4th of July. Independence Day in the United States of America. The last time I was in the United States was in 2019, visiting my uncle. Danny‘s last time was in 2017, when he visited New York and Washington, DC with Ivan in 2017. In 2016, we travelled across America by train. That all feels…
ANTWERP | Goshka Macuga’s ‘Figures of Absence’ honours underrepresented women in public domain art
In 2021, artist Goshka Macuga from Poland was commissioned by Kunst in de Stad (Art in the City) to create a new work for the annual ‘Public Figure‘ presentation series. The City of Antwerp has now bought the artwork. It has received a place in the Stadspark (City Park).
VIDEO | Mail Rail and The Postal Museum in London
Danny and I aren’t post or mail enthusiasts, but we are rail enthusiast. So we decided to ride the Mail Rail in London.
VIDEO | 5 original activities in San Francisco
After a two-nighter on the California Zephyr we arrived at San Francisco. I saw San Fran as a 7 year-old boy, but now I have other interests. As with Chicago, San Francisco is too long ago to write an ‘journal entry’. Luckily Swarm helps me remind me what we did.
10 things to do in Chicago
In September and October 2016 Danny and I emulated Michael Portillo‘s Great American Railway Journey. We started in Chicago.
REVIEW | Travelling across the USA with Amtrak
As we got inspired by watching some travel vlogs about travelling on Amtrak and spurred on by Michael Portillo‘s ‘Great American Railroad Journeys‘ on BBC Two we decided to try it out ourselves in 2016.
REVIEW | Flying SAS transatlantic
After seeing some travel vlogs about travelling across the USA with Amtrak Timothy and me decided to try it out for ourselves in 2016. As we would be flying to Chicago to start our trip and flying back from Los Angeles at the end we had to look at some more expensive ‘open-jaw’ (meaning flying…