A 10-km walk around the largest lake in Flanders
Even on a short walk through farmland, a surprise could be waiting around the corner.
A gentle 7-km walk in the countryside south-east of Brussels
Explore the rolling countryside around Hoegaarden in this walk which starts in the village of Meldert
As a father of four, my reviews of places to visit are often seen through the eyes of parents with young children (although mine are now well beyond that stage). I often ask myself whether a place is child-friendly; buggy-friendly; safe for children to run in; good places […]
Guest Blogger Hannah Little reports on last Sunday’s Cats Parade in Ypres
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?