#2415 – A DECADE in Europe

ENGLISH So today, one decade ago (😱), I was deplaning a Garuda Indonesia’s Airbus A330-200 at Schiphol Airport after arriving from Jakarta (via Dubai). It officially marked my first day in the Netherlands, and, hence, Europe, which has continued up to today, ten years later! One decade. It does feel like an era, doesn’t it?…

#2374 – One Year Ago

ENGLISH Today one year ago was the toughest day I have had in my life. It was the day when my dad suddenly passed away. This is also the reason why I am currently in Indonesia because, as with the customs, we have the one-year memorial service. I had to miss the forty and a…

#2352 – Hello December!

ENGLISH Somehow it is December already, the last month of, not only 2019, but also this decade (the 2010s)! 😮 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…

#2332 – On Travel “Worries”

ENGLISH As I grow “more mature” (somehow I don’t like the association coming with the word “older”, haha 😛 ), I have noticed that I tend to … “worry” a little bit more than before. This especially feels obvious to me when I am at the stage of planning a trip (which I have been…

#2320 – Nine Years in Europe

ENGLISH Today nine years ago, my life in Europe officially started when I got off a Garuda Indonesia’s Airbus A330-200 at Schiphol Airport from Jakarta (via Dubai). The biggest “event” of this ninth year came earlier this year where, ready or not, I must face the “consequence” of my choice to live in Europe, when…

#2313 – On Blogging

ENGLISH As you might have observed, in the past three months or so, my blogging frequency (mainly in terms of the number of posts published) has decreased. I previously touched upon this and said perhaps I would write about this if I would feel like it. To be honest, at first it felt like I…

#2312 – Fandom in Sport

ENGLISH Do you have a favorite sporting figure? Be it an athlete or a team? As for me, I have not made it a secret that I am a tennis fans. And, moreover, I am a huge fans of both Venus and Serena Williams, two icons in the professional tennis world. As a fans, obviously…

#2280 – 2019 Spring Trip in Central Europe (The Destinations)

ENGLISH As I shared in December, my travelling schedule up to this coming May has been packed for quite a while. In fact, it has been planned for so long that I would have two big trips this Spring! The first one was my recent Spring trip to Southeast Asia, which story is still ongoing here….