Between Christmas and New Year's, the kids are off from school, friends or family are visiting, and the gang’s itching to get out of the house. Where can everyone enjoy a good day out? Here are some ideas for those based in Germany.
• Garmisch-Partenkirchen: The favorite Alpine playground of many Americans hosts the International Jura City-Biathlon Friday, an event that takes the competitors through the middle of town, to the delight of the crowds that will gather to watch them pass. This free event kicks off at 5 p.m. Learn more at http://tinyurl.com/l8r58ql.