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).
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 2 and a half hours you get a scenic tour of the city while enjoying an exquisite 5-course meal designed by topchef Pierre Wind. Continue reading
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 the embassies of the different countries in The Hague as well as the city centre with the Paleis Noordeinde (Dutch Royal Palace), the Binnenhof (It houses the meeting place of both houses of the States General of the Netherlands, as well as the Ministry of General Affairs and the office of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands.) and the Gevangenpoort.
It’s also an ideal destination to travel to via the new Benelux train, which offers 4 direct trains a day between Brussels and The Hague.
As I am preparing for a city trip to Madrid in Spain, what do I take along in my hand luggage?