#2350 – A Fall Weekend in NYC

ENGLISH Posts in The Ultimate Weekend Trip series: 1. Part I: KLM Boeing 787-9 Amsterdam to New York 2. Part II: A (Long) Weekend in New York 3. Part III: New York to Amsterdam via Detroit with Delta In all my previous trips to New York, I stayed in Manhattan; in different parts of Manhattan,…

#2346 – KLM’s Boeing 787-9 Economy Comfort Flight KL641 AMS-JFK

ENGLISH Posts in The Ultimate Weekend Trip series: 1. Part I: KLM Boeing 787-9 Amsterdam to New York 2. Part II: A (Long) Weekend in New York 3. Part III: New York to Amsterdam via Detroit with Delta Schiphol Airport was somehow very busy today. Even the KLM’s SkyPriority check-in area was somehow super crowded;…

#2345 – Side Topics from The Ultimate Weekend Trip

ENGLISH Here are a few (frequent) topics that I got asked from The Ultimate Weekend Trip to New York that I just did less than two weeks ago, which all relate to the “how” part of the trip ๐Ÿ˜€ . One is the jetlag. To be honest, though, it wasn’t that bad. It was just…

#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…

#2343 – No DST in 2019

ENGLISH This weekend was a Daylight Saving Time (DST) weekend in the Netherlands. And it was the one I liked the “better”, as this Sunday was 25 hours in length! But as my Instagram followers (@azilko) have known now, unfortunately I could not “enjoy” this DST because … I have been in New York since…

#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 duringย my 2018 year end trip, when given the chance obviously I tried to embrace the American eating culture as well ๐Ÿ˜› . 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…