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,…
1993 was a big year for Antwerp. It was Cultural Capital of Europe and it gave the city many cultural events and a sense of pride. For Antwerpians over a certain age, it’s memorable.
From Monday, 4 May – yes, May the Fourth be with you – it is mandatory to wear a face mask or a scarf on public transportation in Belgium. This is a coronavirus COVID-19 countermeasure.
At the end of August, Thanh and I spent a day in Amsterdam. The reason or excuse was visiting the ‘Cool Japan‘ exhibition at the Tropenmuseum. During our walk through the streets of Amsterdam, we stumbled upon De Hallen Amsterdam.
In July 2019, Steve and I embarked on an East Mediterranean cruise on board MSC Sinfonia. We would visit Venice, Split, Santorini, Mykonos, Dubrovnik and Ancona. But our first stop was Florence.
After years of closure the Vlaams Tram- en Autobusmuseum (VlaTAM) or Flemish Tram and Bus Museum reopens on Sunday 16 June.
Apparently, Brussels Airlines is tired of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 it uses for some European flight. So I was lucky to fly with a SSJ100 from Brussels Airport in Belgium to Stockholm Bromma Airport in Sweden.