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The World’s Best-Loved Passion Play: Oberammergau's Legacy



In 2022 you can watch the Oberammergau Passion Play, a once-in-a-decade performance put on by a tiny German village perched high in the Bavarian Alps. You’ll see a cast of thousands of local children, adults, and animals reenact the final days of Christ’s life in an elaborate tradition dating back nearly 400 years.

It is the oldest, most famous, and most popular Passion Play in the world. The play is expected to draw over half a million people across its 103 shows scheduled for 2022.




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Topics: Europe, Oberammergau


Historic Summer Celebrations



Summer is a popular time for celebrations and festivals, some of which have long and intriguing histories. Whether you’re traveling through Europe, exploring the Caribbean, or touring the Rocky Mountains, you’ll have opportunity to take part in these historic festivals—if you’re in the right place at the right time. 




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Topics: Oberammergau


Top Girlfriend Getaways



Time with your family is a great way to spend a vacation, and a romantic getaway is certainly a must…but sometimes what you need most is one-on-one time with your BFFs. A Girls Weekend isn’t just fun, it’s essential to maintaining your friendships. From Old World villages to beachside retreats, museum hopping to holiday celebrations, we’ve got some incredible ways for you to reconnect and enjoy time with your girlfriends:




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Topics: Planning a Vacation, Europe, Rose Parade, Senior Travel, Oberammergau


The Story of Sisi: Austrian Monarch and World Traveler




Empress Elisabeth of Austria was more than just a royal, she was a world traveler, a gifted poet, a keen athlete, and a true individual. Restless with her dull married life at court, she would often holiday for long stretches in Corfu, Madeira and Venice. When things grew distant with her husband, Franz Joseph, she would escape to exotic destinations like Morocco, Algeria, Malta, Egypt and Turkey. Soon her adventures grew to be more than a mere distraction from the realities of life in Sisi’s, as she was called, gilded cage; they became a source of joy and the foundation of her legend.




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Topics: Oberammergau