#2224 – The Last Full Week of 2018

ENGLISH This week is the last full week of 2018. And because my year-end trip this year starts much later than usual, I … worked as normal this week! Well, not on Tuesday and Wednesday, of course, because these were public holiday in the Netherlands. But here, Monday, Thursday, and Friday were all regular working…

#2134 – Earlier This Week in Delft

ENGLISH I went to Delft earlier this week. Yeah, I mentioned some time ago that I hadn’t been back to Delft since the day I moved to Amsterdam. Finally, this statement is now no longer true! Haha ๐Ÿ˜› Obviously I did not go there just because and without a reason, haha ๐Ÿ˜† . My PhD…

#2093 – One Year in Amsterdam

ENGLISH Having beenย a home owner for one year also means that I have lived in Amsterdam for (about) a year now!! How time flies! This month last year I was busy (and almost went crazy, lol) with moving from Delft to Amsterdam on top of making my Amsterdam apartment “habitable”, lol ๐Ÿ˜† . But it…

#1912 – Bye, Bye, Delft!!

ENGLISH Yesterday morning, I had the final inspection of my apartment in Delft where at the end of it I returned my Delft apartment keys.ย Yep, 2441 days afterย arriving in Delft about six and a half years ago, I moved on with my life and had completely closed the Delft chapter of my life. Btw, while…

#1900 – Amsterdam, Here I Come!!

ENGLISH Since starting working in Amsterdam last October, I have been commuting every working day between Delft and Amsterdam. My observation at the time turned out to be robust enough, where I needed to spend about three hours everyday just to commute; unless when there was a train disruption, in which case it would be…

#1830 – A Wallet Story

ENGLISH Thursday last week was a long day for me. I had to be especially early at the office for a training; which meant I had to get up even earlier. In the afternoon, I left later because the training went a little bit over time. Then, the approximately three hours of commute to Amsterdam…

#1793 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH This weekend has gone by really fast, even in weekend standard; especially considering that I did not have any weekend trip abroad this weekend. Here is what happened… *** On Saturday morning, I went to Den Haag with my main agenda of getting a haircut. You know, my vacation month is coming soon so…

#1731 – Koningsdag 2016

ENGLISH Today, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is celebrating his 49th birthday and, consequently, today is a national holiday in the Netherlands! Yeaaay!! ๐Ÿ˜€ “Too bad” though today is a Wednesday which means it is literally in the middle of the week so there is no reason to make it a long weekend, lol ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜….