#2463 – This Year’s Summer

So here we are in September, pretty much heading towards the end of this year’s summer. And here in the Netherlands, this summer has been … wet! Yes, as in, it has been raining … a lot! This certainly has been really annoying because the rain has messed with my outdoor plans … a lot,…

#2350 – A Fall Weekend in NYC

ENGLISH Posts in The Ultimate Weekend Trip series: 1. Part I: KLM Boeing 787-9 Amsterdam to New York 2. Part II: A (Long) Weekend in New York 3. Part III: New York to Amsterdam via Detroit with Delta In all my previous trips to New York, I stayed in Manhattan; in different parts of Manhattan,…

#2338 – Fall So Far

ENGLISH As I mentioned some time ago, the Fall season this year did not begin with a great start, where it was raining a lot. Even though, actually this on itself wasn’t at all surprising as this kind of weather is actually typical Fall in the Netherlands, and is one of the main reasons this…

#2334 – The Worst Side of Fall

ENGLISH Be careful what you wish for… About a month ago I mentioned that, somehow, I couldn’t wait for Fall already because of the untypical hot summer in Europe this year. Oh well, the above saying then becomes super relevant because indeed Fall has come in the Netherlands. And it is not (yet) its more…

#2199 – A Couple of Recent Stories

ENGLISH Rain and Tennis In general I consider myself being quite lucky weather-wise in relation to my weekly tennis lesson. Quite often the weather sucks during the day (typical Fall) but turns alright (as in not raining at the very least (yeah I have such a low threshold for the Dutch Fall weather 😛 ))…

#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…

#1868 – 2016 Year End Trip (Part IV: Yogyakarta)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2016 Year End Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Amsterdam to Rome to Shanghai 3. Part II: Shanghai to Bali 4. Part III: Bali 5. Part IV: Yogyakarta 6. Part V: The Food in Yogyakarta 7. Part VI: Yogyakarta to Bali to Shanghai 8. Part VII: Shanghai to Paris to…

#1836 – My Luck with Rain Lately

ENGLISH Let’s just say, it has not been great. Weather-wise, this Fall has not been that great in the Netherlands. It has been a bit colder than usual, really gloomy, and, worst of all, really wet! And the last one really annoyed me, be when it happened or when it did not. Two times, recently,…