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.

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.

Six not too obvious cities to discover

Where next? We have been travelling together since 2013. Together or separately, we have fallen under the charm of some cities we didn’t expect to.

Antwerp to Zug by train

My sister lives in Zug, which means ‘train’ in German. So obviously, as a train enthusiast I took the train to Zug. Mit dem Zug nach Zug.

The final stretch, a Lyrical return home

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.

Two-day tour of Saint Petersburg in Russia

Two days isn’t enough, really, to explore Saint Petersburg, the former capital and the cultural heart of Russia. But it’s what we had on the Royal Caribbean cruise of the Baltic Sea.

Low-cost, long-haul trains to conquer Europe?

Getlink, formerly Eurotunnel, works on low-cost trains between France and the United Kingdom. It’s inspired by other low-cost rail links in Europe, Le Journal Du Dimanche (France) and De Standaard (Belgium) write. What are those continental examples?