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
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
Get your walking boots on, feel the soft pine needles under your feet, and those stresses will soon be slipping away
A day in the Molignée Valley, south of Namur, could incorporate a country walk, a visit to the historic ruins of Montaigle Castle, a tour of the Abbey of Maredsous, a visit to a snail farm, and a trip on a rail-bike.
First of all, let’s deal with its strange name. Zoutleeuw. Does it originate from the times when lions (leeuwen) with a taste for salt (zout) roamed the hills of Limburg? Not at all. Until the 16th century the village was simply called Leeuw. Disappointingly, it has nothing to […]
Walk or jog; trot your horse or ride your bike; fish or paddle; eat or drink; kick a football or throw a frisbee. There are lots of different ways to enjoy Tervuren Park.
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 […]
Enjoy a walk through the narrow, cobblestoned streets that make up the Groot Begijnhof in Leuven.
If you don’t mind a few muddy paths, this is an interesting wood to walk through
Next weekend – February 1&2 – it’s that time of the year again. It’s time to count your garden birds, at least if you live in Belgium, although many countries now hold an annual garden birds census. I’ve written earlier about how you can count your birds here. […]
Don’t you just love it when – after a week of cloud and rain – Saturday dawns dry, bright and sunny (if still rather cold!). So was the weather today, and so I headed for Holsbeek and the Hagelandse Valley. It’s an extensive area of woodland, meadows, streams […]