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Oberammergau Passion Play – 10 Facts & Tips

If you wish to attend a once-in-ten-year event and enjoy the pastoral scenes of Bavaria in Germany, plan to attend the Passion Play at Oberammergau. What is this famous event all about? Here are some quick facts about this historic play:

Oberammergau Passion Play – 10 Facts & Tips2019-04-17T18:38:34+00:00

The Quaint Town of Rüdesheim am Rhine

A popular stopping spot for any Rhine River cruise is Rüdesheim, or Rüdesheim am Rhine, located at the eastern bank of the Rhine Gorge not far from the Lorelei. It is surrounded by vineyards and lies below the towering Niederwald.

The Quaint Town of Rüdesheim am Rhine2019-03-20T14:04:19+00:00

Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

The first thing you should probably know about Dun Laoghaire, if  you are a visitor, is how to pronounce the name of this seaside town, situated about 12 kilometers and a short train ride, from Dublin.

Dun Laoghaire, Ireland2019-02-21T15:10:29+00:00

Romantic Santorini

Ask most anyone who has been to Santorini and they will invariably refer to it as the most beautiful vacation spot they have ever visited. “Heaven on earth”, is a frequent comment. It is the perfect place to propose, get married, renew vows or enjoy an unforgettable honeymoon.

Romantic Santorini2019-01-22T20:21:40+00:00

Don’t Miss These 3 World-Famous Markets

One activity most travelers engage in when visiting other countries is shop. Even the tourist with the most antipathy to shopping can’t resist a token item to remind them of their journey. And at the opposite end...

Don’t Miss These 3 World-Famous Markets2018-12-19T19:49:50+00:00

Visit Brit TV & Movie Locations

Here are some of the places seen on screen, big and little, in the last few years and filmed in Britain or Ireland.

Visit Brit TV & Movie Locations2018-11-27T20:47:50+00:00

3 Fun European Festivals

Carnival Masks, Venice (Image: Pixabay) 3 FUN EUROPEAN FESTIVALS There are hundreds of festivities celebrated throughout Europe and if you are lucky in the timing of your travels, you may be able to attend one whether by design or by happenstance. For instance, many folks travel specifically to [...]

3 Fun European Festivals2018-11-27T20:48:58+00:00

Victoria Falls

If it is your dream to go on safari in Africa, one side trip of any safari you should not miss is a visit to Victoria Falls. The great explorer David Livingstone set out in 1855 in response to a rumor of a magnificent waterfall. He journeyed down the Zambezi River ...

Victoria Falls2018-09-27T15:22:47+00:00

Rome, Italy: Tips & Advice

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience when in Rome. You will, in all probability, wish to see the usual tourist favorites: the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Vatican and the Colosseum.

Rome, Italy: Tips & Advice2018-08-22T13:36:59+00:00

Enchanting Strasbourg, France

One visits many memorable cities whilst on a Rhine River cruise, but a personal favorite is Strasbourg in France. Its name does not sound French but like many border cities, it has a very ‘To and Fro" past. A guide on a boat tour ...

Enchanting Strasbourg, France2018-07-23T15:11:23+00:00