#2271 – The Most Pleasant Question

ENGLISH For whatever reason, there was one question that I got asked quite a lot during my 2018 year end trip. It all started at the reception of the Delta Sky Club at Detroit Metropolitan Airport while transitting to Miami. The lounge agent asked me … if I was sure that I was over 21!!…

#2260 – Photo Tales (54)

ENGLISH Photo #119 When I travel, I usually try as much as possible to savour the local delicacy. To me, it is one way to “experiencing” the local culture. And so during my 2018 year end trip, when given the chance obviously I tried to embrace the American eating culture as well 😛 . An example…

#2255 – 2018 Year End Trip (Part VII: New York)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2018 Year End Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to Miami 3. Part II: Miami 4. Part III: Miami Beach 5. Part IV: Getting to Austin 6. Part V: Austin 7. Part VI: Getting to New York 8. Part VII: New York 9. Part VIII: Back to Europe Even…

#2249 – 2018 Year End Trip (Part V: Austin)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2018 Year End Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to Miami 3. Part II: Miami 4. Part III: Miami Beach 5. Part IV: Getting to Austin 6. Part V: Austin 7. Part VI: Getting to New York 8. Part VII: New York 9. Part VIII: Back to Europe Just…

#2235 – 2018 Year End Trip (Introduction)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2018 Year End Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to Miami 3. Part II: Miami 4. Part III: Miami Beach 5. Part IV: Getting to Austin 6. Part V: Austin 7. Part VI: Getting to New York 8. Part VII: New York 9. Part VIII: Back to Europe I…

#2230 – Back in Europe!

ENGLISH This Wednesday afternoon, my KLM flight KL1234 landed at Schiphol Airport, marking the end of my 2018 Year End Trip to Florida (Miami), Texas (Austin), and New York (New York)! In short, it was such a fun trip!! The weather was super great in both Miami and Austin; and New York was as awesome…

#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…

#2206 – Photo Tales (51)

ENGLISH Photo #111 I walked quite a lot in Washington, D.C. And one thing I noticed about the pedestrian life in this city was that quite some traffic lights had long green light for pedestrians to cross the street! Like the above traffic light allowed 75 seconds. As far as I could recall, this got…