Enjoy a walk around Westerlo, taking in a river, two castles, an abbey and a nature reserve
After years of renovation, Museum Hof van Busleyden in Mechelen opens on June 17th 2018
Five tips to enjoy your time in Antwerp, chosen by blogger Vanessa McCulloch
View imposing buildings. Stroll down quaint alleyways. Visit museums. Walk under the river. Drink in the city’s oldest pub
If you love urban art, the Antwerp Street Art Guide and Map is just for you!
Enjoy the autumn colours in Flanders by walking in these woods
The cycle paths along the River Schelde are really excellent. And the possibility to hop from bank to bank on the river ferries adds to the day’s enjoyment.
The 538 steps up St. Rumbold’s Tower are worth the effort, for the views from the top are breathtaking
Flanders was renowned for its beautiful tapestries from the 15th century onwards. A Saturday morning visit to Tongerlo Abbey in Mechelen will open your eyes to the beauty of Flemish tapestries.
Some ideas for a lovely autumnal woodland walk in a Flemish forest
Located a short car ride from Antwerp (or 20 minutes by train from Antwerp to Heide station), the Border Park De Zoom extends over six thousand hectares. Its combination of heaths, forests, dunes and pools makes it a great place to recharge your batteries. The park is neatly […]
Located 20 kilometres south-west of Antwerp, just off the busy N16, the quiet town of Bornem has so much to see that a day, or even a weekend, is never going to suffice.
A Belgian village that’s not in Belgium? Or is it? And why does it have two names?
A Belgian village that’s not in Belgium? Or is it? Visit the remarkable Baarle-Hertog and you might end up with more questions than answers. The Belgian village of Baarle-Hertog is extremely difficult to describe. When you first hear people talking about it you think it’s merely a village […]
My previous post introduced you to an area (Mollendaal Forest) that is ideal for young children. However, I do not recommend Mechels Broek for young children, nor is the terrain suitable for buggies, push-chairs or wheelchairs. It’s an area of wetland at all times of the year, and […]