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Month: December 2018
VIDEO | Stoomtram Hoorn – Medemblik steamtram light rail in Holland
After visiting Het Spoorwegmuseum railway museum in Utrecht and staying at Van Der Valk Hotel Hoorn in Hoorn, Danny and I took a ride on the Stoomtram. This steamtram or tram engine is more like a light rail train than a tram or streetcar you see in urban environments.
An airline meal for the holidays
Airline meals usually get the reputation of being boring and uninspirational, just like the small and dry sandwiches airlines like Lufthansa and Air Serbia serve. To counter this prejudice United Airlines decided to release a cookbook highlighting the different types of delicious meals they serve in their business class cabin, all created with the help…
REVIEW | Van Der Valk Hotel Hoorn
As Timothy and I had been planning to take a ride on the Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik for a long time we decided to do this in the weekend of 11th November.
Six not too obvious cities to discover
Where next? We have been travelling together since 2013. Together or separately, we have fallen under the charm of some cities we didn’t expect to.
PHOTOS | Het Spoorwegmuseum – Dutch Railway Museum in Utrecht
Opened in 1954, Het Spoorwegmuseum or Railway Museum in Utrecht is the – you guessed it – railway museum of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) in The Netherlands.
VIDEO | Gotthard Pass and Old Gotthard Tunnel in Switzerland
Yes, travelling through the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland in direction of Italy is faster and more efficient. But using the old Gotthard Tunnel and is the scenic option.
VIDEO | Pilatus-Bahn – Mount Pilatus cogwheel railway in Switzerland
Staying at my sister’s in Zug in October, I had a great view of Pilatus, a mountain in the canton of Lucerne in central Switzerland.
PHOTOS | Swiss Museum of Transport Verkehrshaus in Lucerne
Lucerne or Luzern is a top destination in Switzerland, with its Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge) and Löwendenkmal (Lion’s Monument). But don’t forget the Verkerhshaus or Swiss Museum of Transport.
PHOTOS & VIDEOS | A Christmas walk in the city of Luxembourg
In November Scott, Danny and I undertook a Sunday day-trip to Luxembourg. Scott had never been to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. So after a long train journey where we tested the modernised I6m coaches, we had a little walk in Luxembourg city. The Christmas Market was everywhere.