The new tram line 2 in Florence

In July 2019, Steve and I embarked on an East Mediterranean cruise on board MSC Sinfonia. We would visit Venice, Split, Santorini, Mykonos, Dubrovnik and Ancona. But our first stop was Florence.

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.

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.