#2310 – A Short Summer Trip to Indonesia

ENGLISH When I was in Indonesia in March for my dad’s passing, a good friend of mine told me his upcoming wedding plan this July and, obviously, he gave me an invitation. But he did not put any pressure on me for coming as he thought it could be too much to ask given that…

#2309 – Netflix and the Internet

ENGLISH You might have noticed that in the past two, three months, I have reduced my blogging frequency. I will perhaps write more about this in a latter post if I feel like it, but at the moment I want to talk about one other activity which I have picked up as a substitute of…

#2308 – 2019 Spring Trip in Central Europe (Part III: Salzburg)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2019 Spring Trip in Central Europe series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Prague 3. Part II: Budapest 4. Part III: Salzburg 5. Part IV: Hallstatt 6. Part V: Neuschwanstein Castle 7. Part VI: Munich Getting to Salzburg To get to Salzburg, we decided to hit the rail where we caught ÖBB’s…

#2307 – Two Random Recent Stories

ENGLISH The Big Bang Theory When I subscribed to Netflix about two years ago, I mentioned my disappointment not to have Friends and The Big Bang Theory in its library at the time. But since earlier last year, Netflix has added Friends into the library, which I have been happy about. And I just learned…

#2306 – A Weekend in Luxembourg City

ENGLISH A few weeks ago, two friends of mine invited me to join them on a weekend trip to Luxembourg City. I would like to join but at the time I wasn’t sure I would be able to make it as I was in the middle of my visa application process. But thankfully my visa…

#2305 – A Visa Story

ENGLISH Last year I mentioned that I thought of going to the Niagara waterfalls but changed my mind after discussions with some friends. The main reason behind this: Canada, haha. All my friends told me that the waterfalls would be best-viewed from the Canadian side. Yep, this indeed means that the waterfalls are located on…

#2304 – 2019 Spring Trip in Central Europe (Part II: Budapest)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2019 Spring Trip in Central Europe series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Prague 3. Part II: Budapest 4. Part III: Salzburg 5. Part IV: Hallstatt 6. Part V: Neuschwanstein Castle 7. Part VI: Munich Getting to Budapest From Prague, we went to Budapest. And to get there, we decided to take…

#2303 – Summer Has Struck

ENGLISH Summer has struck the Netherlands. The summer solstice, the longest day of the year, was just about ten days ago, which means we have now entered my less favorite half of the year now, daylight-wise, haha. But more factually, earlier last week and this weekend, the Netherlands was struck with a heatwave. The heatwave…