#2251 – “Goedkoop is Duurkoop”

ENGLISH There is a Dutch saying: Goedkoop is duurkoop which literally translates to “Cheap is expensive“. Its general meaning is that cheap products, which often correlate to poor-quality products, could actually be expensive as they might need to be frequently maintained, repaired, or quickly replaced when the lifetime is also shorter. And just recently, I…

#1739 – Side Stories from Helsinki

ENGLISH Posts on the 2016 Baltic Spring Trip series: 1. Part I: Stockholm 2. Part II: Jumbo Stay and Air Baltic 3. Part III: Riga 4. Part IV: Helsinki 5. Part V: Tallinn 6. Part VI: Tallink and Finnair *** Here are a couple of things I experienced in Helsinki during my 2016 Baltic Spring Trip…

#1508 – Watching A Bollywood Movie in India

ENGLISH It is the weekend now (okay, technically still Friday in the Netherlands but still 😛 ) and so I think this story fits it perfectly, as it is about watching a movie in cinema 🙂 . So let us just get it started. *** During our five days stay in Delhi[1] ← put your cursor…

#1459 – Photo Tales (11)

ENGLISH Photo #20 Some time ago, I saw that Lays had three new flavors in the supermarket and I decided to try them all (This is precisely why grocery shopping before having a meal is a bad idea. I tend to buy more snacks, haha 😆 ). And one of the flavor was pictured above. And I have…

#1411 – Office Day Out

ENGLISH About one month ago, we got an invitation about a Day Out that my department would organize this summer (which was, obviously, free of charge for all of us). It was not mandatory to join though. But since if we didn’t join, we would still have to work normally (unless we took a day off out…

#1317 – 2013 Indonesia Trip (Part III: Belitung)

ENGLISH Previously on 2013 Indonesia Trip: After spending two days in Bandung as the start of the Indonesian leg of his one month Asia trip, Zilko was now in the island of Belitung ready to explore the island. *** Day 4 (Wednesday, 6 November 2013) We got up at 5:30 AM today. After showering and…

#1301 – This Week Story

ENGLISH So here are a few things from my life this week… Lunch in Utrecht My Utrecht office’s cafeteria hasn’t ceased to amaze me just yet. On the day I spent there this week (which I was really happy about because I got very good progress on my project that day btw 😎 ), one…