#2415 – A DECADE in Europe

ENGLISH So today, one decade ago (😱), I was deplaning a Garuda Indonesia’s Airbus A330-200 at Schiphol Airport after arriving from Jakarta (via Dubai). It officially marked my first day in the Netherlands, and, hence, Europe, which has continued up to today, ten years later! One decade. It does feel like an era, doesn’t it?…

#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…