COVID-19 | Flanders goes green for travel in Europe

On the new colour map by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Flanders is now a green zone. Brussels and Wallonia remain for now orange. That is good news as other countries will be more welcoming for residents of Flanders. That is the case for the Netherlands for instance, which remain mostly orange…

BMW Museum & BMW Welt in Munich

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.

Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates is more than the Yas Marina Circuit and home of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Its main landmark is Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit

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.

2020 Belgian Pride parade cancelled

Safety first. After postponement from May to August, The Belgian Pride has now decided to cancel the parade. Coronavirus countermeasures make it impossible. “There are just too many uncertainties.”

Shall we just cancel 2020?

Coronavirus COVID-19 or sars-CoV-2-virus is omnipresent. As I am writing this, Belgium is in a ‘lockdown light’. Quarantine. Confinement. Call it what you want.