#2332 – On Travel “Worries”

ENGLISH As I grow “more mature” (somehow I don’t like the association coming with the word “older”, haha 😛 ), 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…

#2280 – 2019 Spring Trip in Central Europe (The Destinations)

ENGLISH As I shared in December, my travelling schedule up to this coming May has been packed for quite a while. In fact, it has been planned for so long that I would have two big trips this Spring! The first one was my recent Spring trip to Southeast Asia, which story is still ongoing here….

#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…

#2222 – The 2018 Year-End Trip (The Destinations)

ENGLISH Since I moved to the Netherlands in 2010, I have had a streak of going on a trip at the end of a year. Well, 2011 being an exception, of course, haha; but other than that year, I went to Italy in 2010, France and Italy in 2012, England in 2013, India in 2014, USA (Boston and New York) and…

#2214 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH After my Summer weekend trip to Lyon last year, Aggy recommended another short trip to Lyon for La Fête des Lumières (the Festival of Light) that is held every December. I couldn’t go last year because my UK tourist visa was expiring soon which made me think of using it one more time, haha. I ended…