#2360 – A Sunny Winter Weekend in Milan

ENGLISH Milan, Italy has kind of been an “anomaly” in my European traveling map. It is a big city not that far from the Netherlands with great access, yet in the nine plus years I have lived in Europe, I have only been there once, about nine years ago. It was perhaps because I did…

#2356 – A Christmas Market Weekend in Berlin

ENGLISH Germany’s Christmas Market is very well-known as an attraction to visit in the weeks prior to Christmas every year. Even so, in the nine plus years I have lived in Europe, I have only been to one, that was in Frankfurt three years ago, haha. So I told myself that I would like to…

#2354 – JFK-DTW-AMS with Delta’s B717 and A350

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 After two full days in New York, it was already the time for me to go back…

#2351 – An Avgeek Weekend in Toulouse

ENGLISH So as I mentioned some time ago, I went on a weekend trip to Toulouse in mid-November. And here is the story of this trip. While technically I have “been” to Toulouse once, that was seven years ago. Back then my parents and I were on our way from Lourdes (about two hours away…

#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,…

#2349 – Some Recent Stories

ENGLISH I have mentioned it before, though; but again, it has been cold in Europe. Especially in the last two weeks or so where it feels like at one point the temperature just dropped! Yeah, to me the temperature drop felt so “apparent” especially because of New York weekend trip at the end of October….

#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;…

#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…