Nihao Taiwan! Nihao Surati! We wish you a happy quarantine!

Riding the waves of changing flights, rules, regulations and seemingly unachievable requirements – here I am! Deep exhale… it’s done! And what a wonderful treat to be allowed to have a brief visit with my daughter before ascending to the seventh floor of the Ximen Citizen Hotel (one of the many designated quarantine hotels inContinue reading “Nihao Taiwan! Nihao Surati! We wish you a happy quarantine!”

Up up into the sky… and yonder I go

October 7, 2020Yippee! I made it to Seoul! The first leg of my air travel was a breeze. And spent in relative luxury! I’ve got three seats for myself, can stretch and spread out onboard a plane which usually takes hundreds – there are only 70 travellers and a few staff. Not very sustainable, butContinue reading “Up up into the sky… and yonder I go”

Hurdle #3.5 The Covid Test

Where? When? What? How? How much??? October 5, 2020 Entry restrictions for foreigners to Taiwan in response to COVID-19 outbreak require Foreign nationals without an Alien Resident Certificate to provide a certificate of a negative COVID-19 test result issued within three days of boarding before they are allowed to board their flight or their transitContinue reading “Hurdle #3.5 The Covid Test”