#2200 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH As my Instagram (@azilko) followers know, I went on a weekend trip this weekend. Because it is Fall here in the Northern Hemisphere, I went to: Yeah, Madrid! Actually my decision to go to Madrid this time around stemmed in July when Routesonline noted that Air Europa would operate one of their twice daily…

#2199 – A Couple of Recent Stories

ENGLISH Rain and Tennis In general I consider myself being quite lucky weather-wise in relation to my weekly tennis lesson. Quite often the weather sucks during the day (typical Fall) but turns alright (as in not raining at the very least (yeah I have such a low threshold for the Dutch Fall weather 😛 ))…

#2198 – Star Trek The Original Series (A Follow-Up)

ENGLISH A few months ago I decided to start watching Star Trek The Original Series (TOS) from the 1960s, and I have shared how I was impressed by this classic series. Actually, at the time I was only still halfway through season one and so the impression I got was solely based on this part of…

#2196 – November and Fall

ENGLISH Now that it is November, we are pretty much deep into this year’s Fall, a season which I normally enjoy the least, haha 😛 . The season this year has been pretty much as how Fall has always been in this country. A lot, lot, lot of cloud and rain which results in generally…

#2195 – Photo Tales (50)

ENGLISH Photo #108 So I went to a supermarket nearby my hotel just after arriving in New York. And I saw the above there! Yep, packages of stroopwafels. I found it funny that I had just travelled all the way from Amsterdam that day (with all the dramas) only to find stroopwafels in New York…

#2194 – A DST Weekend

ENGLISH This Sunday was the end of the Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Europe. This was the better DST for me because … the day was 25 hours in length (because the clock was moved back one hour at 3 AM to 2 AM in the morning). Yeay!! 😀 The weekend itself was quite uneventful,…

#2193 – The Big Three Oh Trip (Part VII: The National Mall)

ENGLISH Posts in the Big Three Oh Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights Drama 3. Part II: Premium Economy to New York 4. Part III: New York 5. Part IV: The 2018 US Open 6. Part V: New York Attractions 7. Part VI: Washington D.C. 8. Part VII: The National Mall 9….