In September 2014 I visited Seoul. Obviously when there you must visit the Joint Security Area (JSA) at the so-called Truce Village or Panmunjom. It’s the best known and focal point of the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
Month: April 2018
A return trip by train to ‘exotic’ places for only 150 euros
Even though booking train tickets online can be quite a hassle, there are possibilities to travel by train to far flung places like Ukraine, Belarus and Northern Sweden for €150 or less, as written by Treinreiziger.nl .
Flying Brussels Airlines from Brussels Airport to Madrid Barajas and back
On Wednesday 18 April I flew with Brussels Airlines SN3721 from Brussels Airport in Belgium to Aeropuerto Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas in Spain. I flew back on Sunday 22 April with SN3728.
Hoftrammm, the tram dining experience
If you are or staying in a hotel in The Hague, like the Hilton The Hague, on a city trip you might want to go out for a special dinner. One of the more peculiar dining settings in The Hague must be the Hoftrammm, a tram rebuilt into a restaurant. During a ride of about…
REVIEW | Hilton The Hague
The Hilton The Hague is located inside the former PTT main office dating of the 1950´s, located on the corner of Zeestraat and Scheveningseveer/Mauritskade right next to the Panorama Mesdag (A museum housing a 360 degree view of the seaside and dunes at Scheveningen in 1881). This location is close to the Peace Palace and…
Packing my backpack as hand luggage with travel documents and electronics
As I am preparing for a city trip to Madrid in Spain, what do I take along in my hand luggage?
Rubens’ self portrait back in Rubens House Antwerp
After a 14-month restoration, a rare self portrait by Sir Peter Paul Rubens is back on exhibit at the Rubens House in Antwerp.
Spending time in the Smithsonian Museums in Washington DC and New York
When you visit Washington DC you will most likely visit some of the big museums located there. Most of them are part of the Smithsonian Institution and located around the Mall, where you can find most of the important sights in Washington DC. During our trip to New York and Washington DC we visited some…
UK | Where to exchange your expired Bank of England 5 and 10 pound notes?
If you weren’t aware – as I wasn’t – you will be now. The old fivers and tenners are now expired and no legal tender anymore. So what to do?
Trying out the Benelux-intercity train from Antwerp to Breda
We just had to. Since 9 April the Benelux-intercity train has a different route and thus links Antwerp to North Brabant town of Breda.