The Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History at the Parc du Cinquantenaire (Jubelpark, Jubilee Park) in Brussels is a major museum in Brussels. Yet it doesn’t feature on the top of mind of Belgians.
Today, Saturday 10 August, the Antwerp Pride parade ran through the streets of Antwerp in Belgium. Some 90,000 attended the parade as participant or as spectator.
Austrian Airlines was the only Lufthansa Group airline I hadn’t tried yet. So I was really excited for this flight. Austrian Airlines is one of the few airlines that still offers complimentary service on board, which is always nice.
In the month of April I made a week-long trip with Michel, discovering German aviation history in Friedrichshafen, Danish railways History in Odense and navigating the sea to discover some Estonian history in Tallinn.
In the first half of 2019 Belgium‘s flagship airliner Brussels Airlines introduced a new business class cabin called ‘Boutique Hotel‘. On my way home from the United States I decided to bid for an upgrade.
Danny flew in Economy Privilege with Brussels Arlines from Brussels Airport in Belgium to John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York in the United States of America. A few days ago, I flew in Economy.
Scott, Ivan, Danny and myself found a weekend to go an adventure together. We decided to go to Trier in Germany. We spent half a day there.
Thalys, the high speed train company, offers a lounge in a selected number of train stations. Gaining access to one of their lounges is actually fairly easy. I got to check out the lounge at Brussels South/Midi station.
After a weekend in London, Steve I returned to Belgium with the 17.55 Eurostar to Brussels. Tó the United Kingdom we traveled in Eurostar’s e320 (aka Siemens Velaro). On the return journey we got a refurbished e300, aka British Rail Class 373 or TGV TMST.
If you want to travel from Brussels in Belgium to Amsterdam in The Netherlands by train you can choose the Thalys or the Eurostar. But you need to reserve a seat. You don’t on the intercity train called the Benelux.