded on hundreds of years of history, the entire region reflects its ancient heritage through its architecture and culture. One could say it’s a true “Roman holiday.”

April 26, 2013 ×

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Keukenhof opens its doors

Keukenhof opens its doors

With the arrival of spring comes the long awaited opening of the Keukenhof gardens. Located in Lisse, the Netherlands, Keukenhof gardens welcome more than 800,000 visitors from around the world each year.

April 4, 2013 ×

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Strawberry Delights: Festivals across Germany

For information about self-harvesting fields nearby and festivals throughout Germany and Italy, read more.

March 28, 2013 ×

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Spring festivals in Alsace

Just across the border in France lies a tiny region called Alsace that almost feels German: half-timbered houses, rolling hills, a strong wine culture, small villages and words you might recognize.

March 28, 2013 ×

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Seeking Sunny Getaways

Seeking Sunny Getaways

Even poet Goethe felt what most of us do when spring brings rain and chilly weather: Let’s go somewhere nice! Centuries ago, the inhabitants of Northern Europe were drawn to warmer, nicer, more pleasant locations at this time of year.

March 28, 2013 ×

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Photos by Jenna Harrison

The sheer cliffs of the Dolomites turn pink at sunset.

Spring skiing in the Italian Dolomites

The Italian Dolomites are like no place you’ve ever been. Learn more about skiing, hiking and the culinary experiences of this unique area of Italy.

March 28, 2013 ×