#2460 – Fully Vaccinated(-ish)!

This Friday morning, around five weeks after my first COVID-19 vaccine jab, I finally had my second jab! Yeay! This means I will officially be fully vaccinated soon! I mean, it’s true that I have completed the two doses, but I also need to give the vaccine some time to reach its maximum protectiveness. Here…

#2459 – My First Flight of 2021

In mid-June, I finally had a mini vacation abroad when I went to Lisbon, Portugal. This also meant that I finally took a flight for the first time this year! Yay! This ended the roughly eight month stretch of a “flight free” period, which was due to the pandemic, obviously. The PCR Test Anyway, to…

#2458 – Recent Life Update

The lockdown relaxation trend which has been going on since this Spring has continued here in the Netherlands. In fact, since about ten days ago, most of the restrictions have been lifted! This is, certainly, really nice and life “normalcy” is starting to come back here. I went to some stores to buy some new…

#2457 – My First COVID Vaccine Jab, Finally!

So this morning … I got my first COVID-19 vaccine jab!! Yeay!! The Netherlands has really sped up the vaccination rate in the last couple of months or so. People in low risk group have been invited to make their vaccine appointments; and this has been done by following the year of birth order. My…

#2455 – Two Long Weekends in A Row

This week has been quite unique because … I have had two long weekends in a row. Last Monday was the Whit Monday (Pentecost Monday), which also was the last public holiday in the Netherlands this year before Christmas 😢. Thursday and Friday were special holidays from my office for all employees because … of…

#2454 – Recent Life Under Stepwise Lockdown Relaxation

This weekend was a long weekend-ish here in the Netherlands as Thursday was the Ascension Day. And guess what, I did not realize that it was a public holiday literally until the Wednesday before! Lol. Yeah, not realizing (the rare) public holidays is truly a COVID era thing for me (I already noticed this last…

#2453 – April Stories

Just like in March, my blogging motivation has still been at its lowest point in almost, like, ever; which is kind of a shame because there were actually quite some stories this month to tell. But oh well … . So let’s see how April has been this year … Spring appeared to be in…

#2450 – It’s One Year Since …

ENGLISH … my latest long-haul flight! So today one year ago, I boarded a Vietnam Airlines’ Airbus A350-900 reg VN-A898 at Hanoi Noi Bai International Airport as flight VN19 to Paris as the end of my spring trip to Southeast Asia last year. Yep, it has been one year since my latest long-haul flight! This…