Antwerp Pride, the organising committee, held a new year’s reception at Operaplein 1, the pop-up bar of Opera Vlaanderen and Royal Ballet Flanders.
The Crowne Plaza London Kensington is one of the few hotels I stayed at multiple times, once with Timothy and once with my sister. It’s a modern and comfortable hotel located in some old townhouses giving it a more intimate atmosphere. The location is also superb. It’s situated in Kensington so a bit calmer than the centre of London, but located on a walking distance from the Kensington museums, Harrods and Kensington palace. Thanks to its proximity to Gloucester Road tube station you can enjoy an excellent connectivity to all parts of London on the Circle, District and Piccadilly lines, the latter even providing direct connections to Saint Pancras International station and Heathrow airport for international arrivals and departures
Président de la République Française Emmanuel Macron has agreed to loan the Bayeux Tapestry to the ancestral enemy: the English. The 70-meter-long tapestry will leave France for the first time in 950 years!
After a smooth flight on Lufthansa we were swiftly transferred from the airport to the hotel. Upon arrival our bags were handled by the hotel staff while we were brought straight up to the Club lounge (because we had booked a club room) where we would be checked in while having a drink. This probably was smoothest arrival experience I’ve had up to date, having a cup of tea at my hotel within an hour of landing in the country. Continue reading
On Sunday at 8PM British time and 9PM European Continental Time you can watch ‘The Coronation‘ on BBC One. It’s a documentary about the British ceremony of coronation of a king or a queen and the Crown Jewels.
Last year my friend Michel and I decided we wanted to have a weekend soaking up some early Spring sun to get rid of our winter blues. Since I never had been to Malta before, and Timothy was so lyrical about his experience there, we decided to jet off to the small island in the Mediterranean Sea. Since Michel had a gold status with Star Alliance we decided to fly on Lufthansa so we could make use of all the benefits this would provide us.