ILGA-Europe, Europe‘s umbrella for LGBTQI umbrella organisations, publishes each year its Rainbow Map and Rainbow Index ranking 49 European countries. 2020 is doomed to be coupled to the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis, which also influences the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex people.
There is new information on the future Österreichische Bundesbahnen (ÖBB) Nightjet service between Vienna in Austria and Brussels in Belgium.
As Czechia is centrally located in Eastern Europe the country is a hub for international train travel in the region.
In May Ivan and I undertook another epic rail journey to Poland and Czechia in Eastern Europe. The first leg of this journey took us from our hometown of Antwerp towards the German city of Dresden. Dresden is located close to the Czech and Polish borders in Eastern Germany. I’ve always wanted to visit Dresden…
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.
After writing about the upcoming low-cost trains, we will now be writing about the other end of the spectrum, the little that remains of luxury rail services. Throughout Europe there used to be a vast network of sleeper services with luxury coaches and exotic sounding names like “Orient Express” and “Nord Express” all operated by…
Getlink, formerly Eurotunnel, works on low-cost trains between France and the United Kingdom. It’s inspired by other low-cost rail links in Europe, Le Journal Du Dimanche (France) and De Standaard (Belgium) write. What are those continental examples?
I sold my car. After nine years and after a significant financial setback I decided it was time to sell my car.
The InterContinental Prague is located along the bank of the river Vltava at the end of Pařížská street, near the main square end across the river from the Prague Castle, about as centrally located as you can get in Prague. The hotel was one of the first ‘western’ hotels in the former Eastern European socialist…
Rémy Bonny (23) studies political sciences at the Free University of Brussels (VUB). Next year he will attend the Global Campus of Human Rights of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) in Venice, Italy.