Perhaps less known to tourists in the Conciergerie on the Île de la Cité in Paris. It’s famous for being Queen Marie-Antoinette‘s prison during the French Revolution. I visited after visiting the Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge.
After the Louvre and the Vladimir Cosma concert at Le Grand Rex, Bert and Wim left Paris for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Vienna and Prague. On Sunday, I decided to go to the Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge in the Quartier Latin.
Wim, Bert and I went to Paris in January 2019 to see a Vladimir Cosma concert at Le Grand Rex. Before the concert, we did a guided tour of the Louvre Museum.
Wim, Bert and I stayed at the Mercure Paris Opéra Faubourg Montmartre Hotel (which sounds like the longest hotel name ever) during our January 2019 excursion to Paris to see a Vladimir Cosma concert at Le Grand Rex.
Thalys is the brand name for high speed trains connecting The Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. At the end of January Bert, Wim and I travelled from Antwerp to Paris to attend a concert by film music composer Vladimir Cosma at Le Grand Rex.
Jeroen started his Iberian rail adventures being nostalgic of night trains in his youth. He explained how difficult it can be to book night trains with Renfe, Spain‘s railway operator.
After experiencing a Talgo 4 night train from Lisbon in Portugal to Hendaye in France, train enthusiast Jeroen decided to give the Talgo 7 night train a go from Barcelona in Catalonia to Vigo in Galicia. The Talgo trains are operated by the Spanish company Renfe. He tells Trip By Trip how it was.
In 2018, the Belgian Pride in Brussels had as theme #YourLocal Power and the 2018 municipal elections in Belgium. 2019 is also an election year, but the slogan is #AllForOne and the the theme is intersectionality.
Antwerpen Koekenstad holds Chocoladeweek or Chocolate Week from 7 to 17 March. An opportunity to discover chocolate goodness in Antwerp.
Train enthusiast Jeroen shares his story of the night train in Portugal and Spain. After describing his love of night trains and how he booked his cama grand clase, he tells Trip By Trip how the journey itself was.