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Any special events going on in early August?
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I’m hoping to go to Europe for about 2 1/2 weeks the summer of 2011, from the very end of July to almost halfway through August. I’ll be going with two friends (we’ll be 18-19 years old) and I was wondering about any special festivals or events that will be going on that we should try to see.

So far we’re thinking of going to Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, and probably Florence, Munich or Berlin, and London. I also think Brussels sounds really cool. Is there anything going on near any of these places?

Also, on an unrelated note, what is the point of the eurotrip points? I can’t figure it out.

I am traveling for 16 days
Rome, Florence, Munich, Paris, Brussels, Bruges, Amsterdam
Requesting help with Transport, Hostels, Budget, Itinerary, Nightlife, Sights
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For the points, maybe this will help.
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I’m still a little confused – do i redeem the points for something?

and thanks for the whatsonwhen link!

I am traveling for 16 days
Rome, Florence, Munich, Paris, Brussels, Bruges, Amsterdam
Requesting help with Transport, Hostels, Budget, Itinerary, Nightlife, Sights
Cil
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quaker11 wrote:
I’m still a little confused – do i redeem the points for something?

From the link:
At the base level, this is a replacement of the normal ‘posts’ or ‘reputation’ numbers in most forums.
I suppose you redeem them for that fleeting internet feel-good buzz, as well as the long-term satisfaction of contributing to backpacker travel.