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Gangelt is the town about 7K from us down the road that many of you probably drive by on a daily basis to get to the base. It’s easy to drive through the cramped main street and not really think about the town, but it’s worth a stop. If you have some time to stop […]

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Bis Bis or Rd4 Locations

One treasured tidbit of knowledge that many local spouses seek is the location of the infamous Rd4 (also known as Bis Bis) stores. These Dutch junk shops resemble our Goodwill without the charitable donations. In the back of most stores you’ll see large bins where locals will drive up and dump their stuff. Loving IKEA […]

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Sporting Goods Stores

The #1 place that comes up in conversation when you need anything for sports – from soccer to horseback riding, camping to water sports, is Decathlon. It’s known to be HUGE and have decent prices.  They are a chain all over Europe and very dangerous… i.e.  a man without a budget may come out with […]

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Costume Shop

For Carnival and Halloween, this place is costume shop is the biggest in the area. Many costume shops have seasonal hours, closing completely between Carnival and Halloween. Der karnevalswierts stays open all year. It’s worth going to just to see what they have. Parking is easy. There is parking right in front, or you can […]

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