Stoomcentrum Maldegem holds it annual Stoomtreinfestival or Steam Train Festival on 4 and 5 May. Steam trains will run between Maldegem and Eeklo in the province of East Flanders in Belgium.
On Saturday 11 May, one week before the Belgian Pride in Brussels, Ghent in Flanders will host the first edition of Queer Pride Gent.
After the successful launch of a freight train link between Shanghai in China and Antwerp in Belgium, there’s now a will to start a passengers rail link between the two harbour cities, Belgian media report.
After a 14-month restoration, a rare self portrait by Sir Peter Paul Rubens is back on exhibit at the Rubens House in Antwerp.
In the week of 15-20 May the Belgian Pride will dominate life in Brussels. This year the theme is #YourLocalPower. In October Belgium holds municipal elections.
On Friday, Danny, Scott and I did something silly. Everyone asked “why?”, we responded “why not?”. We toured Belgium and The Netherlands by train, in one day, taking twelve hours.
Président de la République Française Emmanuel Macron has agreed to loan the Bayeux Tapestry to the ancestral enemy: the English. The 70-meter-long tapestry will leave France for the first time in 950 years!