#2251 – “Goedkoop is Duurkoop”

ENGLISH There is a Dutch saying: Goedkoop is duurkoop which literally translates to “Cheap is expensive“. Its general meaning is that cheap products, which often correlate to poor-quality products, could actually be expensive as they might need to be frequently maintained, repaired, or quickly replaced when the lifetime is also shorter. And just recently, I…

#2013 – 11 November, Today and 18 Years Ago

ENGLISH 11 November 2017 So today is 11 November 2017, a Saturday. Today has been a quiet and uneventful day for me. Partly because the Dutch weather has not been very kind today, though it was typical Dutch Fall, haha. But also partly because I have decided to use today as my resting day 😀…

#1736 – A Painting Exhibition in Riga

ENGLISH Posts on the 2016 Baltic Spring Trip series: 1. Part I: Stockholm 2. Part II: Jumbo Stay and Air Baltic 3. Part III: Riga 4. Part IV: Helsinki 5. Part V: Tallinn 6. Part VI: Tallink and Finnair *** I am not a big artsy person even though occassionally I do enjoy being pretentious…

#1716 – Choosing the Right Songs for Cardio

ENGLISH Lately I have noticed something even more while I was doing cardio in the gym (well, before I already did but never really thought about it 😛 ). So, to be honest my least favorite activity in the gym is the cardio, haha 😆 . But I know it is an important part of…

#1681 – “Friends” Is Back!!

ENGLISH … sort of. While browsing the internet last week, I came accross a topic which caught my attention big time: Friends reunion is happening!! Okay, okay, CHILL people! Before you dance out of happiness like Chandler like this: I am telling you now: it is probably not the kind of “reunion” you expect. If…

#1529 – An Art Exhibition

ENGLISH I am no art expert, that is for sure. So obviously this means that I haven’t gone to many art exhibitions. Hell, I haven’t even been to a few , not saying ‘many‘, haha 😆 . I remember going to one in Salzburg when I was travelling to Austria for my summer trip in…

#1232 – Exciting Days

ENGLISH I have been feeling quite excited lately, somehow. Why? Well, I think there are a few reasons for that. Friday, Payment Day So yesterday was a payment day for me. Okay, it was not supposed to be a really big deal, but this particular payment day was a little bit more of a bigger…

#1230 – Long Weekend Story

ENGLISH As I said before, last weekend was another long weekend here in the Netherlands. But unlike the previous weekends where the weather was nice enough to go outside, the following photo pretty much sums up how it was last weekend: Yeah, it was so gloomy and cloudy all weekend long, hahaha 😆 . Well,…