Documentation Center NS Party Rallying Grounds in Nuremberg

2020. Corona. Travelling is a different game. Yet our Fernweh acted up too often. So we arranged a train trip to Germany and Austria. Specifically to Leipzig in Saxony, several spots in Bavaria and returning home with ÖBB‘s Nightjet from Innsbruck in Tyrol to Brussels in Belgium.

Park Vordenstein in Schoten

Park Vordenstein in Schoten in the Province of Antwerp received a Green Flag Award in 2020. It was also voted into the top ten of best parks in the world. 

Ban on leisure travel prolonged until 1 April 2021

Belgium forbids non-essential travel, i.e. leisure travel or tourism abroad. This coronavirus countermeasure is prolonged until 1 April 2021. The Government fears ski fans will import new variants of the virus.

Darklands 2022 at Antwerp Expo event hall?

No Darklands in 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organiser Jeroen Van Lievenoogen made the right call in October 2020. On Alphatribe, he now announces a change of venue is in the works. 

Leipzig

2020. Corona. Travelling is a different game. Yet our Fernweh acted up too often. So we arranged a train trip to Germany and Austria. Specifically to Leipzig in Saxony, several spots in Bavaria and returning home with ÖBB‘s Nightjet from Innsbruck in Tyrol to Brussels in Belgium.

Non-essential trips in and out of Belgium banned until 1 March

The Consultative Committee of Federal and Regional Governments ha s announced a ban of non-essential travel in and out of Belgium from 27 January until 1 March. This new coronavirus countermeasures aims to avoid a new peak in infections and minimise the import of the dreaded so-called British variant. 

AREAS OF ANTWERP | Scheldekaaien or Scheldt Quays

At the end of October 2020, the Governments of Belgium – yes, plural – announced a second lockdown as a coronavirus countermeasure. To be fair, the lockdown is not a full confinement. But we were and are allowed to go outside. So even if the nature of measures change, the lockdown provides an excuse to…

2021 a fresh start or a transition year?

So yeah. It looks like were’s stuck with the pandemic and coronavirus countermeasures for a while. In Belgium, we can’t expect much improvement on that front before the end of winter.