#2367 – A Rainy Weekend in Venice

ENGLISH I kicked off my weekend trips of 2020 in mid-January with a visit to … Venice! Yep, the super famous Italian city! I have been to Venice before, but only once, though, that was nine years ago as part of my 2010 year end trip to Italy with a group of friends. So yeah,…

#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…

#2071 – A Wintery Weekend Trip to Bologna

ENGLISH In the first weekend of February I went on a weekend trip to Bologna, which was the second of the two trips I did that week! Now it is time for the story before it becomes too late and obscure! 😀 The transport My routing on this trip was Amsterdam – Lyon – Bologna…

#1899 – Photo Tales (39)

ENGLISH Photo #86 Some weeks ago a friend of mine told me about this Italian restaurant ran by an Italian family in Rotterdam that was so good but only opened during the weekday. Quite strange, indeed. We joked that they had enough customers already that they did not feel the need to open their restaurants…

#1887 – Post-PhD Trips (Part III: Firenze)

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 A Day in Firenze To get from Cinque Terre to Firenze, we took the regional train from Riomaggiore to La Spezia, then a first…

#1852 – Some Recent Stories

ENGLISH A catch up Some time ago, my ex-housemate, who has moved to France, visited Delft for a few days. And so we decided to catch up. It has been awhile since the last time we met! Anyway, he just finished his PhD this November, where he successfully defended his dissertation. Actually I was invited to…

#1525 – Napoli Weekend Trip (Part II: Pompeii and Napoli)

ENGLISH Previously on Napoli Weekend Trip: Zilko went to Naples for a weekend trip in early February. After a day full of flying drama where he missed his connection flight in Paris, he finally arrived in Naples and was ready to explore the Campania region nearby. *** Pompeii One of the biggest reason I chose…

#1175 – 2012 Year-End Trip (Part III)

ENGLISH Previously on 2012 Year-End Trip: Zilko and his brother went on a 12-day trip to four countries in Europe. They spent three days in Paris and now was in the capital city of Italy: Rome. *** Day 5 (Sunday, 30 December 2012) Having two full days to spend in Rome, we decided that the first…