One thing I really love doing on the weekends is visiting Massimo restaurant to enjoy their gelato. Massimo is an Italian restaurant in Sanur, and I’m lucky enough to live within a walking distance from it.
“I bet these people never realize that they live in such a beautiful place,” says aroonh82 or whatever name of the person whose comment I happen to read under a Youtube video, some years ago when I was still living in Albany. That day I was missing Holland’s parks, canals, trams, trains and all the […]
Albany is a city with a rich Dutch heritage. Around 1609, it was the Dutch who established the Fort Orange at the site of the present-day Albany. To celebrate the heritage, every year during the Mother’s Day weekend a Tulip Festival is celebrated at the Washington Park in Albany. This year, however, the tulips are […]
After staying dormant for a couple of months due to the unusual warm winter, finally the snow plows were back into action today. As someone from a tropical country, I’m always amazed at this snow removal technique. Basically snow plows are trucks or tractors with blades attached to the front side. The blade is used […]
You may say that cycling is just cycling: you get on a bike and starts pedaling. But I say that your cycling experience can be really different, depending where you are. Let’s take a look on how cycling in Holland is different than cycling in Albany, NY. (I’d love to share about cycling in Manado-Indonesia […]
Maybe it’s a coincidence, maybe it’s not… but I’m now living in another city that has a strong Dutch heritage. It’s Albany, the capital city of New York State. Albany was first settled by the Dutch in 1629. It used to be called the Fort Orange (referring to the House of Orange, the royal family […]