Around the world in 4 hours at Zoo Planckendael

As a kid my family used to have a yearly pass for entry to the Antwerp Zoo and the dependency of Planckendael in Muizen near Mechelen, thus I visited both parks regularly. However as I grew older it the pass was used less and less and my parents decided to stop buying it, as a…

Kimpton Fitzroy London

For our most recent visit to London we wanted to stay in a different hotel, as earlier in the year we heard that IHG took over Principal Hotels we thought their London location would be a good choice to try out.

ÖBB Nightjet to Brussels in 2020

As reported by Wiener Zeitung, ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) expects to start a Nightjet service between Vienna and Brussels in January 2020 and another to Amsterdam in 2021.

Touring Toronto

Last year when our parents turned 60, my sister and I were thinking about what we should give them as a present. As my mother dropped several times how she would love it to visit Canada one day to visit our cousin living there, we decided to gift them the plane tickets to Canada and…

Goodbye Thomas Cook 1841-2019

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.

Navigating the Niagara Falls

Last year when our parents turned 60, my sister and I were thinking about what we should give them as a present. As my mother dropped several times how she would love it to visit Canada one day to visit our cousin living there, we decided to gift them the plane tickets to Canada and…

InterContinental Toronto Centre

Last year when our parents turned 60, my sister and I were thinking about what we should give them as a present. As my mother dropped several times how she would love it to visit Canada one day to visit our cousin living there, we decided to gift them the plane tickets to Canada and…

Discovering Ottawa

Last year when our parents turned 60, my sister and I were thinking about what we should give them as a present. As my mother dropped several times how she would love it to visit Canada one day to visit our cousin living there, we decided to gift them the plane tickets to Canada and…