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…
Antwerp Pride is overhauling its route to start at the Sint-Jansplein. It’s the first time the Antwerp Pride parade leaves the historic medieval city centre.
Slowly, broadcasters will present their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), which this year takes place in Tel Aviv, Israel. If you haven’t already, mark 14, 16 and 18 May 2019 in your calendar.
Welcome, 2019. A special year. Fifty years ago, in June 1969, patrons of The Stonewall Inn in New York grew tired of yet another raid by the police. Gay, lesbians, bisexuals and mostly: transgenders, transvestites and dragqueens fought back. Those were the Stonewall Riots.
We launched Trip By Trip a year ago. The blog, the appreciations and feedback exceeded our expectations.
The twelfth edition of Antwerp Pride will take place from Wednesday 7 to Sunday 11 August 2019.
In November Scott, Danny and I undertook a Sunday day-trip to Luxembourg. We badly wanted to test the modernised I6m coaches. And Scott had never been to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
My sister lives in Zug, which means ‘train’ in German. So obviously, as a train enthusiast I took the train to Zug. Mit dem Zug nach Zug.
Antwerp has a long history of being a safe haven for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people in Belgium. For Vanessa’s Nessacityblog I wrote an ‘A-Z of LGBTQ in Antwerp‘.
The NMBS / SNCB, the railway company of Belgium, is studying the possibility to stop at Antwerp Central railway station. The Flemish newspaper De Standaard had a peek at an advanced draft of the upcoming management agreement between the Belgian government and NMBS /SNCB.