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.
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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,…
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?
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.
Gay pride calendar 2020
While 2019 commemorated, celebrated and misused the Stonewall Inn Riots of 1969, 2020 actually marks the 50th anniversary of (gay) pride.
Tickets for Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on sale
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and KAN have announced that tickets for Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv in Israel will go on sale today, Thursday 28 February at 19:00 CET.
Belgian Pride 2019 elects #AllForOne and intersectionality as theme
In 2018, the Belgian Pride in Brussels had as theme #YourLocal Power and the 2018 municipal elections in Belgium. 2019 is also an election year, but the slogan is #AllForOne and the the theme is intersectionality.
HOW TO | Travel to the Eurovision Song Contest
Slowly, broadcasters will present their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), which this year takes place in Tel Aviv, Israel. If you haven’t already, mark 14, 16 and 18 May 2019 in your calendar.
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.
5 things to do in and to know about Tel Aviv
I spent a long weekend in Israel in May. I stayed in Tel Aviv and did an excursion to Jerusalem. Here are five things to do in and to know about Tel Aviv.