#2398 – Another Long Weekend

ENGLISH So after a “long-ish” weekend the previous weekend, this weekend was another long weekend here in the Netherlands. A “real” long weekend because yesterday (Monday) was a public holiday here. Yeay! Though, unfortunately this marked the last long weekend we would have this year because the next public holiday in this country will be…

#2393 – Tennis is Back!

ENGLISH Finally some great news! Due to the promising trend on the numbers revolving the COVID-19 pandemic in the Netherlands, as of this week some limited relaxations on the restrictions have been put in place! For once, we are now allowed to play tennis again! Yeay! 😀 I am really, really happy about this! As…

#2355 – Recent Stories

ENGLISH It feels like it has been a while since I last wrote something about my general life here; though partly that’s because my blogging activity has significantly dropped in the last month or so, haha. But anyway, in a sentence I could sum it up as: I am happy that it is almost Christmas…

#2325 – On Tennis

ENGLISH September means that … finally a new round of my regular tennis lesson has started again after a short break this Summer. This is exciting to me for the obvious reason; as to be honest sometimes I feel bored of only hitting the gym as part of my (very) regular exercising regime in a…

#1966 – No More Student Discount

ENGLISH No longer being a student, I guess I need to make peace with the situation where I no longer can expect to get student discounts, lol 😆 . Look, obviously I prefer my situation now where I can afford more stuffs than during my student years. But still, there are times when I miss…

#1948 – A Visa and More Expenses

ENGLISH A Visa Aside from recovering my body after my three consecutive weekend trips, there was actually another reason why I have been “taking a break” from travelling lately. It was because I did not have my passport with me as I was applying for a visa!! Btw, of course, yes, travelling domestically within the Netherlands…

#1062 – Tennis Lesson, Busy, and Veggies

ENGLISH Tennis Lesson Q4 Last Monday, the registration for the tennis lesson for the next period (fourth quarter) was opened. Learning from my previous experience where every slot was gone really fast, I put my eyes more closely this time. I checked the registration website literally every 10 to 15 minutes, hahaha. But even with…

#1057 – Long Weekend, Tennis Club, and The Apprentice

ENGLISH Long Weekend Up until yesterday, I did not know that this weekend would be a long weekend (starting tomorrow), huahaha 😆 😳 . I guess I was so caught up in my work that I did not really think of when is the holiday, when is this, or when is that :P. What do…