Enjoying the Club Suite in InterContinental Malta

After a wonderful stay at InterContinental Malta two years ago, I have been eager to go back. Last November the chance for another visit presented itself and off I was. After a smooth flight on Air Malta I arrived at the hotel and was escorted to the Club Lounge for a personal check-in.

Flying Air Malta

Originally I had planned a trip to Jordan during my week off in November, but during the course of the year my plans changed and I opted for a trip back to InterContinental Malta instead.

Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport

As we would be leaving on an early flight from Brussels to Malta we either had the option of travelling on the first train in the morning from Antwerp to Brussels Airport or stay at an airport hotel.

From Antwerp to Dresden by train

In May Ivan and I undertook another epic rail journey to Poland and Czechia in Eastern Europe. The first leg of this journey took us from our hometown of Antwerp towards the German city of Dresden. Dresden is located close to the Czech and Polish borders in Eastern Germany. I’ve always wanted to visit Dresden…

An airline meal for the holidays

Airline meals usually get the reputation of being boring and uninspirational, just like the small and dry sandwiches airlines like Lufthansa and Air Serbia serve. To counter this prejudice United Airlines decided to release a cookbook highlighting the different types of delicious meals they serve in their business class cabin, all created with the help…

Van Der Valk Hotel Hoorn

As Timothy and I had been planning to take a ride on the Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik for a long time we decided to do this in the weekend of 11th November.

The final stretch, a Lyrical return home

After a wonderful 17 days of travelling across 4 different countries in a whole bunch of different trains, it was time to board my last 3 trains and return home.

InterContinental Geneva

For my final night of my 2018 rail adventure I was staying at the InterContinental Genève, as all hotels in the Geneva area where pretty expensive I used my points for this stay.

Circumventing Lake Geneva and a brief visit of Geneva

After my wonderful 1 and a half days at Montreux and Vevey, I continued onwards to Geneva the last city in my trip. I took an IC-train from Montreux to Geneve Cornavin, Geneva’s Main station. The train was composed of a Re460 locomotive pulling a rake of EW IV coaches. While the first part of…

Spending time at the Swiss Riviera

After my trip over the Golden Pass route I ended up in Montreux, as my hotel provided me with a public transport pass for the Montreux-Vevey area, I decided to discover the area a bit.