The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and KAN have announced that tickets for Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv in Israel will go on sale today, Thursday 28 February at 19:00 CET.
Month: February 2019
Accompanying Marie-Antoinette to the guillotine at Paris’ Conciergerie (and the Sainte-Chapelle)
Perhaps less known to tourists in the Conciergerie on the Île de la Cité in Paris. It’s famous for being Queen Marie-Antoinette‘s prison during the French Revolution. I visited after visiting the Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge.
‘The Lady and the Unicorn’ at Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge in Paris
After the Louvre and the Vladimir Cosma concert at Le Grand Rex, Bert and Wim left Paris for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Vienna and Prague. On Sunday, I decided to go to the Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge in the Quartier Latin.
REVIEW | Aegean lounges in Athens Airport
Aegean Business Lounge Area A Extra Schengen The lounge in the A gates area is the smaller of both Aegean business lounges in Athens Airport, located in the far end of the A Area after walking through a long prison like corridor. It was only recently opened and caters to the Aegean and Star Alliance…
A highlights tour of the Louvre Museum in Paris
Wim, Bert and I went to Paris in January 2019 to see a Vladimir Cosma concert at Le Grand Rex. Before the concert, we did a guided tour of the Louvre Museum.
Basic but convenient Hotel Mercure Paris Opéra Faubourg Montmartre
Wim, Bert and I stayed at the Mercure Paris Opéra Faubourg Montmartre Hotel (which sounds like the longest hotel name ever) during our January 2019 excursion to Paris to see a Vladimir Cosma concert at Le Grand Rex.
REVIEW | Aegean Brussels – Strasbourg – Athens
In the final days of 2018 my friend Michel asked me whether I wouldn’t want to join him on a mileage run in January, he needed to fly four flights on Aegean Airlines to keep his Star Alliance Gold Status. As I had the time and never flew them before I decided to tag along.
Antwerp – Brussels – Paris in Thalys Comfort 1
Thalys is the brand name for high speed trains connecting The Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. At the end of January Bert, Wim and I travelled from Antwerp to Paris to attend a concert by film music composer Vladimir Cosma at Le Grand Rex.
To use night trains in Portugal and Spain or not?
Jeroen started his Iberian rail adventures being nostalgic of night trains in his youth. He explained how difficult it can be to book night trains with Renfe, Spain‘s railway operator.
Exploring the expanded Brussels Airlines Loft
Brussels Airlines main lounge at Brussels Airport is their “the Loft” located in the intra-shengen A-gates area, one floor up from the main concourse, overlooking the airfield and the shopping and dining area below.