Antwerp and Flanders have given the green light to the pedestrian and cyclist bridge project which will connect the Right Bank and Left Bank of the Scheldt above the J.F. Kennedy Tunnel.
I love microstates. I love how they survived history to remain independent. They survived aggression by bigger powers and show a middle finger to expectations of rationalisation, logic and simplification. In 2015 I made a stop in the Most Serene Republic of San Marino.
After our magnificent first big rail trip around Scandinavia the year before, my best friend suggested we went to discover Switzerland by rail in 2013. He was inspired by his aunt’s trips to Switzerland and always wanted to go there himself, of course I couldn’t say no as the country spoke to me too. So…
Early 2020 AD. Danny 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.
The National Security Council of Belgium announced some major relaxation of coronavirus countermeasures from 8 June.
In a a short message on Facebook, Darklands has cast doubts over the 2021 edition.
33% of people of Flanders expect to be able to go on vacation within Belgium as of July. 16% as of August, 15% as of September. 17% expect to be able to travel outside the kingdom as of July, 10% as of August, 20% as of September. 35% expect to have to wait until 2021.
“Blijf in uw kot” is Belgium‘s powerful short message to its inhabitants. Kot is colloquial Flemish Dutch for ‘home’.
In 2018 Steve and I cruised for a week on Serenade of the Seas by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL) on the Baltic Sea. In 2019 we cruised on MSC Sinfonia by MSC Cruises on their East Mediterranean Sea itinerary. How do these two compare?
After Florence and Venice, Steve and I embarked on our East Mediterranean cruise on board MSC Sinfonia. The cruise took us from Venice in Italy to Split in Croatia, Santorini in Greece, Dubrovnik, Ancona and back to Venice. Unfortunately we didn’t make it to Mykonos.