City of Antwerp‘s real estate agency AG Vespa has bought the tram shed situated at Draakplaats in the Zurenborg neighbourhood of Antwerp from bus and tram company De Lijn.
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…
The Keiligbrug, the pedestrian bridge, in Antwerp‘s Stadspark or City Park has been restored and is again open for use. The iron bridge is 150 years old.
City archeologists are researching recent excavations of the old castle at the Noorderterras (Northern Terrace) in Antwerp. Just behind the Steen (Stone) castle.
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.
The KBC Tower, also known as Boerentoren or Farmer’s Tower, in Antwerp has been sold to entrepeneur Fernand Huts and his Katoen Natie Group. Hits will turn into a sanctuary of arts and culture.
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…
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.
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.
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…