#2355 – Recent Stories

ENGLISH It feels like it has been a while since I last wrote something about my general life here; though partly that’s because my blogging activity has significantly dropped in the last month or so, haha. But anyway, in a sentence I could sum it up as: I am happy that it is almost Christmas…

#2352 – Hello December!

ENGLISH Somehow it is December already, the last month of, not only 2019, but also this decade (the 2010s)! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Time really flies! This time around ten years ago, apparently I was busy with my upcoming Bachelor thesis defence, a couple of assignments, a couple of upcoming final examinations, and to execute some responsibility related…

#2265 – Kicking Off My 2019 Weekend Trips in Frankfurt

ENGLISH In early February this year, I went on a relatively last-minute weekend trip to Frankfurt, Germany. It happened that this was my first weekend trip this year, so it felt like a “kick off”! Haha ๐Ÿ˜› Even though, unfortunately as I said back then, I felt like I had had better weekend trips than…

#2253 – Some Recent February Stories

ENGLISH It has been a nice couple of weeks in the Netherlands, and actually in many places in Europe, weather-wise. After such an extended period of thick cloud and gloominess, finally we got some sun! Seriously, though, at one point I really thought I hadn’t seen the sun in weeks, except when I was flying…

#2246 – Flu and A Baby Shower

ENGLISH I guess one downside of the “prolonged” cold weather here in the Netherlands is … the flu! Haha ๐Ÿ˜› . For quite some time I saw people around me getting some flu, to varying degree. For a while I thought I was, both, lucky and had great immune system (haha) because I was unaffected….

#2244 – 2018 Year End Trip (Part III: Miami Beach)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2018 Year End Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to Miami 3. Part II: Miami 4. Part III: Miami Beach 5. Part IV: Getting to Austin 6. Part V: Austin 7. Part VI: Getting to New York 8. Part VII: New York 9. Part VIII: Back to Europe I…

#2238 – Some Stories This Week

ENGLISH This week, this happened in the Netherlands: Yeay, it was snowing again this winterโ„๏ธ!!ย As I mentioned back then, this was far from my first experience ever with snow, but somehow snow still excites me!!ย ๐Ÿ˜ Speaking of this week, my tennis lesson for the first half of this year was also supposed to start. I…

#2235 – 2018 Year End Trip (Introduction)

ENGLISH Posts in the 2018 Year End Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: Getting to Miami 3. Part II: Miami 4. Part III: Miami Beach 5. Part IV: Getting to Austin 6. Part V: Austin 7. Part VI: Getting to New York 8. Part VII: New York 9. Part VIII: Back to Europe I…