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My Travels in Europe Series#07 Travel to Vatican City, Italy #St. Peter’s Basilica & St. Peter’s Square

My Travels in Europe Series#07 Travel to Vatican City, Italy #St. Peter’s Basilica & St. Peter’s Square

Vatican City, Italy #St. Peter’s Basilica & St. Peter’s Square St. Peter’s Square at Vatican City, Italy is the main tourist attraction with St. Peter’s Basilica as the most visited attraction in the Vatican. When we arrived in Rome, Italy our tour started at the Vatican City and we stayed at a hotel right at […]

My Travels in Europe Series #06 Travel to Rome, Italy #Roman Colosseum

My Travels in Europe Series #06 Travel to Rome, Italy #Roman Colosseum

Travel to Rome, Italy #Roman  Colosseum We have arrived in Rome and checked in our hotel after a few days at the Vatican where we visited the St. Peter’s Basilica at the famous St. Peter’s Square. The whole day was spent visiting the different sights in Rome starting with the Roman Colosseum. The Roman Colosseum […]

My Travels in Europe Series #05 Gardens and Park of Château de Versailles, France

My Travels in Europe Series #05 Gardens and Park of Château de Versailles, France

Gardens and Park of Château de Versailles, France (B/W Only) When I visited the Gardens and Park of the Château de Versailles in France, I ran out of colour films and I only have Black and White spare rolls of films left. So I didn’t want to buy any more colour films due to exorbitant […]

My Travels in Europe Series #04 Travel to Paris, France

My Travels in Europe Series #04 Travel to Paris, France

My Travel to Paris, France   Eiffel Tower in Paris (My Watercolour Painting) On the synopsis of my vacation to Europe I blogged about Paris, the City of Lights. Here’s an excerpt from that blog: “Synopsis of my vacation to Europe” “Paris, France. After visiting Lourdes for two days, I went back to Paris to […]

My Travels in Europe Series #03 The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes

My Travels in Europe Series #03 The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes

Pilgrimage to Lourdes, France #The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes This is the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, here on the same spot that the Blessed Virgin Mary showed in an apparition most of the miracles happened; when the sick are cured, the blinds can see and the cripple can walk, they leave […]

My Travels in Europe Series #02 My Pilgrimage

My Travels in Europe Series #02 My Pilgrimage

My Pilgrimage to Lourdes, France #The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes This is the sanctuary of the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes. When you enter the Gates of the Sanctuary you will see first of all the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on the hill with two winding walkways that leads to the […]

My Travels in Europe Series #01 Lourdes, France

My Travels in Europe Series #01 Lourdes, France

 My Travel to Lourdes, France A personal thoughts, travel blog about my own Pilgrimage to Lourdes, France.  It’s about my visit to the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, attending  most of the activities at the sanctuary, the masses, the vigils, the blessings and the candlelight processions, singing Ave Maria and talking about my experiences from […]

Travel on a real or unreal budget?

Travel on a real or unreal budget?

Travel on a real or unreal budget? Whenever I plan to travel I always consider an estimated budget for that planned trip. Expenses for the round trip airfare plane tickets, passport/visa fees, the food expenses and daily allowance. After I have saved enough money and then some for the entire trip, that’s when I start […]

Synopsis of My European Vacation Holiday

Synopsis of My European Vacation Holiday

Synopsis of My Vacation to Europe Paris, France.  After visiting Lourdes for two days, I went back to Paris to start my vacation. When I arrived at the Charles de Gaulle Airport, I took a taxi to the Hotel Concorde La Fayette, where I booked an extra day stay before the start of my tour […]

You do not need to take a career break to travel

You do not need to take a career break to travel

Do you really need a career break to enjoy travelling? So many of us want to travel and leave our careers behind to take a break but unless you really don’t like your career or your job then do you think that the idea of travel break really matters? I did travel and stay focus […]