Our travels in the United States 

4th of July. Independence Day in the United States of America. The last time I was in the United States was in 2019, visiting my uncle. Danny‘s last time was in 2017, when he visited New York and Washington, DC with Ivan in 2017. In 2016, we travelled across America by train. That all feels…

71 (69) countries where gay sex is illegal 

The 17th of May is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia. IDAHOBIT, or more commonly in Belgium, IDAHOT. As it falls on a Tuesday this year and Tuesday is one of our default publishing days with Thursday and Sunday, I’d thought I’d take a look at the state of affairs regarding state-sponsored…

Trip By Trip’s Best Of 2019

We travelled to some pretty awesome destinations, stayed at extraordinary hotels, travelled along most scenic routes and experienced some pretty amazing activities, museums or other things to do. Here’s the best of 2019.

Virginia State Capitol in Richmond

The Virginia State Capitol is the seat of state government of the Commonwealth of Virginia, located in Richmond. The Capitol was conceived of by Thomas Jefferson and Charles-Louis Clérisseau in France, based on the Maison Carrée in Nîmes. Construction began in 1785 and was completed in 1788.

The White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia

From 1861 to 1865 seven then eleven states of the United States of America (USA) seceded from the Union to form the Confederate States of America (CSA). The Confederacy had a president, Jefferson Finis Davis, and he had a house in the capital of Richmond in Virginia. It’s the White House of the Confederacy.