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Wilhelma Zoo, Stuttgart

Wilhelma Zoo: Awesome Any Time, but Best in the Rain CONTRIBUTED BY LUCY BLANEY One of my absolute favorite foul weather destinations is the Wilhelma Zoo in Stuttgart. I know that the zoo in inclement weather sounds like a real bummer, but it’s actually the best way to see it. No crowds, no overwhelming heat, […]

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Dampfnudeln Recipe

CONTRIBUTED BY EVA GOLD The name is rather misleading. The words Dampf (steam) and nudeln (noodles) don’t seem to do this traditional southern German dessert dish justice. I have come up with my own Dampfnudel recipe, based on the traditional sweet dish, which comes with vanilla sauce or compote. I like to add a touch […]

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Cruise Parking in Barcelona

CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE Are you thinking of driving to the port the next time you take a cruise? We’ve done it a few times here in Europe. At Venice we were able to drive right up to the dock and park within a block of our cruise ship. We recently drove to Barcelona and […]

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Fifteen Ways You Can Help Foster Your Child’s German Acquisition

CONTRIBUTED BY KARI MARTINDALE One of the reasons my husband and I accepted a PCS to Germany was so that our young daughter Sequoia would have the opportunity to acquire German as a second language. When we arrived, she was five. Immersing her in German and surrounding her with the culture was of utmost importance […]

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Burritos in Berlin: Dolores

CONTRIBUTED BY SHANNON MILLER If you're an American expat living in Europe, you've probably noticed that good Mexican and Tex-Mex places are pretty rare. I'm talkin sparkly unicorn having a picnic with Nessie rare. Germans just don't seem to understand what Mexican food is supposed to be. You'll get a "burrito" with eggplant and green […]

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Wilhelma Zoo, Stuttgart

18 April 2014

Wilhelma Zoo: Awesome Any Time, but Best in the Rain CONTRIBUTED BY LUCY BLANEY One of my absolute favorite foul weather destinations is the Wilhelma Zoo in Stuttgart. I know that the zoo in inclement weather sounds like a real bummer, but it’s actually the best way to see it. No crowds, no overwhelming heat, […]

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Dampfnudeln Recipe

16 April 2014

CONTRIBUTED BY EVA GOLD The name is rather misleading. The words Dampf (steam) and nudeln (noodles) don’t seem to do this traditional southern German dessert dish justice. I have come up with my own Dampfnudel recipe, based on the traditional sweet dish, which comes with vanilla sauce or compote. I like to add a touch […]

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Cruise Parking in Barcelona

14 April 2014

CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE Are you thinking of driving to the port the next time you take a cruise? We’ve done it a few times here in Europe. At Venice we were able to drive right up to the dock and park within a block of our cruise ship. We recently drove to Barcelona and […]

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Fifteen Ways You Can Help Foster Your Child’s German Acquisition

11 April 2014

CONTRIBUTED BY KARI MARTINDALE One of the reasons my husband and I accepted a PCS to Germany was so that our young daughter Sequoia would have the opportunity to acquire German as a second language. When we arrived, she was five. Immersing her in German and surrounding her with the culture was of utmost importance […]

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Posted in German Language, Parenting Wisdom0 Comments

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Burritos in Berlin: Dolores

09 April 2014

CONTRIBUTED BY SHANNON MILLER If you're an American expat living in Europe, you've probably noticed that good Mexican and Tex-Mex places are pretty rare. I'm talkin sparkly unicorn having a picnic with Nessie rare. Germans just don't seem to understand what Mexican food is supposed to be. You'll get a "burrito" with eggplant and green […]

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Posted in Berlin, Open on Sunday, Restaurants, Vegetarian0 Comments

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Therme-Erding

07 April 2014

CONTRIBUTED BY KARI MARTINDALE Recently we headed to Therme-Erding, a spa and indoor water park located in Erding, a small town outside of Munich. We stayed at a local hotel, but the spa itself is constructing an on-site hotel due to open this summer. Indoor water oases are a good winter break, or perhaps just […]

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Posted in Bavaria, Indoor Activities, Kids Activities, Open on Sunday, Pools2 Comments

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PCS Binder

05 April 2014

CONTRIBUTED BY TIFFANY WHEELER Anytime you move, it helps to be organized. When you move once a year, it is essential. Living the Army life, I knew it would come with its fair share of moving. For us, though, it has meant 4 moves in under 4 years and I think by now I’ve gotten […]

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To the Dandelions

03 April 2014

Note: April is the Month of the Military Child. To help kick it off we are reposting an article that was originally posted last year at this time.  CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE To the Dandelions, Being a child in the military family can be rough! Not too many other families give up Mom, Dad, or […]

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Posted in Military Life, OY, Parenting Wisdom1 Comment

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Feengrotten (Fairy Grottoes)

28 March 2014

CONTRIBUTED BY KARI MARTINDALE Spring and summer are approaching and we’re all starting to think about fun weekend getaways with the kids. This past August, just before school started, my family took a last-minute weekend getaway to Thüringen, a wooded state in central Germany. There, we visited the Feengrotten and adjoining Feenweltchen. It’s a great […]

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Posted in Kids Activities, Open on Sunday, Thuringia4 Comments

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Zum Storchennest (Stork’s Nest) Restaurant, Bann

26 March 2014

CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Germany, eat as the Germans do! If you are in the KMC area and looking to eat as the Germans do, you might want to try the Stork’s Nest restaurant in Bann (near Landstuhl). You will find a nice variety of […]

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