#1944 – End of June

ENGLISH Oh wow it is the end of June already! The start of the month felt like just yesterday but of course it wasn’t and, as usual, time flew by really fast. Overall June has been a good month for me here. First of all, the Dutch weather turned out to be, in general, surprisingly great, haha…

#1943 – Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS (Part II: Bremen)

ENGLISH Posts in the Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Lyon 3. Part II: Bremen 4. Part III: Thalys and Paris 5. Part IV: Roland Garros 2017 Getting to/from Bremen To get to Bremen, I transitted in Paris, haha 😆 . Even, I actually spent a night there where I arrived…

#1942 – When I Got Locked Out

ENGLISH Aside from being the longest day of the year, this year’s summer solstice was also an “unusual” day for me due to an incident that occurred in the morning that day. I am sure you can guess what the incident was just by the title of this post. Yeah, I got locked out of…

#1941 – Summer Solstice 2017

ENGLISH This Wednesday was the summer solstice this year, i.e. the longest day of the year. You see, one feature of summer that I really like is the longer days. And this Wednesday was the peak for that, when it looked like this at 10:30 PM: Since then, the days are getting shorter and shorter…

#1940 – My Transport Card

ENGLISH With me moving to Amsterdam, you would probably think my commuting cost would also be cheaper now given that I live in the same city as where I work. Actually it is the contrary, I pay more for transportation now than when I still lived in Delft! Haha 😆 . You see, obviously my office…

#1939 – Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS (Part I: Lyon)

ENGLISH Posts in the Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Lyon 3. Part II: Bremen 4. Part III: Thalys and Paris 5. Part IV: Roland Garros 2017 Getting to/from Lyon Obviously, I chose not to fly direct to Lyon, haha. In fact, on both ways I had a transit at Paris-CDG….

#1938 – Some Rest!!

ENGLISH I am glad that it is weekend already now, because I do need some rest! Haha 😆 . It turned out that going on three weekend trips on three consecutive weekends was also quite physically taxing, especially that I still worked during the weekdays before, in between, and after those trips, haha. So I…

#1937 – Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS (Introduction)

ENGLISH So you know, in the last three weeks I had three weekend trips in three consecutive weekends: Lyon, then Bremen, then Paris, haha. So I was thinking of wrapping these three trips under one “theme”, and what I came up with was “Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS” series 😛 . Posts in the Early Summer…