#2320 – Nine Years in Europe

ENGLISH Today nine years ago, my life in Europe officially started when I got off a Garuda Indonesia’s Airbus A330-200 at Schiphol Airport from Jakarta (via Dubai). The biggest “event” of this ninth year came earlier this year where, ready or not, I must face the “consequence” of my choice to live in Europe, when…

#2313 – On Blogging

ENGLISH As you might have observed, in the past three months or so, my blogging frequency (mainly in terms of the number of posts published) has decreased. I previously touched upon this and said perhaps I would write about this if I would feel like it. To be honest, at first it felt like I…

#2312 – Fandom in Sport

ENGLISH Do you have a favorite sporting figure? Be it an athlete or a team? As for me, I have not made it a secret that I am a tennis fans. And, moreover, I am a huge fans of both Venus and Serena Williams, two icons in the professional tennis world. As a fans, obviously…

#2272 – Back in Europe

ENGLISH Yep, I am back in Europe … again. This Sunday, I arrived in Amsterdam with an Air France’s Airbus A321-200 from Paris-CDG; thus marking the end of my first big Spring trip this year (I don’t feel comfortable calling my prior sudden last-minute visit to Indonesia a “trip” as it was for my dad’s…

#2270 – One Month

ENGLISH It was exactly one month ago. Hearing the news shocked me to the core. It made my body to seem to forget to how to function. It changed my life. Yeah, my dad passed away one month ago. Since then it has been quite a “weird” month. Well, objectively not in reality actually because life…

#2263 – 2019 Spring Trip to SE Asia (The Destinations)

ENGLISH As I shared in December, at the time I had already had travelling plans through the first half of 2019. Some of these plans actually formed two big trips in Spring this year. The first one is coming quite soon, and I have decided to still go on this trip. And so it is…

#2261 – Back in Europe, For Now

ENGLISH Hello all, so I am back in Europe after my sudden last-minute “trip” to Indonesia just before. Again, first of all I would like to say a lot, lot of thanks for all the kind words and messages that were directed towards us. Obviously we are still trying to cope with this situation, to…

#2258 – A Quick Update

ENGLISH You might have noticed that there have been no new posts here in the past several days, which is quite uncharacteristic for this blog. My Instagram (@azilko) followers might have known why, but I still think it is good to share here. Currently I am in Yogyakarta, Indonesia; but not for the most “fun”…