Goodbye 2022, hello 2023. It’s been quite a year. What can we expect of 2023, our fifth full year of Trip By Trip. That’s right, we started in December 2017 with a proper launch on January 1st, 2018.
WorldPride 2025 moves from Taiwan to Washington DC, WorldPride 2026 awarded to Amsterdam
Pride Amsterdam will host WorldPride 2026. And Capital Pride in Washington DC takes over from Kaohsiung in Taiwan for WorldPride 2025.
Antwerp Queer Arts Festival 2022 programme and schedule
It’s that time of the year again: Antwerp Pride and Antwerp Queer Arts Festival. Pride focuses on the second weekend of August: from Wednesday 10 to Sunday 14. AQAF runs from 5 to 28 August. In 2022, Antwerp Pride turns 15 and looks 15 years into the future under the banner of ‘Queertopia‘. AQAF hasn’t…
Hotel room for one
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,…
VIDEO | The Montzen Line
The Montzen Line is usually not used by passengers trains, but it is used as deviation from Liège to Welkenraedt in Belgium. In 2021, we had the opportunity to travel on Rail Line 24, it’s official name.
Passenger Locator Form to mostly disappear, except if you enter Belgium from outside the European Union, including stopovers
On Friday 4 March 2022, the Consultative Committee of Governments in Belgium has announced a major relaxation of coronavirus countermeasures in the Kingdom under Code Yellow. You will only need to wear a face mask on public transport (train, tram, bus, metro) and in hospitals or other collective care facility. This ‘almost back to normal’…
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…
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.
SINGLES DAY | Why everyone should travel alone sometimes
Today is Singles Day. I am single. Sometimes I want to go somewhere but I can’t find a travel buddy to accompany me. That’s okay. Sometimes it’s good to travel on your own.
Impressions of Seoul
In 2014, I travelled alone to Seoul in the Republic of Korea, better known as South Korea. Thus far, it’s my last big solo trip. It was an interesting experience. I’ve forgotten many details and activities I did. That’s why we blog since 2017. But anyway, thanks to photos on Facebook, my guidebook, Wikipedia and…