#2374 – One Year Ago

ENGLISH Today one year ago was the toughest day I have had in my life. It was the day when my dad suddenly passed away. This is also the reason why I am currently in Indonesia because, as with the customs, we have the one-year memorial service. I had to miss the forty and a…

#2373 – A Decade Ago

ENGLISH I have always seen yesterday ten years ago (though it was a Monday 😛 ) as a landmark date in my life. It was because around this time exactly ten years ago that I got an email informing me that I was granted the full scholarship for my Master’s study at TU Delft in…

#2372 – Happy Leap Year!!

ENGLISH So today basically is a reminder of, and what comes with, this year (2020) being a leap year, because today is February the 29th! Haha 😆 . It seems that it has become a bit of a tradition for me to publish a post here on this once every four years “event” (see my…

#2320 – Nine Years in Europe

ENGLISH Today nine years ago, my life in Europe officially started when I got off a Garuda Indonesia’s Airbus A330-200 at Schiphol Airport from Jakarta (via Dubai). The biggest “event” of this ninth year came earlier this year where, ready or not, I must face the “consequence” of my choice to live in Europe, when…

#2286 – Recent Life Update

ENGLISH This weekend, my mom and aunt went back to Indonesia after spending about three weeks with me in Europe. We went around a little bit too in the past three weeks, not just in the Netherlands (where we visited Keukenhof) but also around Central Europe. And so it has been quite a unique three weeks…

#2280 – 2019 Spring Trip in Central Europe (The Destinations)

ENGLISH As I shared in December, my travelling schedule up to this coming May has been packed for quite a while. In fact, it has been planned for so long that I would have two big trips this Spring! The first one was my recent Spring trip to Southeast Asia, which story is still ongoing here….

#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…