#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…

#2223 – 2018 in Review

ENGLISH The year of 2018 is coming to an end, and so it is the time for my annual yearly review just like previously in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Though I want to shake things up a little bit this year. Unlike my “usual” chronological style in those posts from previous years,…

#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…

#2195 – Photo Tales (50)

ENGLISH Photo #108 So I went to a supermarket nearby my hotel just after arriving in New York. And I saw the above there! Yep, packages of stroopwafels. I found it funny that I had just travelled all the way from Amsterdam that day (with all the dramas) only to find stroopwafels in New York…

#2193 – The Big Three Oh Trip (Part VII: The National Mall)

ENGLISH Posts in the Big Three Oh Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights Drama 3. Part II: Premium Economy to New York 4. Part III: New York 5. Part IV: The 2018 US Open 6. Part V: New York Attractions 7. Part VI: Washington D.C. 8. Part VII: The National Mall 9….