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Everyone has his own dreams and wishes. I also do the same. In fact, some of my dreams and wishes are slowly coming true. If you work hard for it, you can simply achieve it! Hard work and perseverance is always the key of reaching your dreams.

I still have one wish that I am hoping to come true this year. I wish to watch a live orchestra or opera show in Europe. Whether it is in the London Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Rome Philharmonic Orchestra, etcetera, anywhere in Europe would do for me, as long as I experience it live. Read more… »

I believed many of you had already booked their trip to Munich. In fact, millions of people from around the planet every year are flocking to this famous event to witness this German or I would rather say Bavarian culture and tradition.

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Bird’s eye view of the Oktoberfest from the Ferris wheel, my favorite ride when going to  German festivals like these.

Oktoberfest is held annually in this are called Theresienwiese in Munich. It is a 16- to 18-day folk festival running from mid or late September to the first weekend in October. The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture, having been held since 1810. Read more… »

It is time to be backed here and give you a little update! How are you doing folks? Are you currently having the time of your life? I hope so. I can’t complain at the moment but I just wish that I am in the other side of the world right now. If traveling is only for free, I will surely visit every corner of this beautiful planet.

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Let’s go back to the main topic. I am already missing a lot of fun this summer. Since I work full time, I don’t have so much time anymore to enjoy the festivals going around in Europe especially here in Germany. At the moment, some fairs are going on in the nearby towns and cities. Read more… »

This is the perfect time of the year to travel in Europe. If you love to see and witness any festivals, there are a lot going on at the moment. Whether you are going to Germany, England, Belgium, Austria, France and other cities and countries in Europe, you can always experience any festivities going around.

These summer festivals are quite great choices;

1. Tomorrowland in Belgium
2. Glastonbury Festival in England
3. Sziget Festival in Hungary
4. Colours of Ostrava in Czech Republic and a lot more Read more… »

For some fun and entertainment, it is a must to go out with family and friends going to a festival like the one we are having in the area right now. Today is Friday so after work, I have to go grocery shopping and ran some errands. I also went to the doctor and after everything were finished, I decided to drive back home. In one of the grocery stores where I always go for shopping, I met a friend who invited me to go with her in the “volksfest”, a German word for people’s fair or festival. Read more… »

Proposing is a magical moment for you and your partner. You are showing them how much you love them. And that you are ready to spend the rest of your life with them. When you decide you are ready to propose to your partner, you need to decide where and when to do it. It’s great to make it a unique experience that you both won’t forget. Here are five exciting proposal ideas that will make your partner so happy.

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At her Birthday Party

This one is definitely great if she loves to be surrounded by a lot of people. Read more… »

Yes, Fasching or carnival season is here again especially in the German-speaking countries like in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. I was watching some Fasching or carnival shows  in a Germany television awhile ago and I was quite entertain with it. I actually love it better when I see it in person.

As you know this season is also the season to have fun. One reason why I love witnessing Fasching or Carnival parade in Germany is watching the street entertainers especially the musicians who are performing with their musical instruments like portable keyboard, guitars, drums, cymbals and more. If you witness any carnival parade in Germany or any countries celebrating it, you will surely have fun!

Carnival snapshots to be posted soon! Don’t miss watching this event when you are in Germany.

It was a wonderful day despite the cloudy weather in Budweis, known as České Budějovice in Czech language. Visiting the largest city in the South Bohemian Region as well as its political and commercial capital was a lot of fun. I did enjoyed my walk in the area especially at the Ottokar II Square where the Christmas market is currently held.

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The building with the 3 towers is the Town Hall with its murals and bronze gargoyles, and the 16th century Black Tower (“Černá věž”).

One of the things, I love when visiting an event like this is to taste its local foods. I tasted a lot that time. I enjoyed watching and listening to the choir who performed that day.  Read more… »

Hey folks! How things going on out there? I hope everything is fine and under control. I can’t complain at the moment as the things are doing good for me and I am thankful about it. I just wish that I am somewhere out there, exploring places.

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The pool deck at the cruise ship.

Back to the cruise trip I did last spring time. I can say, it was a wonderful  cruise  and I experienced a lot of  islands and places in Greece including Turkey. I also met new friends and two of them are from my home country who are  currently living  in Germany. Read more… »

Summer time is almost here! I am so glad that the weather is getting friendlier the past days. No more sub-zero temperature in our area and most of the times, I can already wear t’shirts outside  whether  I go for  walk or  do some gardening.  I simply love spring and summer  too!

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Participants and musicians during the parade  at the  Samba Festival in Coburg during our visit last year.

Summer time also means festival time especially in Germany. If you happen to witness the Samba festival in Coburg, you will surely have fun. This Bavarian city is referred to as “Europe’s Capital of Samba.” In 2014, the Festival was pleased to be awarded the title “Best Samba event outside Brazil”, from the Edison Carneiro Prize. Read more… »

 

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Traveling has always been her passion. Ruby wants to share her travels, adventures and personal experiences in Europe and maybe from around the world. The reason why Europe Travel Pad was created. Discover Europe virtually through this blog and travel with her as the journey goes on.

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