VIDEO | Leipzig Hauptbahnhof

2020. Corona. Travelling is a different game. Yet our Fernhweh acted up too often. So we arranged a train trip to Germany and Austria. Specifically to Leipzig in Saxony, several spots in Bavaria and returning home with ÖBB‘s Nightjet from Innsbruck in Tyrol to Brussels in Belgium. 

Green Stop: Essen – Heide Hike ft. Kalmthoutse Heide

At the end of October, the Federal Government put Belgium in a second term of lockdown. To be fair, it’s not a full lockdown. People are allowed to go outside. For example, to go hiking. On Armistice Day, Thanh and I did the Stationstapper Essen – Heide hike featuring the Kalmthoutse Heide or Kalmthout Heath…

The delicious German state secret: dining onboard Deutsche Bahn

Every year we plan a few big trips together, Timothy and I. When we heard ÖBB’s proposal to launch Nightjet service to Brussels in December 2019 we jumped on the occasion and included a ride back home from Austria to Belgium on the Nightjet after our autumn Berlin, Czechia and Slovakia trip. However as we…

Antwerp joins Street Art Cities

The City of Antwerp has officially joined the Street Art Cities network. A choice inspired by the more outdoors activities we all undertake due to coronavirus countermeasures pushing us outside. 

VIDEO | Alishan Forest Railway in Taiwan

Some three years ago, I visited Taiwan on my own. It turned out to be the trigger to for Danny and I to start this blog. A highpoint in my trip in December 2017 was going on the Alishan Forest Railway. It’s a scenic narrow gage mountain rail line from Chiayi to Alishan. 

Travelling on Deutsche Bahn’s new ICE 4 from Frankfurt to Leipzig

Every year we plan a few big trips together, Timothy and I. When we heard ÖBB’s proposal to launch Nightjet service to Brussels in December 2019 we jumped on the occasion and included a ride back home from Austria to Belgium on the Nightjet after our autumn Berlin, Czechia and Slovakia trip. However as we…