#2412 – A Weekend in the Rheinfall

ENGLISH In early July, finally I had my first trip since mid-March where I went to the Rheinfall in Switzerland. I flew to Zurich because the waterfalls was located not that far away from the city. In fact, there was an hourly direct train connection between it and Zurich Airport! There were more options than…

#2398 – Another Long Weekend

ENGLISH So after a “long-ish” weekend the previous weekend, this weekend was another long weekend here in the Netherlands. A “real” long weekend because yesterday (Monday) was a public holiday here. Yeay! Though, unfortunately this marked the last long weekend we would have this year because the next public holiday in this country will be…

#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 😛 . I mean, I thought taking…

#2385 – Apparently A Long Weekend

ENGLISH As a side effect of the extended work from home (WFH) situation that I have been in for about four weeks now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I did not realize that this weekend is a long weekend! The first one this year, as today is Easter Monday! Haha 😆 . The weather in…

#2376 – A Sunny Weekend in Madrid

ENGLISH I have mentioned it a little bit some time ago, I went to Madrid for a weekend trip in mid-February. And as I said back then, I was really glad I went on this trip because the weather in Madrid was perfect! Meanwhile in the Netherlands, it was storming that weekend, lol 😆 ….

#2370 – A Sunny Winter Weekend in Valencia

ENGLISH Once upon a time a few years ago, I stumbled accross some pictures of Valencia and, since then, I have wanted to go there! But somehow I have consistently found it challenging to get a great deal on the flights there (unless I would be okay with flying LCCs, which was quite a “stretch”…

#2369 – A Quick Update

ENGLISH As my Instagram (@azilko) followers might have known, I went on a weekend trip, again, this weekend, haha. And just like two weeks ago (which trip I have not mentioned here at this blog 😛 ) when I went to Valencia, I also went to Spain. Though, this time around I went to Madrid,…

#2367 – A Rainy Weekend in Venice

ENGLISH I kicked off my weekend trips of 2020 in mid-January with a visit to … Venice! Yep, the super famous Italian city! I have been to Venice before, but only once, though, that was nine years ago as part of my 2010 year end trip to Italy with a group of friends. So yeah,…