Category: Travel

Maastricht twip

No, it’s not a typo! I am using “twip” to describe a trip I made with people I met on Twitter. This time we went on a day trip to Maastricht with Wilma, Janneke, Ad, Neeltje, and Mieke. On the way we visited Dannielle at her place of work, Fontys library in Sittard. In Maastricht of course we visited the… Read more →

Visit Ghent!

I was in Ghent, Belgium (or “Gent” in the original Dutch spelling) March 1 – 6 this year, for some IGeLU Steering Committee meetings, not the least with the local University of Ghent Library organising committee of the IGeLU 2010 conference. But also for Datasalon 4. Of course I visited a number of bars and restaurants, which may be interesting… Read more →

Tel Aviv Shabbat

Four months after my first visit to Israel, in Jerusalem, I was given the opportunity to go to Israel again, this time to Tel Aviv for the Ex Libris System Seminar 2009. Tel Aviv is a modern city, only 100 years old, located on the sea, far from the West Bank, Gaza and Lebanon. The allegedly 4000 years old port… Read more →


Main Avenue flags Originally uploaded by lukask Went to the USA for the very first time January 15-25. Spent first couple of days in the Rocky Mountains in the snow, in Grand Lake, Colorado, with my pals from the IGeLU Steering Committee and some of the PWG Coordinators, before going to Denver for four days of meetings with ELUNA and… Read more →

Jerusalem, city of many faces

From November 11 until November 16 I visited Jerusalem for the first Ex Libris Developers Meeting. For someone who is interested in art, history, culture and politics a very interesting city. But visiting this city is so different from any other historically interesting place that I have seen before. It already started right after our arrival at Tel Aviv Ben… Read more →