#2353 – A Weekend with No WiFi

ENGLISH The title says it all … … I had no WiFi connection this weekend. And as we all relate to (I think), in the 21st century life this was basically a version of hell, haha. *** I came home from work on Friday late afternoon when I realized I couldn’t access my email via…

#2352 – Hello December!

ENGLISH Somehow it is December already, the last month of, not only 2019, but also this decade (the 2010s)! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Time really flies! This time around ten years ago, apparently I was busy with my upcoming Bachelor thesis defence, a couple of assignments, a couple of upcoming final examinations, and to execute some responsibility related…

#2349 – Some Recent Stories

ENGLISH I have mentioned it before, though; but again, it has been cold in Europe. Especially in the last two weeks or so where it feels like at one point the temperature just dropped! Yeah, to me the temperature drop felt so “apparent” especially because of New York weekend trip at the end of October….

#2346 – KLM’s Boeing 787-9 Economy Comfort Flight KL641 AMS-JFK

ENGLISH Posts in The Ultimate Weekend Trip series: 1. Part I: KLM Boeing 787-9 Amsterdam to New York 2. Part II: A (Long) Weekend in New York 3. Part III: New York to Amsterdam via Detroit with Delta Schiphol Airport was somehow very busy today. Even the KLM’s SkyPriority check-in area was somehow super crowded;…

#2345 – Side Topics from The Ultimate Weekend Trip

ENGLISH Here are a few (frequent) topics that I got asked from The Ultimate Weekend Trip to New York that I just did less than two weeks ago, which all relate to the “how” part of the trip ๐Ÿ˜€ . One is the jetlag. To be honest, though, it wasn’t that bad. It was just…

#2343 – No DST in 2019

ENGLISH This weekend was a Daylight Saving Time (DST) weekend in the Netherlands. And it was the one I liked the “better”, as this Sunday was 25 hours in length! But as my Instagram followers (@azilko) have known now, unfortunately I could not “enjoy” this DST because … I have been in New York since…

#2342 – The (New) Yogyakarta International Airport

ENGLISH One big infrastructure project that has been going on in the Yogyakarta region is the construction of a new international airport. First of all, the idea for a new airport has been there for like ages, mainly due to the limited expansion possibility of the long-serving Adisutjipto Airport. But as usual in Indonesia, this…

#2341 – “Awkward” Comebacks in Tennis Recently

ENGLISH Earlier this year, it was reported that Andy Murray was retiring this year because of the bad hip injury which he had been suffering for many years. I was naturally quite sad with the decision, as he was my favorite active male tennis player, but also fully understood it. After the announcement, Bob Bryan,…