#2162 – Tips for Visiting Basel

ENGLISH I went to Basel for a short weekend trip in early August. Here are a few tips I can share, based on my experience, about maximizing the value you get out of your expenses while visiting this Swiss city. The city bus line 50 served the route between Basel Airport and Basel SBB (Basel’s…

#2161 – The Big Three Oh Trip

ENGLISH If I tell you that I was born in 1988, you would understand why this year is a big year to me. Yep people, I am turning 30 this year. Like, OMG!!! As clearly this is a big year in my life, I have decided since long ago that I would make a “big…

#2160 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH As my Instagram followers (@azilko) knows, I ended my interesting ordinary week with a weekend trip this weekend! So indeed I guess you could say last week was interesting for me 😛 . This time, I went to… Yep, I was back in Berlin!! Berlin impressed me last year to the point that it…

#2159 – Recapping This Week

ENGLISH Somehow, this week has been an interesting ordinary week for me, haha 😛 . “Ordinary” as in I worked as usual this week; but “interesting” because there were a few events which were a little bit “unusual” which made this ordinary week more memorable than my typical ordinary week, haha 😛 . A self-reflection…

#2158 – Guilt Fuel

ENGLISH Again, this was supposed to be an old(er) post, as I first wrote the draft way back in March this year, haha. But then other posts seemed to find their ways to get published sooner; also partly because I have felt like this post’s topic is a little bit more “timeless” than the others’…

#2157 – A Short Weekend in Basel

ENGLISH The flights I took the triangular Amsterdam – Paris-CDG – Basel – Amsterdam routing for this trip. Overall, all three flights went pretty much smoothly, on-time, and pleasantly; as per the standard with Air France and KLM, haha. Though, originally my Amsterdam – Paris-CDG flight was supposed to be operated by Air France with…

#2156 – Eight Years in Europe

ENGLISH Today eight years ago, I stepped my feet in Europe for the first time ever in my life and … this marked the start of my life in this continent. The eighth year in retrospect While the eighth year certainly wasn’t as “big” as the previous one when I officially got my PhD degree, I would…

#2155 – Does Fall Come Early This Year?

ENGLISH You know this year has been quite weird climate-wise in Europe. First of all, we had a long Winter which extended up to March with the Beast from the East “attack”. Then for whatever reason Spring was basically skipped where Summer started early. Even just not too long ago a really big heatwave struck…