#1793 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH This weekend has gone by really fast, even in weekend standard; especially considering that I did not have any weekend trip abroad this weekend. Here is what happened… *** On Saturday morning, I went to Den Haag with my main agenda of getting a haircut. You know, my vacation month is coming soon so…

#1792 – My Last Full Week

ENGLISH This (working)-week was the last week of mine where I was fully employed by TU Delft. As of now, I only have three full working days left. It is surreal how things are moving really fast and somehow I am already at the really, really end of my contract! On Wednesday, my salary was paid and…

#1791 – Heatwave and (Almost) A New Academic Year

ENGLISH This is pretty much the headline here in the Netherlands this week: 😲😲😲😲😲 Yes, there is a warning of extreme heat!! 😱😱😱😱😱 Yes, we are, currently, being struck by a heatwave causing the temperature to be really hot at the moment. Okay, still in the low 30s (Celsius), though, but still, it has been…

#1790 – Four Saving-Money Tips in Geneva

ENGLISH Posts in the A Weekend In Geneva series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights 3. Part II: Geneva *** It is no secret that Switzerland is an “expensive” country to visit (well unless you are from an even more expensive country). So understandably many (budget) travelers would avoid visiting it. From my weekend trip…

#1789 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH As my Instagram (@azilko) followers would have known, and I have actually mentioned this in my previous post too, though, I went on another AvGeek Weekend Trip yesterday 🙂 . This time, though, the route was a little bit more down to earth where I flew Amsterdam – Paris CDG and then Paris ORY…

#1788 – Six Years in Europe

ENGLISH This day six years ago, I officially stepped my feet in Europe for the first time ever in my life after I cleared the Dutch immigration to start my Master study in TU Delft. Ever since then, I have lived in this country famous for its cheese and windmills. The sixth year in retrospect My sixth year…

#1787 – September 2016: My Sabbatical Month

ENGLISH The Background In (literally) two weeks, my PhD contract is going to end while I will start my new job in October. I deliberately arranged it like this so I can take the entire September off and give zero f* about the world. You know, after a long period of continuous stressful working life, it…