InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto

Early 2020 AD. Timothy and I embark on a 21st century Odyssey. On the Majestic Princess from Sydney to New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji. Back to Sydney, then to Melbourne and flying back home.

Chateau St. Gerlach

When the borders reopened in june, my good friend Michel proposed to go on a weekend break together. After some googling around we found a nice property in the Dutch province of Limburg to provide us with a stay in a unique setting and a gastronomic dinner.

InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu

Normally I was supposed to be travelling around France in the month of March, visiting Lyon and the Burgundy region. Unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic started and the trip was cancelled. As by the end of June the borders of Europe started to reopen and some travel opportunities started to be had my good friend Gillis…

Pullman Brussels Centre Midi

Normally I was supposed to be travelling around France in the month of March, visiting Lyon and the Burgundy region. Unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic started and the trip was cancelled. As by the end of June the borders of Europe started to reopen and some travel opportunities started to be had my good friend Gillis…

InterContinental Sydney

January and February 2020 AD. Timothy and I embark on a 21st century Odyssey. On the Majestic Princess from Sydney to New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji. Back to Sydney, then to Melbourne and flying back home.

InterContinental Ljubljana

As Timothy and I felt like taking a weekend break to end the year, we decided to go for a weekend in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. We had seen some pictures of the recently opened InterContinental hotel over there and we felt like trying it out ourselves. The hotel is located at the edge of…

Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam – Schiphol

As Timothy and I felt like taking a weekend break to end the year, we decided to go for a weekend in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. Getting there wasn’t the easiest, it’s too far to go by train for just a weekend so we needed to find suitable flights. Direct flights from Brussels where rather…

Crowne Plaza Den Haag Promenade

To get away from the routine of work my friend Michel asked me to join him for a weekend stay at the Crowne Plaza Den Haag Promenade. It is a 5 star hotel located in a green park setting next to the Van Stolkpark in between the city centre of The Hague and the seaside…

Afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason in London

There are many fancy and more affordable places in London to have a tradition (or unconventional) afternoon tea. But Fortnum & Mason, founded in 1707, is a top level address to do so. Cheap? No. But what an experience.

InterContinental Marseille – Hotel Dieu, an A-maze-ing hotel

After our stay in Bordeaux we travelled cross-country to Marseille, to enjoy some final days of Mediterranean sun before winter. Our hotel of choice was the InterContinental Marseille – Hotel Dieu, as I was able to book a room last-minute using points.