"Because we were travelling I was always checking my bag to see the ring was still there before I fell asleep at night," Mr Rudd, a Sydney-based lawyer said.
Much to his parents' delight, Mr Rudd finally did "the knee thing" one evening in Prague.
"It was very romantic," Ms Shafruddin said.
The engagement was announced on Twitter by proud mother Therese Rein early on Friday morning.he was "sick to death" of these itinerants on the street. "The fun will be over for these parasites on the very day we get a Country Liberal government in the Territory," he said.