On Friday, Danny, Scott and I did something silly. Everyone asked “why?”, we responded “why not?”. We toured Belgium and The Netherlands by train, in one day, taking twelve hours.
Month: March 2018
FEATS 2018 ANTWERP | English-language theatre festival from 18 to 21 May
The BATS hosts FEATS 2018. Mark your calendars on the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st of May.
REVIEW | Amtrak part 2: Travelling on corridor services
Last ime we talked about the long distance and transcontinental trains ofthe American rail operator Amtrak. Today we discuss the Amtrak trains operating on shorter distances, the so called ‘corridor’ services. These services are also more influenced and sometimes even funded by the local states, so their services can differ.
REVIEW | Travelling across the USA with Amtrak
As we got inspired by watching some travel vlogs about travelling on Amtrak and spurred on by Michael Portillo‘s ‘Great American Railroad Journeys‘ on BBC Two we decided to try it out ourselves in 2016.
Gay Taipei with misterb&b
As I travelled alone to the Republic of China, also know as Taiwan, I decided to try out misterb&b in Taipei. It’s airbnb‘s gay cousin. Although they’re not related.
PHOTOS | Walking the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit at Albert Park
It’s Formula 1 time. The 2018 F1 season gets underway in Melbourne this Sunday. When I was in Australia in 2011 I went to walk the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit in Albert Park. The annual construction was underway.
REVIEW | Flying SAS transatlantic
After seeing some travel vlogs about travelling across the USA with Amtrak Timothy and me decided to try it out for ourselves in 2016. As we would be flying to Chicago to start our trip and flying back from Los Angeles at the end we had to look at some more expensive ‘open-jaw’ (meaning flying…
Ticket Distribution: the failure of railways to sell themselves
Earlier this week I went to the international ticket office in Antwerp Central station to make some reservations for my trains for my upcoming trip to Poland. When I got to the front of the queue the man working the desk informed me the since the beginning of March they were only able to issue…
Benelux-intercity train from Brussels to Amsterdam changes route to Breda starting 9 April
Starting 9 April 2018, the international intercity train from Brussels to Amsterdam wil operate via Breda instead of Roosendaal. But there’s a twist.
Claus Gurumeta travels for the sake of travel, nature, great food and craft beers
Claus Gurumeta breathes travel. It’s his job at Flight Center and his social media oozes the good life with visits to breweries, travels to the United Sates, Argentina, his father’s country of origin Mexico and many other destinations.