#2422 – This Last Weekend

ENGLISH With my generally “slow” travelling season this summer for me, I was longing for a beach destination for a short weekend getaway somewhere. I then found a cheap return ticket to Nice, France for mid-September and bought it after confirming with the official Dutch travel advice which categorized the entirety of France as “yellow”…

#2351 – An Avgeek Weekend in Toulouse

ENGLISH So as I mentioned some time ago, I went on a weekend trip to Toulouse in mid-November. And here is the story of this trip. While technically I have “been” to Toulouse once, that was seven years ago. Back then my parents and I were on our way from Lourdes (about two hours away…

#2349 – Some Recent Stories

ENGLISH I have mentioned it before, though; but again, it has been cold in Europe. Especially in the last two weeks or so where it feels like at one point the temperature just dropped! Yeah, to me the temperature drop felt so “apparent” especially because of New York weekend trip at the end of October….

#2302 – A Saturday at Roland Garros 2019

ENGLISH I went to Paris earlier this month for my annual trip to this French capital for this year’s second grandslam tournament of the year, the French Open, or Roland Garros. And here is the story of this trip. *** When I looked at this year’s calendar and matched it with the tournament schedule, I…

#2296 – A Long Weekend

ENGLISH Today is the Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, meaning this weekend is a long weekend! Unlike the previous weekend, this long weekend is a “real” one as there is no bridging day in between, haha. Anyway as my Instagram (@azilko) followers have known, I made use of this long weekend for a weekend trip….

#2273 – A Weekend in Sublime Strasbourg

ENGLISH So I started off March with a weekend trip to Strasbourg, a French city in the region of Alsace that is close to Germany 😀 . And here is the story of that trip. I took a direct return flight with Air France on this trip. As I said back then, Air France’s Amsterdam-Strasbourg…

#2257 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH As my Instagram (@azilko) followers have known, I went on a weekend trip, again, this weekend! I know, I know, I still haven’t even shared the stories from the previous two weekend trips to Frankfurt and Hamburg, and now I have already gone on another one 🙈! (Though this is partially because my 2018…

#2233 – La Fête des Lumières

ENGLISH I went to Lyon for a weekend trip in early December for the annual Fête des Lumières, or the Festival of Light, following Aggy‘s recommendation 😀 . As I arrived in Lyon only on Saturday afternoon and I left quite early on Sunday, I dedicated my entire time there for the festival. As I have been…