#2471 – A Summer Long Weekend in Dubrovnik

In mid-September, I took three days off to go on an extended weekend trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia. Dubrovnik had been in my bucket list for since 2007 after it appeared on The Amazing Race season 12. Fast forward 14 years later and after a lot of detours (pun intended 😛 ), it was so nice…

#2459 – My First Flight of 2021

In mid-June, I finally had a mini vacation abroad when I went to Lisbon, Portugal. This also meant that I finally took a flight for the first time this year! Yay! This ended the roughly eight month stretch of a “flight free” period, which was due to the pandemic, obviously. The PCR Test Anyway, to…

#2456 – Finally, A Mini Vacation!

As my Instagram followers have known now, last week was really exciting because … I went on a mini vacation! Yes, finally!! While the overall pandemic situation is certainly still serious here in Europe, things are also clearly improving so there have been some relaxations of restrictions that have been put in place since around…

#2068 – A Midweek Trip to Copenhagen

ENGLISH At the end of January I went on a midweek trip to Copenhagen to attend the PhD defense and graduation of a friend of mine, which was one of the two trips I did that week! It is the time now for the story 😀 The transport On this trip, I took Air France…

#2057 – Recapping Last Week

ENGLISH Last week was, indeed, a unique week for me because I had … two separate trips within the week! Lol 😆 . I already mentioned that I was in Copenhagen in Denmark on Tuesday for the PhD defense of a good friend of mine. And of course this trip had to last until Wednesday…

#1403 – 2014 Paris Roland Garros Trip (Part III)

ENGLISH Previously on 2014 Paris Roland Garros Trip: Zilko went to Paris during the Ascension Day long weekend to watch the second grandslam tournament of the year, the French Open. He had spent two full days at Stade Roland Garros and now was ready to go on his third and final day of visit this…

#1400 – 2014 Paris Roland Garros Trip (Part II)

ENGLISH Previously on 2014 Paris Roland Garros Trip: Zilko went to Paris during the Ascension Day long weekend to watch the second grandslam tournament of the year, the French Open. After arriving in Paris on Wednesday, now he was more than ready and excited to start his visit to Roland Garros for the third year…

#1396 – 2014 Paris Roland Garros Trip (Part I)

ENGLISH Day 1 (Wednesday, 28 May 2014) As I said before, this would be the first time ever I was flying from Amsterdam to Paris. And my Air France flight from Schiphol was scheduled to depart at 13:45. So long story short, I arrived at Schiphol at around 11:45, dropped my luggage at the cool…