#2465 – A Nice Long Weekend in Nice Nice

I went to Nice for an extended weekend in mid-August this year, my first trip after being officially fully vaccinated! Anyway, the last time I went to Nice was three and a half years ago. That trip was so short though (I was in Nice for less than 24 hours in total) as it was…

#2463 – This Year’s Summer

So here we are in September, pretty much heading towards the end of this year’s summer. And here in the Netherlands, this summer has been … wet! Yes, as in, it has been raining … a lot! This certainly has been really annoying because the rain has messed with my outdoor plans … a lot,…

#2462 – A Long Weekend Story

So just recently I made a weekend a long weekend, where I decided to go on an extended weekend trip! First of all, why this particular weekend in mid-August? Well, it was because my official fully vaccinated status started on this weekend, two weeks after my second vaccine jab! Haha 😛 . So obviously the…

#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…

#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…

#2456 – Finally, A Mini Vacation!

As my Instagram followers have known now, last week was really exciting because … I went on a mini vacation! Yes, finally!! While the overall pandemic situation is certainly still serious here in Europe, things are also clearly improving so there have been some relaxations of restrictions that have been put in place since around…

#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…