The National Security Council of Belgium announced some major relaxation of coronavirus countermeasures from 8 June.
ILGA-Europe, Europe‘s umbrella for LGBTQI umbrella organisations, publishes each year its Rainbow Map and Rainbow Index ranking 49 European countries. 2020 is doomed to be coupled to the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis, which also influences the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex people.
In the spring of 2018 Ivan and I made a trip through Germany, Poland and Czechia. After our few days in Kraków we stopped in Katowice before continuing onwards to Prague.
In the Spring of 2018 Ivan and I made a trip through Germany, Poland and Czechia. On this trip we stayed a few days in Kraków and after we had visited the infamous death camps of Oświęcim (Auschwitz) we decided for some lighter items to fill our next day.
As Czechia is centrally located in Eastern Europe the country is a hub for international train travel in the region.
In the spring of 2018 Ivan and I made a trip through Germany, Poland and Czechia. On this trip we stayed a few days in Kraków and we felt that we had to visit the infamous death camps of Oświęcim (Auschwitz). We started off in the morning in the main station of Kraków Główny and took…
After our stay at the Holiday Inn Dresden and exploring the city of Dresden, it was time to continue our trip eastwards to Krakow in Poland. The fastest routes either go via Warsaw or Prague, but we decided on travelling on the classic route over Gorlitz and Wroclaw.
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…
After the successful launch of a freight train link between Shanghai in China and Antwerp in Belgium, there’s now a will to start a passengers rail link between the two harbour cities, Belgian media report.
After writing about the upcoming low-cost trains, we will now be writing about the other end of the spectrum, the little that remains of luxury rail services. Throughout Europe there used to be a vast network of sleeper services with luxury coaches and exotic sounding names like “Orient Express” and “Nord Express” all operated by…