The European Commission has declared 2021 European Year of Rail.
European Sleeper Coöperatie U.A. is set to launch a sleeper train service from the Netherlands and Belgium in April 2022. In April 2021 the company will announce destination.
ILGA-Europe‘s ‘Annual Review 2021‘ shows that as a result of the unprecedented events of 2020, LGBTI people and communities in Europe have been pushed to the brink.
Today ten years ago, on 11 February 2011, is set foot in Australia for the first time. I left Belgium on the 10th and arrived a day later. For four weeks, I toured Down Under with stays in Melbourne, Alice Springs for Uluru (Ayers Rock), Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Newcastle, Canberra, Sydney in time for…
Boekhandel Kartonnen Dozen in Antwerp has won the annual Çavaria Media Award. Brussels based Protest to support the Polish LGBT+ community won the Çavaria Campaign Award.
Yes, it’s time for some Formula 1. As the COVID-19 stricken 2020 season draws to a close with the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, it’s a perfect excuse for a Throwback Thursday to my short visit of Yas Marina Circuit back in 2014.
I love microstates. I love how they survived history to remain independent. They survived aggression by bigger powers and show a middle finger to expectations of rationalisation, logic and simplification. In 2015 I made a stop in the Most Serene Republic of San Marino.
In search for Belgium‘s third oldest in-use railway station, Danny and I went to Ronse / Renaix, a facility municipality in the province of East Flanders.
For gay and bisexual men, overseas travel is on hold for 2020. That is one of the findings of a large Romeo survey concerning attitudes in a context of coronavirus COVID-19.
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.