#2169 – Rambutan and Macaroon

ENGLISH Buffet lunch is provided by my office for all employees (and visitors). While the lunch is not free per se, it is heavily subsidized where a small sum is subtracted from our monthly salary for it. I don’t think it is appropriate to disclose the number here, but let’s just say the daily number…

#2087 – A Weekend in Beautiful Bordeaux

ENGLISH I went on a weekend trip to Bordeaux in a weekend in early March. Not too long ago I shared about the transportation part of the trip; and now is the time for the trip itself 🙂 . Bordeaux In one sentence, Bordeaux turned out to be a really beautiful city!! I actually couldn’t…

#2078 – A Nice Weekend in Nice

ENGLISH In mid-February, I went on a weekend trip to Cote D’Azur. Here is the story of this short nice trip to Nice 😀 . Getting There I had a very interesting routing on this trip, as shown in the following map: Haha 😆 . The first three flights were operated by Air France while…

#1946 – Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS (Part III: Thalys and Paris)

ENGLISH Posts in the Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Lyon 3. Part II: Bremen 4. Part III: Thalys and Paris 5. Part IV: Roland Garros 2017 Thalys First Class Aside from, obviously, the tennis tournament, one thing I was excited about this trip was how to get (and back from)…

#1939 – Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS (Part I: Lyon)

ENGLISH Posts in the Early Summer 2017 Weekend TripS series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Lyon 3. Part II: Bremen 4. Part III: Thalys and Paris 5. Part IV: Roland Garros 2017 Getting to/from Lyon Obviously, I chose not to fly direct to Lyon, haha. In fact, on both ways I had a transit at Paris-CDG….

#1892 – Post-PhD Trips (Part V: A Weekend in Marseille)

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 Off to Marseille My flight to Marseille was on Friday evening. So from work, I headed directly to Schiphol, where I had my…