#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…

#2334 – The Worst Side of Fall

ENGLISH Be careful what you wish for… About a month ago I mentioned that, somehow, I couldn’t wait for Fall already because of the untypical hot summer in Europe this year. Oh well, the above saying then becomes super relevant because indeed Fall has come in the Netherlands. And it is not (yet) its more…

#2325 – On Tennis

ENGLISH September means that … finally a new round of my regular tennis lesson has started again after a short break this Summer. This is exciting to me for the obvious reason; as to be honest sometimes I feel bored of only hitting the gym as part of my (very) regular exercising regime in a…

#2323 – A Warm Summer

ENGLISH Now that we are approaching the end of August, well, this summer has overall been the warmest summer in the Netherlands since I moved to this country nine years ago! Heck even at one point this year, the temperature reached 40°C in the Netherlands, which was unheard of! Fortunately I got to miss experiencing…

#2322 – Recent Stories

ENGLISH So I went on a weekend trip to Vienna about two weeks ago, less than a week after arriving back from my short summer trip to Indonesia. I was feeling fine at the time but apparently my body was feeling quite stretched because of this kind of planning, haha. The weekend after, I wasn’t…

#2317 – This Week Stories

ENGLISH So I have been back in Europe since about a week ago from my short summer trip to Indonesia. Back then I wasn’t sure how bad the jetlag was; and as it turned out, it wasn’t bad at all. In fact, I didn’t feel like I had jetlag at all! :O Haha, this is…

#2315 – Back in Europe

ENGLISH So … I am back in Europe now after my short summer trip to Indonesia! Yesterday afternoon, my KLM flight KL896 from Shanghai landed at Schiphol Airport marking the end of the trip. Yep, Shanghai, as in I took quite some detour to get to/back from Indonesia on this trip. In fact, here is…

#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…