#2357 – 2019 Year End Trip (The Destinations)

ENGLISH I have mentioned before that for my year end trip this year, I am going to … Canada!! But the question is, where in Canada because Canada is certainly a big country, haha. Well, I thought because the very trigger of my action of applying for the visa was my thought of going to…

#2344 – The Ultimate Weekend Trip

ENGLISH Flashback to five years ago (2014) … I was in the middle of my PhD years back then when my officemate, who was very soon going to have his PhD defense, was busy looking for jobs. At this point he would like to go to the US for a job fair and so he…

#2332 – On Travel “Worries”

ENGLISH As I grow “more mature” (somehow I don’t like the association coming with the word “older”, haha ๐Ÿ˜› ), I have noticed that I tend to … “worry” a little bit more than before. This especially feels obvious to me when I am at the stage of planning a trip (which I have been…

#2310 – A Short Summer Trip to Indonesia

ENGLISH When I was in Indonesia in March for my dad’s passing, a good friend of mine told me his upcoming wedding plan this July and, obviously, he gave me an invitation. But he did not put any pressure on me for coming as he thought it could be too much to ask given that…

#2307 – Two Random Recent Stories

ENGLISH The Big Bang Theory When I subscribed to Netflix about two years ago, I mentioned my disappointment not to have Friends and The Big Bang Theory in its library at the time. But since earlier last year, Netflix has added Friends into the library, which I have been happy about. And I just learned…

#2264 – This Week’s Story

ENGLISH This week has been … an interesting one for me. I started this week with quite a jetlag as I was back in Amsterdam on Sunday morning from my sudden last-minute “trip” to Indonesia for my dad’s passing earlier this month. And as I have shared a few days ago, right now I am…

#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…