#2471 – A Summer Long Weekend in Dubrovnik

In mid-September, I took three days off to go on an extended weekend trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia. Dubrovnik had been in my bucket list for since 2007 after it appeared on The Amazing Race season 12. Fast forward 14 years later and after a lot of detours (pun intended 😛 ), it was so nice…

#2466 – A September Long Weekend Story

As my Instagram followers would have known by now, I made the last weekend a long weekend, again! Yeay! So naturally after getting my fully vaccinated status, I was looking for a possibility to go on a trip somewhere. Well, within the European Union only though as for now the hassle-free travel is mostly possible…

#2461 – A Mini Vacation in Lisbon

In mid-June, I went to Lisbon, Portugal to use up the three days of holiday allowances that would expire before the end of the month; for a mini vacation that I had really needed anyway by that point. This was only my second visit to Lisbon, with the first being … more than a decade…

#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…

#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…

#2434 – A Decade Anniversary Trip to Porto

ENGLISH In mid-October2020, I took two days off and went on a long weekend trip to Porto, Portugal. This trip was quite special because it was a decade anniversary of my trip to Porto in mid-October 2010, which was my first abroad trip in Europe! What made it more fun was that I didn’t go…

#2426 – A Long Weekend Story

ENGLISH So this weekend was a long weekend to me. No, there was not any public holiday here in the Netherlands (it is not holiday season 😛 ), but rather I made use of two of my holiday allowances which I haven’t been able to use much this year, haha. Anyway, as my Instagram followers…

#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…