Train enthusiast Jeroen shares with Trip By Trip his experience with night trains in Spain and Portugal. In this first blogpost, he explains where his love for night trains comes from.
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.
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.
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.
As Timothy and I have a yearly tradition of having a grand rail adventure together, this year we were supposed to make a trip covering parts of France, Andorra, Monaco, Italy and Switzerland. Unfortunately due to circumstances Timothy was unable to travel and I was off for my first trip alone ever. The first day…
NMBS / SNCB‘s Train World railway museum in Brussels opens a LEGO Train World Experience on 2 October. The figurines will be present until 31 January 2019.
Air travel enthusiast Nico recently went on vacation to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on the Canary Islands, which belong to Spain. Nico wrote a flight review for Trip By Trip.
Apparently, Brussels Airlines is tired of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 it uses for some European flight. So I was lucky to fly with a SSJ100 from Brussels Airport in Belgium to Stockholm Bromma Airport in Sweden.
At the end of my long weekend in London, where I stayed at InterContinental London – The O2 and undertook many fun activities, we wanted to return early to Belgium. Alas our Eurostar train got cancelled. What to do in this eventuality?
Recently I travelled from Brussels-Midi in Belgium to London St. Pancras in the United Kingdom with Eurostar. The EMU was the new Eurostar e320. I travelled in Standard Premier.