Belgium forbids non-essential travel, i.e. leisure travel or tourism abroad. This coronavirus countermeasure is prolonged until 1 April 2021. The Government fears ski fans will import new variants of the virus.
Today ten years ago, on 11 February 2011, is set foot in Australia for the first time. I left Belgium on the 10th and arrived a day later. For four weeks, I toured Down Under with stays in Melbourne, Alice Springs for Uluru (Ayers Rock), Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Newcastle, Canberra, Sydney in time for…
Antwerp Pride 2021 will take place from 11 to 15 August. This year’s theme is #NotJustWords. The organisation wants to tackle hurtful language. From outside and from within the rainbow.
Inspired by Matthieu, Tim and I walked the Mercator Trail or Steendorp Trail in Rupelmonde, which is part of Kruibeke in the Waasland region of the province of East Flanders.
2020. Corona. Travelling is a different game. Yet our Fernweh 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.
In tomorrow’s episode of ‘Reizen Waes‘ Tom Waes visits the Royal Waiting Room at Brussels-Central Railway Station (FBCL). Which is, as you can imagine, in the centre of Brussels.
After literally years of planning, we travelled to Australia to visit Sydney, to cruise to the Pacific Ocean territories of New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji and to hop over to Melbourne. The year was 2020 and it was just before the pandemic.
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express (VSOE) will travel to and from Brussels in June 2021 and April 2021.
I must admit I was really excited for this flight as it would be my first time on board a Boeing 747 ‘Jumbo Jet’. As an aviation enthusiast, I couldn’t wait to fly ‘the Queen of the Skies’ for the first time.
No Darklands in 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organiser Jeroen Van Lievenoogen made the right call in October 2020. On Alphatribe, he now announces a change of venue is in the works.