Travel Newsletter - 5 March 2021

Vaccination in Vietnam begins soon, living at airports, a space hotel, and more travel reads for future travel inspiration.

Greetings from Ho Chi Minh City! This week in my news feed there has been a noticeable uptick in the number of people sharing that they have gotten vaccinated.

Vietnam will begin COVID-19 vaccination this week, though I haven’t thought about it yet as I would be a low priority on the list. We are relatively safe here as well, so getting the vaccine isn’t going to make me celebrate like, say, Gurdeep Pandher of Yukon.

I think though I will be doing this kind of happy dance when I pass through an international border again. I will just do it outside the terminal to avoid being escorted from the building.

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