#2282 – A Fine Day at Keukenhof

ENGLISH One of the many reasons behind my mom and aunt’s trip to Europe is … the Spring! And in particular, the famous Keukenhof Garden in the Netherlands, haha 😛 . So on Easter Monday, we decided to visit the garden, as the weather forecast was perfect! We were really lucky. It also happened that…

#2278 – A Long Weekend!

ENGLISH We are currently in the middle of a long weekend here in the Netherlands, as this weekend is the Easter weekend! Yay! 😀 But here in the Netherlands, the public holiday is on Monday, i.e. tomorrow, instead of this Friday. This is also why I use the word “middle” above, haha. So this Monday…

#2276 – Finally, A Weekend!

ENGLISH I was glad that this last weekend was … a weekend! Haha 😛 This Saturday was my first Saturday that I spent in Amsterdam since the last weekend of February. The weekends in between, well, I was away; either flying between Europe and Southeast Asia; or I spent those in Strasbourg, or Indonesia. After…

#2268 – A Spring DST Weekend

ENGLISH Yesterday was DST in Europe, where the time moved one hour forward from 2 AM to 3 AM, making Sunday only 23 hours in length. As such, this so-called Spring DST has always been my less favorite one, haha. But this year, to be honest I don’t really care because … I am in…

#2119 – Where Was My Spring?

ENGLISH Now that it is June already, this means that we in the Netherlands have pretty much entered Summer this year. This would imply that we have just passed Spring, my favorite season of the four. However to be honest, this year has been quite unusual because … it feels like Spring did not happen…

#2116 – June Already

ENGLISH Oh wow, it is June already as of today which means we have passed the entire month of May! And so I would like to use this opportunity to look back into this month. First of all, overall May this year was quite unique in the Netherlands in terms of the weather. The sun…

#2110 – A Summery Spring in Munich

ENGLISH I went on a short weekend trip to Munich in mid-April. As I have shared, I forgot to bring my pocket camera on the trip; which unintentionally turned the trip into an experiment for me to measure the “value” of a pocket camera during a trip of mine. As it turned out, it was…