From 1 April, and no it’s not an April’s Fool joke, the Red Star Line Museum in Antwerp hosts the ‘Stories of refuge‘ exhibition. Obviously, this exhibition was planned way before the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, Belarus and Chechnya. Nevertheless, the theme is very topical.
The museums of the City of Antwerp are preparing to welcome visitors with open arms in 2022, while ensuring of the safety of the public and staff. Many of the exhibitions that opened in autumn 2021 will continue into 2022.
By now you know my sister lives in Switzerland. There are three main itineraries from Antwerp to Zug and the quick and efficient route is Antwerp – Brussels – Frankfurt – Zurich – Zug. I like to call it the Frankfurt – Zurich Business Route as it’s full of business people and managers travelling between…
What about the Belgian Pride in Brussels in May 2021? Organizer The Belgian Pride (with article) remains tight-lipped on the subject. But it is mobilising businesses, corporations, non-governmental organisations, institutions et al. to fly the rainbow flag in May. That project is called RainbowCity.Brussels.
Okay. Where to start? The borders reopened on 15 June and I have my birthday on the 21st. Since 2010 I go abroad for my birthday. 2012 was the exception because I just started at at NMBS / SNCB.
TGV Lyria is the brand name for trains between France and Switzerland. In February I travelled from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne.
Train enthusiast Jeroen shares with Trip By Trip his experience with night trains in Spain and Portugal. In this first blogpost, he explains where his love for night trains comes from.
After a wonderful 17 days of travelling across 4 different countries in a whole bunch of different trains, it was time to board my last 3 trains and return home.
For my final night of my 2018 rail adventure I was staying at the InterContinental Genève, as all hotels in the Geneva area where pretty expensive I used my points for this stay.
After my wonderful 1 and a half days at Montreux and Vevey, I continued onwards to Geneva the last city in my trip. I took an IC-train from Montreux to Geneve Cornavin, Geneva’s Main station. The train was composed of a Re460 locomotive pulling a rake of EW IV coaches. While the first part of…