#2310 – A Short Summer Trip to Indonesia

ENGLISH When I was in Indonesia in March for my dad’s passing, a good friend of mine told me his upcoming wedding plan this July and, obviously, he gave me an invitation. But he did not put any pressure on me for coming as he thought it could be too much to ask given that…

#2292 – 2019 Spring Trip to SE Asia (Part VII: Yogyakarta)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2019 Spring Trip to SE Asia series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to Bali 3. Part II: Bali 4. Part III: The Flights to/from Labuan Bajo 5. Part IV: Labuan Bajo 6. Part V: The Komodo National Park (1) 7. Part VI: The Komodo National Park (2) 8. Part VII:…

#2186 – Some Recent Random Stories

ENGLISH Actually my life lately has been quite routine, so from that perspective there isn’t much to share here. So why do I bother with this post? Well, I feel like I am due for a post so here I am, lol 😆 . Okay, okay, some more stories. At work in the past week,…

#2178 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH This weekend was a fun one for me. I did not travel abroad, even though I did travel to … Rotterdam (does it count, btw? 😛 ). So a few good friends and I had planned for this weekend since a couple of months back. Btw yeah we have to plan that far in…

#2145 – A New Metro Line and A Catch Up

ENGLISH A New Metro Line in Amsterdam This last weekend, the long-awaited new Metro Line 52 in Amsterdam was, finally, open for service. I use the terms “long-awaited” and “finally” because this Metro line was, apparently, originally supposed to be opened seven years ago, i.e. 2011, haha 😛 . This new line is exciting mainly because…

#1916 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH Decorating The grand theme of my weekend was still “decorating” my new apartment in Amsterdam. I did not estimate everything accurately during the planning stage, because I was just using the floormap at the time, so I ended up with two extra roll curtains that were too long for two of my windows and so…

#1447 – A Friday Story

ENGLISH I got up a little bit later than I intended to in the morning because the evening before I had a tennis lesson which lasted until 22:00. So it was those lessons with the basic techniques so we had to move (read: run) and concentrate a lot; so in other words it was an…

#1436 – Earlier This Week in Yogyakarta

ENGLISH Here is the story of the last two days of my stay in Yogyakarta earlier this week during my one month Indonesia trip this year. Monday For lunch on Monday afternoon, my parents, my grandma, and I went to the original Mang Engking restaurant in Sendangrejo, which was really far away from the city…