Germany

Explore Germany, from the largest pumpkin festival in the world to the real-life Disney Castle

Things to Do in Cuxhaven, Germany

Travis and I have explored a fair amount of Germany in the last five years, yet we hadn't been to the North Sea coast until this summer. When my birthday rolled around, we debated going to Malta or Cyprus, but despite the newly opened borders, we decided to f...

Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park

Folks who've been following our blog for awhile know that when we first moved to Germany, we found out they have sixteen national parks. We're not hard-core "bucket list" travelers, but we love the outdoors and nature. I admit I decided then that we should vi...

Kayaking the Medem River in Germany

When you think of visiting Germany, paddling is probably not a sport that comes to mind. Few visitors experience its lakes and rivers except from shore. Part of this is simply because it can be difficult finding out where you're allowed to go, where to park w...

Skizentrum Sankt Andreasberg, Skiing for Beginners

Lower Saxony may be pretty, but I gotta say - the mountains are mere mole hills. Moving to central Germany from Switzerland is like having your parents replace your Halloween candy with broccoli; it's harder to enjoy the healthy stuff after feasting on a stead...

Zoo Berlin, A Fantastic Attraction for Animal Fanatics

Zoos are something that always make me feel conflicted. While I hate seeing wild animals in captivity, especially if they seem agitated, I love animals. LOVE them! It's unusual for us to even visit more than one zoo in a year, but during our recent trip to Ber...