#2312 – Fandom in Sport

ENGLISH Do you have a favorite sporting figure? Be it an athlete or a team? As for me, I have not made it a secret that I am a tennis fans. And, moreover, I am a huge fans of both Venus and Serena Williams, two icons in the professional tennis world. As a fans, obviously…

#2195 – Photo Tales (50)

ENGLISH Photo #108 So I went to a supermarket nearby my hotel just after arriving in New York. And I saw the above there! Yep, packages of stroopwafels. I found it funny that I had just travelled all the way from Amsterdam that day (with all the dramas) only to find stroopwafels in New York…

#2184 – The Big Three Oh Trip (Part IV: The 2018 US Open)

ENGLISH Posts in the Big Three Oh Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights Drama 3. Part II: Premium Economy to New York 4. Part III: New York 5. Part IV: The 2018 US Open 6. Part V: New York Attractions 7. Part VI: Washington D.C. 8. Part VII: The National Mall 9. Part VIII:…

#2174 – The Big Three Oh Trip (Introduction)

ENGLISH Posts in the Big Three Oh Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights Drama 3. Part II: Premium Economy to New York 4. Part III: New York 5. Part IV: The 2018 US Open 6. Part V: New York Attractions 7. Part VI: Washington D.C. 8. Part VII: The National Mall 9….

#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…

#2121 – A Tennis Weekend Story

ENGLISH Posts in the Tennis Weekend in Roland Garros 2018 series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Roland Garros 2018 3. Part II: Paris So the main draw of this year’s French Open started about two weeks ago, which means this weekend was, finally, the time for my annual trip to Paris for the tournament this…

#2081 – This Year’s Annual Trip to Paris

ENGLISH Every year since 2012, I always arrange a trip to Paris to watch the French Open (Roland Garros) tennis tournament. This year, obviously, is no difference. Earlier this week the tickets for this year’s tournament was sold to the general public. Of course I had marked this date since months before (lol) and scheduled…

#1962 – An Impulsive Wimbledon 2017 Trip (Part II: Wimbledon 2017)

ENGLISH Posts in the An Impulsive Wimbledon 2017 Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to London and Back 3. Part II: Wimbledon 2017 *** I took the Tube from Liverpool Street Station to Southfields, the closest Tube station to the All England Lawn Tennis Club, the venue of the tournament. I had to…