#2274 – This Week’s Story

ENGLISH The general election When I got back at my apartment from my Spring trip earlier this week, the postal voting document for the 2019 Indonesian general election had been delivered to my mailbox. Yep, I had been invited to vote!! And of course I voted! Haha 😛 . Speaking of which, here in the…

#2272 – Back in Europe

ENGLISH Yep, I am back in Europe … again. This Sunday, I arrived in Amsterdam with an Air France’s Airbus A321-200 from Paris-CDG; thus marking the end of my first big Spring trip this year (I don’t feel comfortable calling my prior sudden last-minute visit to Indonesia a “trip” as it was for my dad’s…

#2270 – One Month

ENGLISH It was exactly one month ago. Hearing the news shocked me to the core. It made my body to seem to forget to how to function. It changed my life. Yeah, my dad passed away one month ago. Since then it has been quite a “weird” month. Well, objectively not in reality actually because life…

#2263 – 2019 Spring Trip to SE Asia (The Destinations)

ENGLISH As I shared in December, at the time I had already had travelling plans through the first half of 2019. Some of these plans actually formed two big trips in Spring this year. The first one is coming quite soon, and I have decided to still go on this trip. And so it is…

#2261 – Back in Europe, For Now

ENGLISH Hello all, so I am back in Europe after my sudden last-minute “trip” to Indonesia just before. Again, first of all I would like to say a lot, lot of thanks for all the kind words and messages that were directed towards us. Obviously we are still trying to cope with this situation, to…

#2258 – A Quick Update

ENGLISH You might have noticed that there have been no new posts here in the past several days, which is quite uncharacteristic for this blog. My Instagram (@azilko) followers might have known why, but I still think it is good to share here. Currently I am in Yogyakarta, Indonesia; but not for the most “fun”…

#2223 – 2018 in Review

ENGLISH The year of 2018 is coming to an end, and so it is the time for my annual yearly review just like previously in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Though I want to shake things up a little bit this year. Unlike my “usual” chronological style in those posts from previous years,…

#2166 – Turning … 30

ENGLISH First of all, hello from … New York!! Yep, I am in the Big Apple at the moment, obviously for my Big Three Oh Trip, after arriving here two days ago. And btw, yes, today is the main reason why this trip is taking place now. Today, I am turning … thirty!! 😱 It feels…