Sorry not sorry, I just can’t resist a railway museum. So when Danny told me to try out the Museo del Ferrocarril de Madrid Delicias, I did.
Tim and I were five days in Madrid. Obviously we had to eat. So we used TripAdvisor and personal recommendations to find nice places to eat. Or we just wandered te streets.
When in Madrid, it’s very tempting to organise a day-trip to the old capital of Spain, Toledo. You should.
Surprise! I don’t always choose an expensive five-star hotel. On holiday in Madrid with Tim, I stayed at Sleep’n Atocha (Doctor Drumen 4). As you can guess, it’s near Madrid Puerta de Atocha railway station.
On Wednesday 18 April I flew with Brussels Airlines SN3721 from Brussels Airport in Belgium to Aeropuerto Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas in Spain. I flew back on Sunday 22 April with SN3728.
In 2015 I got the chance to explore LAN (since then merged with TAM and renamed LATAM Airlines) Business Class on their 5th freedom flight from Frankfurt to Madrid. The plane flies the route Frankfurt to Santiago de Chile with a stopover in Madrid and to fill the plane on the Frankfurt to Madrid segment,…
While 2019 commemorated, celebrated and misused the Stonewall Inn Riots of 1969, 2020 actually marks the 50th anniversary of (gay) pride.
At the end of August, Thanh and I spent a day in Amsterdam. The reason or excuse was visiting the ‘Cool Japan‘ exhibition at the Tropenmuseum. During our walk through the streets of Amsterdam, we stumbled upon De Hallen Amsterdam.
After recent financial struggles the British touroperating company Thomas Cook was forced to declare bankruptcy on the 23th september of 2019. It was founded in 1841 and started by organising trips to the seaside for British industrial workers, this was followed in 1855 by the first organised tours to Europe.
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…