#2465 – A Nice Long Weekend in Nice Nice

I went to Nice for an extended weekend in mid-August this year, my first trip after being officially fully vaccinated! Anyway, the last time I went to Nice was three and a half years ago. That trip was so short though (I was in Nice for less than 24 hours in total) as it was…

#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,…

#2413 – Recent Random Stories

ENGLISH So right now, I am supposed to be in Montreal, Canada for a one-week summer trip. But as I mentioned some time ago, this trip had to be cancelled because of COVID-19 after one of the long-haul flights was cancelled by the airline. I am actually so in favor of this cancellation given the…

#2411 – This Summer

ENGLISH Now that we are almost halfway through this year’s summer, I have to say that this summer has been (and is) a “slow” one, in terms of travelling, of course, haha. Of course (most of) the internal Schengen borders have been opened for well over a month now, and indeed I went on a…

#2404 – Hello July, Hello Summer

ENGLISH Now that it is July already, this means that we have officially entered Summer here in the Netherlands. And last week, we got the first “taste” of that where for three days in a row starting from Wednesday, the weather was categorized as “very warm” with temperature hovering around 30°C. Combined with the current…

#2401 – Recent Random Stories

ENGLISH I started last week with three matches in my tennis club’s internal tournament in three consecutive days. And it was … really intense, mentally though more than physically! Haha 😆 You know as someone who is competitive by nature, obviously I would really like to win these matches. But especially given what was at…

#2327 – A Warm Weekend in Wroclaw

ENGLISH To kick off September, I went on a weekend trip to Wroclaw, a city in the west-side of Poland. Earlier this year, I read the news that KLM was opening a new route there and I found a promo ticket, so I thought, “Why not?“, haha. This trip also made me realize that it…

#2323 – A Warm Summer

ENGLISH Now that we are approaching the end of August, well, this summer has overall been the warmest summer in the Netherlands since I moved to this country nine years ago! Heck even at one point this year, the temperature reached 40°C in the Netherlands, which was unheard of! Fortunately I got to miss experiencing…