#2301 – 2019 Spring Trip in Central Europe (Part I: Prague)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2019 Spring Trip in Central Europe series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Prague 3. Part II: Budapest 4. Part III: Salzburg 5. Part IV: Hallstatt 6. Part V: Neuschwanstein Castle 7. Part VI: Munich To get to Prague, we flew KLM’s direct flight KL1357, which was operated with a Boeing 737-800…

#2014 – A Weekend in Newcastle

ENGLISH I went to Newcastle last week for a short weekend getaway. And here is the story of this trip. Getting to/back from Newcastle At first, I was wondering whether to take KLM’s morning flight (departure at around 9 AM) or its noon flight (departure at around 12 PM) to get to Newcastle. However, after some…

#1996 – AvGeek Weekend Trip #11 (AMS – LYS – CDG – AMS)

ENGLISH On Saturday, as my Instagram followers (@azilko), I went on another AvGeek Weekend Trip. The original routing was not new this time, in fact it was the exact reverse of my AvGeek Weekend Trip #7 this March: There was no other motivation this time other than my urge of flying, haha 😆 . But…

#1915 – 2017 Easter Long Weekend Trip (The Transport)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2017 Easter Long Weekend Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. The Transport 3. Zürich My routing to get to/back from Zurich was quite interesting: Yep, I flew Amsterdam – Paris CDG – Rome FCO – Amsterdam, haha 😆 . Departure to Zurich My KLM Amsterdam – Paris flight departed from an “unusual”…

#1908 – 2017 Easter Long Weekend Trip (Introduction)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2017 Easter Long Weekend Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. The Transport 3. Zürich Easter weekend is always a long weekend in the Netherlands (Though, unlike in Indonesia, it is not the Good Friday that is a public holiday but the Easter Monday (i.e. the Monday after). Good Friday is just an…

#1896 – My 2017 Annual Trip to Paris

ENGLISH Every year since 2012, I always go to Paris to watch the French Open (Roland Garros). It turns out that this year, it will be no difference 🙂 . Last week I got a reminder that the regular tickets would be sold to public this Wednesday. So I marked my calendar around the time…

#1884 – Post-PhD Trips (Part II: Cinque Terre)

ENGLISH Posts in the Post-PhD Trips series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Genova 3. Part II: Cinque Terre 4. Part III: Firenze 5. Part IV: Roma 6.Part V: A Weekend in Marseille Background To me, Cinque Terre was the main destination of this trip to Italy. So in the planning stage, we tried to schedule our other…

#1880 – A Weekend Trip to … Marseille

ENGLISH As my Instagram (@azilko) followers would have known by now, I went on, yet, another weekend trip this weekend. Yep, I know, I just had a weekend trip a week ago and this weekend I went on another one, haha 😛 . This time, the destination was … Marseille. Yes!! Marseille, again!! Lol 😆…