The flags of Normandie and France flying at Mont Saint-Michel. . #normandie #normandietourisme #montsaintmichel #visitfrance #castle #abbey #normandy #igersnormandie #wanderlust A photo posted by Germany Ja! (@germany.ja) on Jul 7, 2016 at 8:03am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js Follow us on Instagram: @Germany.Ja Learn more about traveling to Normandy here on Germany Ja.
CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER LIDOWSKI Since moving to Germany, I’ve found it easy to overlook some American holidays and traditions. Long holiday weekends with days off from school and work allow for trips that can’t easily be taken during short weekends. I want to be careful, though, that I don’t forget to honor some of the … Continue reading Lorraine American Cemetery
CONTRIBUTED BY TEANNA SIDLES In November 2014, we took a trip with Explore Europe Travel to France. It was our second trip with them, our first long weekend trip though. It was a combined trip with a day in Normandy and Honfleur, and 2 days in Paris. We arrived bright an early in Normandy Saturday Morning. We … Continue reading Normandy, France
CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE Note this article was previously published, but has been updated for the 2015 season. Enjoy! Strasbourg, France is known as the Noel Capital and has held a Christmas Market since 1570. I’ll take those as two good signs that it is a market worth seeing! And the experience did not disappoint! … Continue reading Strasbourg Christmas Market
CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE; Photo credit and 2015-2016 season update by Katey Gigstead. Note: Since 2011 Disney chooses different places in Europe to host ice sculpture exhibition. Here is the scoop for November 2015 - January 2016. Raise your hand if you love Star Wars! Not into ewoks but love yourself a good Disney Princess? This year there … Continue reading Disney-Pixar & Star Wars Ice Sculptures
CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON While visiting Wissembourg and Colmar, we saw pamphlets for "Montagne Des Signes" or "Mountain of Monkeys". The nearby town of Kintzheim sits in the middle of both areas we have previously visited, so we decided to visit. It takes about 3 hours to get there from Kaiserslautern depending on traffic. Arriving … Continue reading "Montagne des Signes" Monkey Mountain