A white Christmas. In Western Europe, a white Easter is more likely than a white Christmas. But for this year’s holidays, we name a few scenic snow white destinations.
Rainbow zebra crossing in Berchem
The Antwerp district of Berchem – where I grew up – has now its own rainbow zebra crossing. I noticed it recently, walking in the Grotesteenweg (Great Causeway or Grande Chaussée), also known as the N1, at the crossing with the Driekoningenstraat (Magi Street) and Berchem District Hall.
EuroPride 2025 in Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon in Portugal has been chosen as the host city of EuroPride in 2025.
BERLIN 2015 | Olympiastadion
My first time in Berlin dates from May 2015. Until September 2021 it was my only time. I know it’s odd. The capital of Germany is a centre of history, culture, clubbing, gay culture. It should have been a standard annual getaway. Berlin is a modern, quirky city with a reputation for being hip and…
Rainbow zebra crossings of Antwerp
The Antwerp district of Borgerhout is set to have a rainbow zebra crossing or crosswalk by May. In time for the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT or IDAHOBIT) on 17 May. Where are the other rainbow zebras in Antwerp?
2025 WorldPride in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
InterPride has announced Kaohsiung City in Taiwan wil host WorldPride 2025. A bold choice. The other bidding city (pride) was Washington DC‘s Capital Pride.
VIDEO | Aurora Borealis at Antwerp’s Theaterplein
As part of the Zomer van Antwerpen or Antwerp Summer festival, artivist Dan Acher from Switzerland installed his ‘Borealis‘ at Antwerp‘s Theaterplein, home of the Exotische Markt and Vogelenmarkt. It’s visible until the 29th of August. Every day from 9PM to 12AM.
2020. Corona. Travelling is a different game. Yet our Fernweh acted up too often. So we arranged a train trip to Germany and Austria. Specifically to Leipzig in Saxony, several spots in Bavaria and returning home with ÖBB‘s Nightjet from Innsbruck in Tyrol to Brussels in Belgium.
AUSTRALIA 2020 | Hotels in Sydney and Melbourne
After literally years of planning, we travelled to Australia to visit Sydney, to cruise to the Pacific Ocean territories of New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Fiji and to hop over to Melbourne. The year was 2020 and it was just before the pandemic.
First Time in Australia 10th Anniversary
Today ten years ago, on 11 February 2011, is set foot in Australia for the first time. I left Belgium on the 10th and arrived a day later. For four weeks, I toured Down Under with stays in Melbourne, Alice Springs for Uluru (Ayers Rock), Brisbane, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Newcastle, Canberra, Sydney in time for…