AirBnb and getting a B Permit

Many guides are recommending AirBnb as a good first accomodation while looking for a long term rent, and while sorting out permits and banks. It is, but there are issues to be aware of. The main drawback is that the standard paperwork you get with an AirBnb is not sufficient for getting a B Permit, as it is classed as a hotel. You need to make sure that your AirBnb landlord can give you a proper signed stamped accomodation contract, as otherwise getting a B permit will not be possible!

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Using Showterm with Docker

Halfway through setting up a new Django tutorial today, I realised that recording it would be even better. However, I’d already installed packages, and needed a fresh environment. I could have of course wiped the install, but that might have left some crud on the system. I could have reinstalled ubuntu, but that would have taken time. I could have created a cloud server (digital ocean, etc), but that adds some extra cost and latency. Let’s instead do it with docker!

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