Mostly everyone in Flanders knows that the first Sunday after the Easter Holidays is the annual Heritage Day (Erfgoeddag). But if you’ve recently arrived in Flanders from a different planet, here’s a short guide to what it’s all about.
Holy Trinity Anglican Pro-Cathedral will present the Bach Matthew Passion at 19:00 on Good Friday, 3 April 2015.
A pleasant circular cycle ride around the suburbs and wood surrounding Leuven – and a reminder of an unsolved mystery.
I pass by the location marking a bold action by the Belgian Resistance to free Jewish and Roma civilians from a train heading for Auschwitz.
No sign of anything to do with Middle Earth in this place called Bree, but plenty of fresh air, great walks and lovely nature
A Saturday morning cycle ride under the grey clouds of Belgium.
Will my Saturday morning walk reveal any surprises?
Some more great tips from Kevin Mayne on how to enjoy cycling in Belgium
Some great ideas from guest blogger Kevin Mayne to discover Belgium by bike
The tiny village of Vollezele was once the hub of a thriving Belgian export industry.
Get your wellies on for a 7-km circular walk around Herent and Wilsele
A short list of traditional Christmas carol services in various towns and cities in Belgium
An interesting and scenic walk through the villages, fields and forests around Nieuwrode, with a 12th century castle thrown in for good measure!
Patrick Damiaens is a talented wood carver who specializes in Liege-style furniture and coats of arms
St. Martha and Mary’s is a small but vibrant Anglican church in the center of Leuven
Visit Herent and listen to a competition-winning amateur community band
The horror of war extends beyond the human tragedy.
Follow the 6-km “Promenade des murs” around this sleepy Wallonian village
This almost became the world’s tallest building!
Visit the abbey before enjoying a beautiful expanse of heathland and woodland
Enjoy a few hours walking around this “oasis of tranquility” near Hoegaarden