#2347 – When Being Inactive Just For A Day

ENGLISH It has actually been awhile since I first noticed that … sometimes a “lazy” weekend isn’t as “great” as it might sound like. But first let’s clarify what I mean by a “lazy” weekend. In this case, a lazy weekend is a day where I do very little physical activity, including walking, haha. So…

#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…

#2335 – A Short Weekend in Geneva

ENGLISH As my Instagram followers (@azilko) have known, this weekend I went to Geneva in Switzerland. It was a short getaway where I left Amsterdam on Saturday morning and stayed in Geneva until about noon time on Sunday; because I have been there twice: in 2016 and last year, haha. This trip was a manifestation…

#2315 – Back in Europe

ENGLISH So … I am back in Europe now after my short summer trip to Indonesia! Yesterday afternoon, my KLM flight KL896 from Shanghai landed at Schiphol Airport marking the end of the trip. Yep, Shanghai, as in I took quite some detour to get to/back from Indonesia on this trip. In fact, here is…

#2306 – A Weekend in Luxembourg City

ENGLISH A few weeks ago, two friends of mine invited me to join them on a weekend trip to Luxembourg City. I would like to join but at the time I wasn’t sure I would be able to make it as I was in the middle of my visa application process. But thankfully my visa…

#2290 – Finally, A Weekend!

ENGLISH The title says it all. I am glad that it is the weekend, finally! Haha πŸ˜› . Indeed the past two weeks have somehow been quite eventful for me. My mom and aunt went back to Indonesia two weekends ago, after spending about three weeks here, where we also went on a trip around…

#2278 – A Long Weekend!

ENGLISH We are currently in the middle of a long weekend here in the Netherlands, as this weekend is the Easter weekend! Yay! πŸ˜€ But here in the Netherlands, the public holiday is on Monday, i.e. tomorrow, instead of this Friday. This is also why I use the word “middle” above, haha. So this Monday…

#2276 – Finally, A Weekend!

ENGLISH I was glad that this last weekend was … a weekend! Haha πŸ˜› This Saturday was my first Saturday that I spent in Amsterdam since the last weekend of February. The weekends in between, well, I was away; either flying between Europe and Southeast Asia; or I spent those in Strasbourg, or Indonesia. After…