#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…

#2437 – Reflecting on 2020

ENGLISH Now that 2020 is coming to an end and that I don’t have any vacation planned for it, I feel like reflecting on how this year has generally been. In some ways similar to how I have always reflected here on how a year has been at the end of it (Well, only until…

#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…

#2431 – A Weekend in Wien

ENGLISH Two and a half months ago (haha), I went on a short weekend getaway to Vienna. So here is the (short) story of my Vienna’s trip this time around, before it gets even more outdated 😛 . Obviously to get to Vienna, I chose to fly, haha 😀 . The KLM Schengen Crown Lounge…

#2428 – Hello November

ENGLISH So it’s only two months left before the end of 2020! But at this point it seems that these are going to be two tough months here in Europe. It is apparent that the COVID-19 second wave has hit pretty much all of Europe. The Netherlands has been in partial lockdown since mid-October, a…

#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…

#2425 – A Short Visit to Lavaux

ENGLISH Lausanne was located at the “edge” of Lavaux, a region famously known for the beautiful terraced vineyards that it made the UNESCO World Heritage Site list! So obviously on my weekend trip to Lausanne in mid-August, I tried to make some ways to see and enjoy this region 😀 . For this, thankfully similarly to…

#2422 – This Last Weekend

ENGLISH With my generally “slow” travelling season this summer for me, I was longing for a beach destination for a short weekend getaway somewhere. I then found a cheap return ticket to Nice, France for mid-September and bought it after confirming with the official Dutch travel advice which categorized the entirety of France as “yellow”…