Night trains in Europe

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.

From Antwerp to Dresden by train

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…

HOW TO | Travel to the Eurovision Song Contest

Slowly, broadcasters will present their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), which this year takes place in Tel Aviv, Israel. If you haven’t already, mark 14, 16 and 18 May 2019 in your calendar.

Gay pride calendar 2019

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.

How we plan a big rail trip

Planning a big rail trip is a cumbersome process, it all starts with finding inspiration about where to go.

A night at the Iconic Radisson Blu Frankfurt

On our way to the Crowne Plaza Heidelberg during our weekend road trip into southwestern Germany we had a stopover in the iconic Radisson Blu of Frankfurt. This hotel is well known for its signature disk like shape and can be seen from when approaching Frankfurt over the Autobahn. The hotel opened its doors back in…

Crowne Plaza Heidelberg, the ideal base to discover the Rhine-Neckar area

Heidelberg is a small university town located in Baden-Wurttemberg situated on the river Neckar in South-West Germany. It is located in the densely populated Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, close to Mannheim. The main tourist attractions are the baroque style old town, the old bridge and of course the castle overlooking the city.

Feeling like coming home at InterContinental Dusseldorf

The InterContinental Dusseldorf is one of my favourite hotels to stay at, it always feels like coming home whenever I visit. It is located along the Konigsallee, the poshest street in Dusseldorf and possibly of whole Germany with shops of all the most important brands that can be found alongside it. The hotel itself is…