Incredible Israel | A Destination That Wasn’t On Your Bucket List, Until Now

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to visit Israel, the Holy Land?  Israel dates back 3,500 years and is one of the oldest countries and ancient civilizations in the world.  Come see the past and the present:  rare historical sights and modern history. Experiencing Israel just might be a life-changing encounter that will…Read more »

Rothenburg | Ambassadors of Music

Germany’s charming Rothenburg ob der Tauber will be hosting free open-air concerts between June 26 and July 29, 2018.  Performed by talented United States high school students who are participants of the Ambassadors of Music program, the choirs, bands, orchestras, and ensembles will bring their sounds to Rothenburg’s medieval marktplatz for all to enjoy. The…Read more »

Mummelsee in the Black Forest

Mummelsee in the Black Forest | Mermaid Lake Another adventurous gorgeous blue sky day took us to this tranquil lake with nice walking trails just minutes from the Black Forest Panoramic Road. There are many trails to choose from according to your ability level and you could easily spend hours there. Along the paths are…Read more »

Europe’s Largest Spring Festival

Europe’s largest spring festival invites you to celebrate Fruhlingfest! When the days slowly get longer and the temperatures begin to get warmer, the festival season heats up in the state capital of Baden-Württemberg.  We welcome you to the 80th Stuttgart Spring Festival from April 21 to May 13, 2018. The Stuttgart Spring Festival was founded as…Read more »

Hohenzollern Castle | Crown of Swabian Castles

  The Swabian Alb castle of Hohenzollern is the ancestral seat of a German family dynasty.  This castle made of Jurassic limestone and yellow sandstone is located about 30 minutes south of Stuttgart in the Swabian countryside and is open year round.   The first Hohenzollern fortress was built in the 11th century but today’s castle is the third…Read more »

Destination Oktoberfest | Munich, Germany

PLAN AHEAD: Oktoberfest in Munich 2018 Saturday, 22 September (begins at 12:00 Noon) to Sunday, 7 October Oktoberfest!  The one word that easily conjures up visions of dirndl and lederhosen-wearing visitors raising up massive steins of frothy beverages and singing to the top of their lungs. This is Oktoberfest, More than six million visitors attend THE…Read more »