Culture & Leisure

Using public transportation in Germany

Using public transportation in Germany

Public transport is an ideal way to travel in Germany and throughout Europe.

June 26, 2020 ×
Pedestrian or "Fussgänger" zones can be found in many cities and towns throughout Germany and usually offer a variety of specialty stores and retail outlets. The larger the pedestrian zone, the larger the variety of shopping, and Stuttgart's Königstrasse, pictured here, is one of the largest and most popular shopping streets in Germany. - Photo by Thinkstockphotos.com

Learn to shop like a local

Upon arrival to Europe one of the first things many like to do is get out and do some shopping.

June 16, 2020 ×
Mannfred Hähnle, master butcher and proprietor of Hähnle Butcher and Catering in Böblingen, displays a tray overflowing with smoked sausages, bratwursts and the local regional favorite, Seitenwurst, which is very similar to the frankfurter.— Photo by Greg Jones, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs Office.

How to eat and drink like a local in Stuttgart

German regions each boast their own unique cuisine and pride themselves on certain foods or dishes.

June 11, 2020 ×
The common coot is a familiar sight

The common coot is a familiar sight

The common coot is a familiar sight as it runs across freshwater ponds and lakes.

March 11, 2020 ×
Carlover's dreams come true at Motorworld with mint-condition classics.

Motorworld: A million dollar day out

A cross between a museum, garage, car dealership and conference center, everything in Motorworld is either an exhibit, a repair or for sale.

February 11, 2020 ×
AFRICOM FRG hosts a Read Across America event March 7, 2017 on Kelley Barracks. Photo by Rhea Hefner.

PES to host ‘Read Across America’ events

PES will host events on Feb. 12, 13 and another March 2 that tie into “Read Across America Day.”

February 11, 2020 ×
Celebrate Fasching, Deutschland’s ‘5th season’

Celebrate Fasching, Deutschland’s ‘5th season’

Fasching will be celebrated from Feb.20 to Feb. 25 with fests, parades, music and many “foolish” events.

February 6, 2020 ×
Germany’s famous square chocolate bars are just a short drive away

Germany’s famous square chocolate bars are just a short drive away

Like chocolate? Think it’s a food group? f you’re looking to indulge, take a short drive to Waldenbuch.

January 13, 2020 ×
Chaplains: Enjoying the holidays in Germany

Chaplains: Enjoying the holidays in Germany

“Of all the places I’ve lived in the past ten years, Germany resembles home the most.”

December 18, 2019 ×
Celebrate the holidays with USO

Celebrate the holidays with USO

The USO stands ready to make your holidays happier.

December 12, 2019 ×
Here are the Christmas markets for 2019

Here are the Christmas markets for 2019

On your marks … get set … GO! to the local Christmas markets.

November 27, 2019 ×
National Day of Mourning commemorations this weekend

National Day of Mourning commemorations this weekend

Volkstrauertag, the National Day of Mourning, will be observed Nov. 16 and 17.

November 14, 2019 ×
Panzer Exchange

Exchange giving away more than $25,000 in prizes in three holiday sweepstakes

AAFES is giving shoppers the chance to win more than $25,000 in prizes this holiday season in three military-exclusive sweepstakes.

October 31, 2019 ×
Garrison commander offers Halloween safety tips

Garrison commander offers Halloween safety tips

Keeping safety in mind will make this Halloween a howling-good time.

October 22, 2019 ×
Auditions coming for ‘Charlie Brown’

Auditions coming for ‘Charlie Brown’

Happiness is great musical theatre!

October 15, 2019 ×