So many things happened on our first day out that I could just find time now to give an update. On Friday April 9 at 2PM local time in Hanoi we were allowed to leave the hotel. Hence they really count 14 days by the hour. Better to take it seriously, because in Singapore a… Continue reading Freedom!

How is that Website Built?

Updates 2021-04-11 Added video hosting Hosting and CMS I’ve gotten a few questions hence it’s simpler to answer as a new post. This website uses the CMS hosted at Planethoster. hosting: Planethoster. With their “World” service you get for 6€/month as many websites as you want on the same server, unlimited space, and 8… Continue reading How is that Website Built?

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Are we Turning into Cats?

Spending time behind the windows, looking outside at the street, nearby buildings and passersby. Plenty of time to sleep or take a nap. Getting food without even having to cook or shop for groceries. Wait… a real cat would truly hesitate whether to stay inside, or have a walk outside. That’s the feline dilemma. But… Continue reading Are we Turning into Cats?

Food Delivery

So how does that work? since we cannot leave our room, we get to fill paper forms before 4PM each day and leave them on the table in the lobby. There are three meals a day, plus snacks and drinks. Food delivery from outside is prohibited, in case hotel guests got sick and needed treatment… Continue reading Food Delivery

Halfway There!

Today is our seventh day in quarantine. We got a nice message and gift from the hotel, two pouches of snacks which the kids almost devoured… they stopped just because we would not let them eat all of them. Within the next few days I’ll try and take pictures of the food delivery process to… Continue reading Halfway There!

Landing in Vietnam

We landed at Noi Bai airport, Hanoi, on Friday March 26, 2021, 11h30. All passengers had to wait and be called one by one for processing the papers before going through the usual passport checks. Interesting twist: this is the last time (for now) we saw our passports. To ensure that arriving passengers respect the… Continue reading Landing in Vietnam