Burg Trifels

Chasing Jewels and Kings at Burg Trifels CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER LIDOWSKI Every once in a while, my kids aren’t instantly excited about visiting a museum, historic site, or castle.  Sometimes, they just want to spend a day at home.  My husband and I have a hard time letting a free day go to waste, though. … Continue reading Burg Trifels

Schloss Lohr

Schloss Lohr, Snow White's Castle CONTRIBUTED BY: ALEXIS TUCKER In a charming little town called Lohr there is a yellow castle called Schloss Lohr that sits staring over the town. This castle isn’t just an ordinary castle though. My husband & I visited the castle because I am obsessed with fairytales and this castle is known … Continue reading Schloss Lohr

Photo of the Week: Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER LIDOWSKI Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte, or the World Cultural Heritage Site Völklingen Ironworks, is located in Saarland within an hour drive from the Kaiserslautern area. Völklinger Hütte was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, making it the first industrial complex to get that distinction and marking the moment when industry became a recognized … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte