During 2018, the exhibitions at Gaasbeek Castle are dominated by the theme of “vanitas”
I’ve always thought hiking was good for me. Now I know why
If you love urban art, the Antwerp Street Art Guide and Map is just for you!
The Vervet Forest is the story of five orphan baby monkeys and the struggle to save their forest home in South Africa
With bee populations declining, a bee hotel can provide all-year-round safe and secure accommodation for bees An expanded and updated version of this story is available here. Bee populations continue to decline worldwide. There are many, interacting reasons. These include climate change, intensive farming, land conversion to housing, […]
A few books to help you discover more about Belgium
Feeding birds in your garden or on your balcony in the winter is important – and fun.
Why were poppies so numerous on the fields of Flanders? And how did they become the symbol of remembrance?
The unlikely but winning combination of folk and punk
A 3-km walk along a defensive wall from the Second World War
Sometimes people are simply not who they seem to be. Take for example, Monsieur Hawarden …
Children might especially enjoy taking part in this weekend’s Garden Butterfly Count
An open letter to travel writer Bill Bryson, in response to critical remarks he made about Belgium in one of his books
Outstanding detective work by Belgian woodcarver Patrick Damiaens led to a valuable carving being reunited with its home in England decades after being lost.
Seed-heads can often be as striking as a colourful flower. Take the plant known as Old Man’s Beard, for example…