Split in Croatia

After Florence and Venice, Steve and I embarked on our East Mediterranean cruise on board MSC Sinfonia. The cruise took us from Venice in Italy to Split in Croatia, Santorini and Mykonos in Greece, Dubrovnik, Ancona and back to Venice.

Crowne Plaza Den Haag Promenade

To get away from the routine of work my friend Michel asked me to join him for a weekend stay at the Crowne Plaza Den Haag Promenade. It is a 5 star hotel located in a green park setting next to the Van Stolkpark in between the city centre of The Hague and the seaside…

The new Nightjet to Brussels is available for booking

As of today ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) offers tickets for the new Brussels to Vienna and Innsbruck Nightjet service. Tickets can be bought online on tickets.oebb.at. The first train will arrive in Brussels inbound from Vienna and Innsbruck on Monday the 20th of January and will head back to Austria the same evening. In the…

Cabin with balcony on MSC Sinfonia

After Florence and Venice, Steve and I embarked on our East Mediterranean cruise on board MSC Sinfonia. The cruise took us from Venice in Italy to Split in Croatia, Santorini and Mykonos in Greece, Dubrovnik, Ancona and back to Venice.

Afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason in London

There are many fancy and more affordable places in London to have a tradition (or unconventional) afternoon tea. But Fortnum & Mason, founded in 1707, is a top level address to do so. Cheap? No. But what an experience.