#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…

#2214 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH After my Summer weekend trip to Lyon last year, Aggy recommended another short trip to Lyon for La Fête des Lumières (the Festival of Light) that is held every December. I couldn’t go last year because my UK tourist visa was expiring soon which made me think of using it one more time, haha. I ended…

#2135 – In Paris for RG18

ENGLISH Posts in the Tennis Weekend in Roland Garros 2018 series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Roland Garros 2018 3. Part II: Paris The Transport As I shared in the Introduction post, my transport (read: flights 😛 ) routing for this trip looks like the following: I was desperately looking for a non-direct return option…

#2131 – A Weekend in Roland Garros 2018

ENGLISH Posts in the Tennis Weekend in Roland Garros 2018 series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Roland Garros 2018 3. Part II: Paris As usual, I arrived at the gate at around 9 AM. This was, of course, a little bit “too early” but this decision would ensure me to be at the front of…