Last year Timothy and I went on a backpacking adventure to Eastern Europe and the Balkan countries, we started our trip with a night in the InterContinental Düsseldorf before boarding the overnight Nightjet onwards via a brief change of trains in Vienna to Budapest. Budapest is the capital of Hungary and I was amazed by…
Month: August 2018
Bums out in Saint Petersburg
During my two days in the historic and cultural capital of Russia, Saint Petersburg, I couldn’t not notice the many bare bums in sculptures. Russians have a reputation to be harsh and could, but they must have hot behinds. Because they are not afraid to show some skin.
Culinary, food and drinks markets in Antwerp
On Friday 24 August 2018 Dokmarkt held its first edition at the Eilandje neighbourhood in Antwerp. The start of weekly culinary tradition on Friday.
Fawlty Towers in real life, a stay at the Crowne Plaza Belgrade
The Crowne Plaza Belgrade is located in the ‘new’ part of Belgrade, Novi Beograd, across the Sava River from the city centre. While it is located in the building complex of the Sava Centar exhibition and conference centre and ideally suited if you are attending an event there it is not as suitably located when…
REVIEW | Radisson Blu Frankfurt
On our way to the Crowne Plaza Heidelberg during our weekend road trip into southwestern Germany we had a stopover in the iconic Radisson Blu of Frankfurt. This hotel is well known for its signature disk like shape and can be seen from when approaching Frankfurt over the Autobahn. The hotel opened its doors back in…
Lessons learned after Royal Caribbean’s Northern Europe cruise with Serenade of the Seas
July was a special month. It was the first time in forever I went on a trip in a July, as it is the prerogative of straight couples with children to take a leave in July – but mostly because I finally went on a cruise.
REVIEW | Crowne Plaza Heidelberg, the ideal base to discover the Rhine-Neckar area
Heidelberg is a small university town located in Baden-Wurttemberg situated on the river Neckar in South-West Germany. It is located in the densely populated Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, close to Mannheim. The main tourist attractions are the baroque style old town, the old bridge and of course the castle overlooking the city.
REVIEW | InterContinental Dusseldorf
The InterContinental Dusseldorf is one of my favourite hotels to stay at, it always feels like coming home whenever I visit. It is located along the Konigsallee, the poshest street in Dusseldorf and possibly of whole Germany with shops of all the most important brands that can be found alongside it. The hotel itself is…
PHOTOS & VIDEOS | Antwerp Pride 2018
On Saturday 11 August pink Antwerp in Belgium assembled at the river Scheldt for the Antwerp Pride Parade. Perfect weather conditions drew some 100,000 participants and spectators to the city centre.
Gays failing at being gay? ‘LGBTQ Mix & Mingle’ on Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas lacked enthusiasm
Both Danny and Sven insisted Steve and I should try the LGBTQI+ (add as many letters as you want) activity on board. A nice way to meat other unicorns on board Royal Caribbean‘s Serenade of the Seas while on the Northern Europe cruise on the Baltic Sea. As you can tell from the title, it…