Visit the abbey before enjoying a beautiful expanse of heathland and woodland
Enjoy a few hours walking around this “oasis of tranquility” near Hoegaarden
Some ideas for a lovely autumnal woodland walk in a Flemish forest
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 […]
What led to 16 million people losing their lives? And what were the key battles in Flanders, Belgium?
Here is the third part of “In Bruegel’s footsteps”, which covers his association with the Limburg town of Peer.
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 […]
I am particularly fond of this area as it was my first encounter with the Ardennes. It offers a splendid mixture of landscapes: impenetrable, silent, coniferous forests; deserted moorland stretching to the horizon; and picturesque babbling brooks. It can be reached by taking the N67 south-east from Eupen. […]
Enjoy a walk through the narrow, cobblestoned streets that make up the Groot Begijnhof in Leuven
Here’s part 2 of “Following Brueghel’s Footsteps”, taking you through the countryside around Dilbeek
The first of three blogs describing the works of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, and the countryside visible in his paintings
Guest blogger ‘The Bruges Vegan’ selects her three favourite restaurants in Belgium! Before she does, for an excellent overview of veganism, a great place to start is the Positive Health Wellness site, and particularly this article, Embarking on a Raw Vegan Lifestyle. Now, over to The Bruges Vegan: […]