Travel & Leisure


Local traditions: Wiesbaden, Mainz to celebrate Fasching

It’s that time of year again.Germany is celebrating its “fifth season” — Fasching or Fastnacht. Get your Halloween costume back out of the closet and get ready to shout “Helau!” as loud as you can.

January 18, 2018 ×
Scout troop celebrates 60 years in Wiesbaden

Scout troop celebrates 60 years in Wiesbaden

Troop 107 hosted a Court of Honor ceremony Sept. 18…

September 20, 2017 ×
Photo by Bill Castro
Walkers hit the trails during Wiesbaden International Wandering Club’s second annual volksmarch held Oct. 31-Nov. 1 in Wiesbaden-Bierstadt. Walkers were able to choose from trails in 6km, 10km and 21km distances.

Take a Hike – Final Edition

This is the final edition of a volksmarch feature that…

July 7, 2017 ×
Photo courtesy of Darren Kluttz
Seventeen U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden personnel, along with 20 local national, were welcomed into the hunting community as Jungjaegers June 2 during a traditional German ceremony known as a Jaegerschlag.

Wiesbaden personnel knighted as hunters

Seventeen U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden personnel were welcomed into the German hunting community as Jungjaegers (young hunters).

July 7, 2017 ×
Take a Hike, June – Nov. 2017

Take a Hike, June – Nov. 2017

After 25 years of writing Take a Hike as a…

June 20, 2017 ×

Take a Hike – May 11

  By Donald Seltzer   Volksmarching Notes After 25 years…

May 11, 2017 ×
Take a Hike – April and May

Take a Hike – April and May

Get to know Germany by taking a hike! There’s a day and distance for every level of experience.

April 27, 2017 ×
Take a Hike – April and May

Take a Hike – April and May

By Donald Seltzer Volksmarching Notes ♦ The calendar for volksmarching…

April 20, 2017 ×