#2203 – A Dinner and Winter Clothes Shopping

ENGLISH The last team dinner that my team organized was way back in March, which means it has been quite a while indeed, haha. And so it was nice that we organized another one last week. Though, this dinner was actually for a special occassion as we had a few team members moving to several different…

#2070 – A Couple of Stories This Week

ENGLISH A Team Dinner Earlier this week, my team organized a team dinner at a restaurant in Amsterdam Centrum after the previous one in October, haha. I, of course, RSVP-ed, haha. Upon learning of the venue, I went to the restaurant’s website to check what menu they had so that I would come to the restaurant…

#2045 – Jetlag, Utrecht, and A Saturday

ENGLISH Jetlag My big theme this week was definitely recovery. You know, trying to get back to my normal daily routine after my two weeks vacation in California which ended last week. And the biggest recovery challenge which I must face this week was definitely the jetlag! Haha 😆 . It was probably one of…

#2011 – Some Dining Events

ENGLISH Team Dinner To close the previous quarter cycle, my team at work decided to throw a team wide dinner at a nice fine-dining restaurant in Amsterdam Centrum. A bit of a back story to this event, in the invitation that was sent around a few weeks prior, we were also asked to mention if…

#1899 – Photo Tales (39)

ENGLISH Photo #86 Some weeks ago a friend of mine told me about this Italian restaurant ran by an Italian family in Rotterdam that was so good but only opened during the weekday. Quite strange, indeed. We joked that they had enough customers already that they did not feel the need to open their restaurants…

#1888 – Photo Tales (38)

ENGLISH Photo #84 Lastweek, within five days I went to the cinema twice!! Haha 😆 . I don’t recall if this had ever happened before since I moved to Europe, though 😛 . Anyway, I watched John Wick: Chapter 2 and the recently-involved-in-an-Oscar-blunder Moonlight. As this is a Photo Tales post, I am not going to go…

#1832 – AvGeek Weekend Trip #5 (AMS – CPH – ARN – AMS)

ENGLISH Posts in the AvGeek Weekend Trip series: 1. AvGeek Weekend Trip #1 (AMS-CDG-STR-AMS) 2. AvGeek Weekend Trip #2 (AMS-MAD-FRA-AMS) 3. AvGeek Weekend Trip #3 (AMS-LYS-NCE-AMS) 4. AvGeek Weekend Trip #4 (AMS–CDG, ORY–LYS–AMS) 5. AvGeek Weekend Trip #5 (AMS-CPH-ARN-AMS) In the last weekend of October, I went on another AvGeek Weekend Trip. Yeay!! 🙂 Here…

#1667 – A Christmas Dinner

ENGLISH In mid December every year, my department organizes a Christmas dinner for all the staffs (from all PhD students and secretaries to the professors and guest researchers; but not Bachelor or Master students though 😛 ). Obviously this year is no exception. As I am already into my fourth year in my PhD, the…