#2038 – 2017 In Review

ENGLISH Previous years posts: 1. 2008 2. 2011 3. 2012 4. 2013 5. 2014 6. 2015 7. 2016 The year of 2017 has been a big one in my life, with a couple of life achievements I reached throughout the year. As the year is coming to an end soon, here is a post summarizing…

#2037 – 2017 In The Air

ENGLISH Just like in 2015 and 2016, I am going to recap my flying activities this year 😛 . In terms of the number of flights, I broke a personal record this year with 67 flights, breaking last year’s record of 57 🙈. Though distance-wise, I only travelled a little bit further at 48,695 miles (78,367…

#2036 – November 2017 Indonesia Trip (Part V: Solo)

ENGLISH Posts in the November 2017 Indonesia Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to Indonesia 3. Part II: Jakarta 4. Part III: Yogyakarta 5. Part IV: The Wedding 6. Part V: Solo 7. Part VI: Back to Europe It happened that my good friend (whom I met during my one day stay in…

#2035 – Some Side Star Trek Stories

ENGLISH So you know this Fall I was following the new Star Trek: Discovery and remarathoning Star Trek: Voyager. Of course I use Netflix for both series; and you know Netflix comes with the cool language options feature. Here are a couple about this feature which I found … amusing! So as you see in…

#2034 – November 2017 Indonesia Trip (Part IV: The Wedding)

ENGLISH Posts in the November 2017 Indonesia Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to Indonesia 3. Part II: Jakarta 4. Part III: Yogyakarta 5. Part IV: The Wedding 6. Part V: Solo 7. Part VI: Back to Europe This was the story of my brother’s wedding day from my point of view. D-1…

#2033 – 2017 Year End Trip (The Destination)

ENGLISH This year, it turns out I am going on another big trip at year end!! Yeay!! 😀 So indeed the streak continues where every year since I moved to the Netherlands, with 2011 being an exception, I have always gone on a trip at this time of the year: 2010 (Italy), 2012 (France and…

#2032 – November 2017 Indonesia Trip (Part III: Yogyakarta)

ENGLISH Posts in the November 2017 Indonesia Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to Indonesia 3. Part II: Jakarta 4. Part III: Yogyakarta 5. Part IV: The Wedding 6. Part V: Solo 7. Part VI: Back to Europe The Weather Situation With the trip taking place in November, I knew that weather-wise it…

#2031 – Wintery December

ENGLISH December 2017, so far, has been really wintery. Perhaps it is the most wintery December of the past three or four years in the Netherlands! You know, it all started last weekend when it snowed for the first time this winter. The last time it snowed in December was way back in 2012 if…