#2203 – A Dinner and Winter Clothes Shopping

ENGLISH The last team dinner that my team organized was way back in March, which means it has been quite a while indeed, haha. And so it was nice that we organized another one last week. Though, this dinner was actually for a special occassion as we had a few team members moving to several different…

#2181 – The Big Three Oh Trip (Part III: New York)

ENGLISH Posts in the Big Three Oh Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights Drama 3. Part II: Premium Economy to New York 4. Part III: New York 5. Part IV: The 2018 US Open 6. Part V: New York Attractions 7. Part VI: Washington D.C. 8. Part VII: The National Mall 9. Part VIII:…

#2076 – A Tale of Power Bank Hunting

ENGLISH I have previously mentioned that not too long ago I bought a new power bank because my older one was broken; and I had found power bank to be very useful. At the time I wasn’t very happy with it because I found it to be too large and was rather heavy, thus making…

#2063 – More IKEA Stuffs

ENGLISH Last year I mentioned my strategy with the furniture for my apartment, where I chose to take it slowly and so I could afford good products without having to blow my budget at once. One side advantage of this strategy was that I had the capacity (in terms of space) to buy things that…

#2045 – Jetlag, Utrecht, and A Saturday

ENGLISH Jetlag My big theme this week was definitely recovery. You know, trying to get back to my normal daily routine after my two weeks vacation in California which ended last week. And the biggest recovery challenge which I must face this week was definitely the jetlag! Haha 😆 . It was probably one of…

#1910 – Furniture Shopping

ENGLISH The two months or so, I have been busy with, well, furniture shopping! This is certainly what comes with buying my own apartment, haha. As I knew that this would be a big shopping spree, I needed to follow some rigorous planning on how I would proceed with it. This was because, clearly, my…

#1766 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH I am aware that this week is a vacation week in Indonesia; but here in the Netherlands it is not. Unless we take some days off (which many people do here at the university, including my professor, but this is mostly due to this week being the first week of the summer period where…

#1733 – A Saturday and TAR

ENGLISH A Saturday I went to Den Haag yesterday where I had three different agendas in the city (with different level of importance 😛 ). First of all, to get a haircut. And this was the reason why I chose this particular weekend to do it. Why? Well, because this was the optimal time to have a…