Are there things to do around city? Yes there are tons of things to do in the cities places to go. I wasn't at Landstuhl but i had great fun. There are castles and tons of entertainment that's cheap. Get your traveling passport which is different before your Military passport. How's the weather? It's hella cold. I know there will be a lot of injured soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan so maybe a lot of critical care cases. Was it stressful? it can be stressful at every military facility depending on what area you work in. Did you feel lost? sort of lost at first but people help you. Did people help you? Are the native people there friendly? yes, very as long as you try to learn their language and follow their rules. do they speak English? for the most part. Do I have to learn how to speak German or is English good enough? You don't have to but it's highly recomendded. Is housing easily available and is it affordable? How about the cost of living there? I know the Euro is more than the American dollar. Will I have enough time to travel through Europe while working as an Army nurse?Yeppers How about a car? you should get one when you get there andd make sure it's American Speced Do I need to buy a car? you should a little off topic, but are Mercedes or BMW's cheaper there? yes, it's a great thing too./ Is there anything else that I should know? have fun, relax, and welcome to the military. You are going to have a ton of new experiences adn special relationships and bonds that no civilian will ever understand. Anything that I need to steer clear of? the list of places they tell you not to go is a good start. Shopping too much, and all the guys who want to marry you the day after they meet you.