#2212 – Seven Tips for A Missing Luggage Incident

ENGLISH While the two missing luggage incidents I had during my rather recent Big Three Oh Trip obviously were certainly not “enjoyable”, I actually gained, first-hand, a great deal of experience from them. Btw here are the main posts of this amazing late summer trip of mine: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights Drama 3. Part II: Premium Economy…

#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…

#1945 – iPhone’s DFU Mode

ENGLISH Before ordering my dinner in Bremen, I used my iPhone to check the time and, after doing so, put it on the table. After finalizing my order, I wanted to check if the restaurant provided free wifi or not, haha. But I was shocked to find out that my iPhone screen had, suddenly, turned…

#1790 – Four Saving-Money Tips in Geneva

ENGLISH Posts in the A Weekend In Geneva series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights 3. Part II: Geneva *** It is no secret that Switzerland is an “expensive” country to visit (well unless you are from an even more expensive country). So understandably many (budget) travelers would avoid visiting it. From my weekend trip…

#1562 – The “Air Pass” Ticket for Travelling in Japan

ENGLISH The main posts of the 2015 Spring Trip to Japan series: 1. Getting to Japan 2. Part I: Tokyo (1) 3. Part II: Tokyo (2) 4. Part III: Tokyo (3) 5. Part IV: Hakodate 6. Part V: Sapporo 7. Part VI: Osaka 8. Part VII: Kyoto 9. Back to the Netherlands *** I am quite…

#1484 – Applying for An Indian Tourist Visa in the Netherlands

ENGLISH So, I am going to India later on this year. And as an Indonesian citizen, I need a visa to enter the country. Well, a few may actually wonder why I went through the hassle of applying for a visa beforehand while actually, as an Indonesian, I have the “privilege” to apply for the…