Shakespeare’s Globe is a 1997 replica of the Globe Theatre (1599-1642). It is used for shakespearean productions.
Month: April 2019
By train across the Black Forest
In the month of April I made a week-long trip with Michel, discovering German aviation history in Friedrichshafen, Danish railways history in Odense and navigating the sea to discover some Estonian history in Tallinn.
Stopping at Katowice and the Silesian Museum
In the spring of 2018 Ivan and I made a trip through Germany, Poland and Czechia. After our few days in Kraków we stopped in Katowice before continuing onwards to Prague.
REVIEW | Thalys Lounge at Brussels South/Midi station
Thalys, the high speed train company, offers a lounge in a selected number of train stations. Gaining access to one of their lounges is actually fairly easy. I got to check out the lounge at Brussels South/Midi station.
REVIEW | Hilton Frankfurt Airport
In the month of April I made a week long trip with Michel, discovering German aviation history in Friedrichshafen, Danish Railways History in Odense and navigating the sea to discover some Estonian history in Tallinn. We would be meeting up in Frankfurt as Michel was flying inbound on Latam´s daily 787 from Madrid while I…
Visiting the Kraków Salt Mines and Castle
In the Spring of 2018 Ivan and I made a trip through Germany, Poland and Czechia. On this trip we stayed a few days in Kraków and after we had visited the infamous death camps of Oświęcim (Auschwitz) we decided for some lighter items to fill our next day.
London – Lille – Brussels in Eurostar’s refurbished e300 / Class 373 / TMST
After a weekend in London, Steve I returned to Belgium with the 17.55 Eurostar to Brussels. Tó the United Kingdom we traveled in Eurostar’s e320 (aka Siemens Velaro). On the return journey we got a refurbished e300, aka British Rail Class 373 or TGV TMST.
Travelling on Czech Railways EuroCity
As Czechia is centrally located in Eastern Europe the country is a hub for international train travel in the region.
Remembering the victims of the Second World War Death Camps in Poland
In the spring of 2018 Ivan and I made a trip through Germany, Poland and Czechia. On this trip we stayed a few days in Kraków and we felt that we had to visit the infamous death camps of Oświęcim (Auschwitz). We started off in the morning in the main station of Kraków Główny and took…
VIDEO | Brussels – Amsterdam with the Benelux-train (no reservations)
If you want to travel from Brussels in Belgium to Amsterdam in The Netherlands by train you can choose the Thalys or the Eurostar. But you need to reserve a seat. You don’t on the intercity train called the Benelux.