Whether you prefer to walk, cycle, jog, gallop, tree-hug or whatever, there’s plenty of opportunities in the Forêt de Soignes.
Three cycle rides through the spectacular flowering fruit orchards of the Haspengouw
Cycling enthusiast Kevin Mayne tries out the new cycling network in Brabant Wallon. It’s a welcome expansion of the Flemish system. However, some routes clearly need to be improved. And the interactive network map is not easy to use. Let’s hope these teething problems get solved, to encourage […]
An introduction to the five entry points to the Hoge Kempen National Park, an area of natural beauty
A super 87 km cycle ride through the peaceful, attractive woods and fields in between Diest, Beringen and Tessenderlo, and including the Valley of the Zwarte Beek.
A cycle ride is the perfect way to see the full extent of the Haspengouw fruit orchards – looking particularly fruitful at this time of the year!
A new brochure on Flemish Brabant is beautiful, and a great source of useful tips on places to visit
The cycle paths – and river ferries – along the River Schelde are really excellent
It’s time to get your bikes out this Sunday, August 28th, for a 20, 40 or 70 km cycle ride around Leuven
A practical example of how to use the wonderful Flemish cycling network in Flanders: an 85-km round trip Tienen, the sugar city
There are numerous opportunities for recreational cycling in Belgium, including organised events taking place through the country. I explain what to expect, and suggest some cycling events you might like to join.
Steven Vandenbussche, Curator of the Memorial Museum Passchendaele, describes his favourite locations in Belgium
The beautiful Voerstreek area of Limburg is a super place for hiking and cycling
An ingenious network of cycle paths and footpaths covers many parts of Belgium
A Happy Christmas and a New Year full of Belgian Discoveries! Yes, it’s my final post of 2015. But what a strange day. 14 degrees warm, and in the direct sunshine, as hot as a day in June. Not good from the perspective of the planet’s climate, but so good to get some sunshine in December.