Hyperion Leipzig

Every year we plan a few big trips together, Timothy and I. When we heard ÖBB’s proposal to launch Nightjet service to Brussels in December 2019 we jumped on the occasion and included a ride back home from Austria to Belgium on the Nightjet after our autumn Berlin, Czechia and Slovakia trip. However as we…

Antwerp’s museums reopen on 5 December

The Consultative Committee of Federal and Regional Governments decided to reopen non-essential shops from 1st December. Museums can also reopen. As of tomorrow, you can book a time slot to visit one of City of Antwerp‘s museums. These will reopen on 5 December. 

A spa in Spa, a stay at the Radisson Blu Palace Spa

For my birthday this year, my friend Gillis and I decided to go for a wellness weekend in the Belgian spa town of Spa (where the name spa town originates from). The town itself is located down in the valley while the new wellness centre itself is located on the top of the hill and…

Second corona lockdown in Belgium

The governments (yes plural) of Belgium have announced even tighter coronavirus countermeasures. It’s a second lockdown, new Prime Minister Alexander De Croo (Open Vld) said. 

Swissôtel Sydney

Early 2020 AD. Timothy and I embark on a 21st century Odyssey. On the Majestic Princess from Sydney to New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji. Back to Sydney, then to Melbourne and flying back home.

Prinsenhof Groningen

To celebrate out regained freedom after the first COVID-19 lockdown, Timothy and I decided to visit Groningen. This city was already on our bucket list of places to visit for a long time. A common free weekend in July enabled us to go there and spend the night in a local hotel as the distance…