Get prepared for one of the wackiest events in Belgium: it’s the Ypres’ Cats Parade!
Mostly everyone in Flanders knows that the first Sunday after the Easter Holidays is the annual Heritage Day (Erfgoeddag). But if you’ve recently arrived in Flanders from a different planet, here’s a short guide to what it’s all about.
A lovely place to visit at this time of the year. And if you sit still, you’ll be surprised at what you can see and hear.
The cycle paths along the Rivers Dijle and Demer are generally excellent, and guarantee kilometres of safe cycling
A pleasant circular cycle ride around the suburbs and wood surrounding Leuven – and a reminder of an unsolved mystery.
I pass by the location marking a bold action by the Belgian Resistance to free Jewish and Roma civilians from a train heading for Auschwitz.
No sign of anything to do with Middle Earth in this place called Bree, but plenty of fresh air, great walks and lovely nature
A Saturday morning cycle ride under the grey clouds of Belgium.
Will my Saturday morning walk reveal any surprises?
Some more great tips from Kevin Mayne on how to enjoy cycling in Belgium
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
An interesting and scenic walk through the villages, fields and forests around Nieuwrode
An interesting and scenic walk through the villages, fields and forests around Nieuwrode, with a 12th century castle thrown in for good measure!