Back in the cold and cosy Netherlands. While I'm slowly recovering from my reversed culture shock - I can testify now: it's a thing - it's time to make up the balance, my closing post for this chapter of my life.
I've been here for almost 7 months now, and I've gotten to the point where my Spotify commercials have turned from English into Chinese. I think I'm officially integrated.
October has arrived, and while in the Netherlands fall is already showing it's face, in Singapore everything stays steady: hot and sweaty as always because Singapore doesn't do seasons. So, I'm still arriving sweaty at work every morning, get sweaty out of the shower, and sweat besides the pool on the weekends. Such a tough … Continue reading Bangkok, Singapore, and Science as it is.
It's been quiet again for a while. But I'm still alive and kicking!
It has been a while, and a lot has happened. Both in the world in general and for me personally. I've almost reached the 3-month mark here, and with that also my first 'dip.'
Time is flying and we've almost reached the longest day of the summer already. Now that I settled in, I couldn't help my backpack, laying on top of my closet, starting to call my name.
I have been here for over a month now. Can you believe it? I certainly can't! 😉 Although, I am proud to share that my chop stick skills are steadily improving
I've been here for three weeks now, I'm slowly getting into some sort of rhythm, and I've come to that moment where I'm starting to realize I actually live in South East Asia, Singapore. It's not a holiday, it's not that some months backpacking trip. No, I live here, for pretty much the remainder of … Continue reading Living in Singapore
So, I definitely have some catching up to do. I've almost been here for 2 weeks already. Time's flying!! Honestly, it really took me some time to adjust. Actually, I'm still adjusting, but I dare to say I've settle down somewhat. It's just a totally different world. Singapore is a lovely, vibrant city: amazing architectures, … Continue reading New city, new culture, new life.