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.
After visiting Het Spoorwegmuseum railway museum in Utrecht and staying at Van Der Valk Hotel Hoorn in Hoorn, Danny and I took a ride on the Stoomtram. This steamtram or tram engine is more like a light rail train than a tram or streetcar you see in urban environments.
As Timothy and I had been planning to take a ride on the Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik for a long time we decided to do this in the weekend of 11th November.
Opened in 1954, Het Spoorwegmuseum or Railway Museum in Utrecht is the – you guessed it – railway museum of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) in The Netherlands.
There we go. The Dutch government wants to introduce a flight tax of 7 euros per plane ticket, regardless of the destination or the ticket price. It’s no surprise.
The NMBS / SNCB, the railway company of Belgium, is studying the possibility to stop at Antwerp Central railway station. The Flemish newspaper De Standaard had a peek at an advanced draft of the upcoming management agreement between the Belgian government and NMBS /SNCB.
Planning a big rail trip is a cumbersome process, it all starts with finding inspiration about where to go.
I sold my car. After nine years and after a significant financial setback I decided it was time to sell my car.
Even though booking train tickets online can be quite a hassle, there are possibilities to travel by train to far flung places like Ukraine, Belarus and Northern Sweden for €150 or less, as written by Treinreiziger.nl .
If you are or staying in a hotel in The Hague, like the Hilton The Hague, on a city trip you might want to go out for a special dinner. One of the more peculiar dining settings in The Hague must be the Hoftrammm, a tram rebuilt into a restaurant. During a ride of about…