Fantasy stay-home notice at Swissotel: 21 days of sunrises and surprises

The writer served a 21-day stay-home notice at the Swissotel The Stamford, with a spectacular view of the city.
The writer served a 21-day stay-home notice at the Swissotel The Stamford, with a spectacular view of the city.PHOTO: PARUL RAJPOPAT THAKKER

SINGAPORE - After a seven-month stay in Kobe, Japan, where I grew up, I was filled with anxiety about my flight back to Singapore on April 25.

I visit Kobe every year, and this time, I had kept extending my stay, hoping that the quarantine period in Singapore would soon be reduced to seven days. But finally, I accepted the fact that it would last 14 days.

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