In May 2022, our friend and colleague Dennis De Roover travelled for the first time in his life – solo – outside Europe. He set his sights on a road trip in Florida in the United States. He’s so kind to share his story.
ANTWERP THE TALL SHIPS RACES & BOLLEKESFEEST 2022 | Ships, events and beers between 22 and 25 July
From 22 to 25 July, the City of Antwerp and Port of Antwerp-Bruges will host The Tall Ships Races for the seventh time. A chance to step aboard the world’s largest sailing ships at Antwerp’s quays and docks, meet the crews, and immerse yourself in maritime-themed festivities.
SWITZERLAND | GoldenPass Montreux – Gstaad – Interlaken without changing at Zweisimmen thanks to dual-gauge trains
From 11 December 2022 the Montreux Oberland Bernois Railway (MOB) in Switzerland will offer a service from Montreux in canton of Vaud to Interlaken in the canton of Bern. This route, famously known as the GoldenPass Line, now requires a train change at Zweisimmen in Bern as the gauge differs. But new rolling stock will…
International Railway Union working on facilitating night trains, but very aware of the many challenges
Enthusiasm for night trains is on the rise. At least on paper, the night train offer in Europe is expanding. But there are quite a few challenges. Yet, the Union Internationale des Chemins de fer or UIC is optimistic. “The infrastructure is there, so it should be made full use of at night”, says Philippe…
BERLIN 2021 | Humboldt Forum in the Berlin Palace
Autumn 2021. In theory we could travel to other continents, but destinations we had in mind such as Japan or the United Kingdom were impossible to plan ahead. Instead we organised a rail trip to Eastern Europe, travelling to Berlin, Gdańsk, Wrocław, Karlovy Vary, Pilsen, Bratislava, Poprad, Vienna, Linz and Salzburg. By travelling to Germany,…
Antwerp Queer Arts Festival 2021 programme and schedule
Antwerp Pride Queer Arts Festival returns this summer, from 7 to 15 and to 29 August, in Antwerp. The programme includes concerts, performances, film screenings and exhibitions.
Moonlight Express wants a Barcelona – Perpignan – Brussels – Berlin night train
Barcelona – Brussels – Berlin. Moonlight Express, from Belgium, loves destinations beginning with a B. At the start of April Moonlight Express announced a night train service from Brussels to Berlin via Liège. But ultimately it wants to link Barcelona with Berlin.
Are you travelling to a hostile destination?
Danny and I just returned from a citytrip to Singapore. A place where gay sex is illegal. Some friends warned to be careful there. Did and does it stop us?