Autumn 2021. In theory we could travel to other continents, but destinations we had in mind such as Japan or the United Kingdom were impossible to plan ahead. Instead we organised a rail trip to Eastern Europe, travelling to Berlin, Gdańsk, Wrocław, Karlovy Vary, Pilsen, Bratislava, Poprad, Vienna, Linz and Salzburg. By travelling to Germany,…
Kazerne Dossin in Mechelen presents the temporary exhibition ‘Homosexuals and Lesbians in Nazi Europe‘, which will run from Thursday 16 February to Sunday 10 December 2023.
Gustaph, né Stef Caers (42), will represent Belgium in Liverpool in England for the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. Gustaph and his song ‘Because of You‘ won the finale of Eurosong, which is Flanders‘ selection contest for the ESC. Dennis and I went to see the finale live, in the audience, at Brussels‘ Heysel‘s Palace 12.
On 8 January 2023, this season’s Winter in Antwerp ended with the city reception which was titled ‘t Stad trakteert‘, ‘the City treats’. The City of Antwerp government reckons 1,300,000 visitors came to take a look at the Christmas Market and other seasonal activities.
In August 2023, Antwerp Queer Arts Festival (AQAF) returns for a 10th edition. As usual, the festival is looking for contributors.
From December 2023, the Nightjet service which links Vienna in Austria to Brussels in Belgium will run daily. Half December is the when train schedules change in Europe. Nightjet is the night train brand of the Austrian Federal Railways ÖBB. Back on Tack Belgium revealed the news on Thursday.
Last week, European Sleeper announced the actual start of night train service between Brussels and Amsterdam at one end, and Berlin at the other. Prague is for later. Back On Track Belgium takes this opportunity to reiterate the necessity for new sleeper train rolling stock.
The Waagnatie event hall in Antwerp will once against host Darklands, the kink and fetish festival formerly known as LeatherPride Belgium. The dates? Tuesday 7 to Tuesday 14 March 2023, with an emphasis on the weekend of Friday 10, Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 March.
Goodbye 2022, hello 2023. It’s been quite a year. What can we expect of 2023, our fifth full year of Trip By Trip. That’s right, we started in December 2017 with a proper launch on January 1st, 2018.
Match Belgium has launched the RainbowPages, an interactive website promoting visibility, findability and safety by, for and about the LGBTQIA+ universe. Not unlike the White Pages or the Yellow Pages. By which we for once don’t mean Grindr.