#2396 – A Long-Ish Weekend Story

ENGLISH So as it turned out, Thursday last week was a public holiday in the Netherlands; thus effectively making Friday a “bridging” day. Many of my colleagues took Friday off so that they would have a “real” long weekend this weekend. As for me, well, I didn’t, haha πŸ˜› . I mean, I thought taking…

#2338 – Fall So Far

ENGLISH As I mentioned some time ago, the Fall season this year did not begin with a great start, where it was raining a lot. Even though, actually this on itself wasn’t at all surprising as this kind of weather is actually typical Fall in the Netherlands, and is one of the main reasons this…

#2334 – The Worst Side of Fall

ENGLISH Be careful what you wish for… About a month ago I mentioned that, somehow, I couldn’t wait for Fall already because of the untypical hot summer in Europe this year. Oh well, the above saying then becomes super relevant because indeed Fall has come in the Netherlands. And it is not (yet) its more…

#2211 – A Fall Weekend in Sunny Madrid

ENGLISH So I went to Madrid forΒ a weekend trip this November; with the main reason being trying out Air Europa’s wide-body Amsterdam-Madrid flight, haha. But I did not make the trip as an Avgeek Weekend Trip because I decided to spend two nights in Madrid. And here is the story from my stay in Madrid….

#2199 – A Couple of Recent Stories

ENGLISH Rain and Tennis In general I consider myself being quite lucky weather-wise in relation to my weekly tennis lesson. Quite often the weather sucks during the day (typical Fall) but turns alright (as in not raining at the very least (yeah I have such a low threshold for the Dutch Fall weather πŸ˜› ))…

#2136 – This Summer Thus Far in Amsterdam

ENGLISH From my experience, this Summer has been a rather unusual Summer in the Netherlands. “Unusual” as in it hasn’t rained that often, the temperature has, in many days, been in the warmer scale, and, most surprisingly, the weather has been sunny in many days too!! This trend has occurred since around May though which,…

#2069 – Hello, March

ENGLISH So here we are now, already two months into the year of 2018. Here are some stories from my February. February Generally, February is the coldest month of the year in the Netherlands; and this was indeed also the case this year, especially in the last week or so. However, surprisingly the weather was…