#2403 – Ninh Binh

ENGLISH Posts in the 2020 Southeast Asia Spring Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: KLM Business Class Boeing 777-300ER Amsterdam to Jakarta 3. Part II: Yogyakarta 4. Part III: Singapore 5. Part IV: Travel Drama to Hanoi 6. Part V: Hanoi 7. Part VI: Ninh Binh 8. Part VII: Vietnam Airlines Business Class Airbus…

#2402 – COVID-19 and My Travel Plans (2)

ENGLISH About two months ago I shared how the current COVID-19 pandemic had (already) affected my travelling plan up to that point. By then, I already had to cancel my upcoming late Spring trip to Norway and Sweden; and for the first time since 2011, to not go to Paris at the end of May/early…

#2401 – Recent Random Stories

ENGLISH I started last week with three matches in my tennis club’s internal tournament in three consecutive days. And it was … really intense, mentally though more than physically! Haha 😆 You know as someone who is competitive by nature, obviously I would really like to win these matches. But especially given what was at…

#2400 – My First Time in Hanoi, Vietnam

ENGLISH Posts in the 2020 Southeast Asia Spring Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: KLM Business Class Boeing 777-300ER Amsterdam to Jakarta 3. Part II: Yogyakarta 4. Part III: Singapore 5. Part IV: Travel Drama to Hanoi 6. Part V: Hanoi 7. Part VI: Ninh Binh 8. Part VII: Vietnam Airlines Business Class Airbus…

#2399 – Si Doel and Pokemon

ENGLISH Si Doel The Movie About a month ago or so when I was browsing my Netflix for new shows it had just added, I stumbled upon: Yep, Si Doel The Movie! In the Dutch Netflix! Btw, for those who are unfamiliar, Si Doel is a popular 1990s Indonesian soap opera, which I watched as…

#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…