The adorable medieval town Bruges was almost a surreal place – with old traditional buildings, narrow cobbled streets and weeping willows dipping their branches in the canals, and as many horse carriages on the streets as there were cars – Bruges was a town taken out of a fairytale. The only thing that kept me [...]
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One thing we noticed while traveling through Belgium with VisitFlanders was that no matter where we went, the people absolutely loved their own cities. It was actually very charming to see how excited they were about their home and how much they enjoyed living here – they all thought that “their” city was the best [...]
A couple of weeks ago we wrote about some of the best cities in the world for vegetarians, and the city of Ghent in Belgium was one of them – we were so impressed with this place that we thought we would expand on it a bit more. Ghent turned out to be our favorite [...]
At first sight, you wouldn’t think that the small town of Oudenaarde is a popular stop for visitors, but it has two big main draws that attract people from all over the world: the world famous road biking routes, and the music festival Feest in Het Park. Bike Fanatics When arriving at the B&B we [...]
If there is one thing that Belgium is famous for – it’s Belgian chocolate. Walking along the streets of Brussels you see hundreds of chocolate shops, all luring you in with shopping windows of chocolate fountains and amazing chocolate-art. I’m a sucker for chocolate, so you can imagine how excited I was to be taking [...]
Right now we’re sitting on the train (w/ free wifi and breakfast!) on our way from Amsterdam to Brussels for an 8 day blog trip with Visit Flanders Tourism Board, where we’ll be exploring the best of Flanders and also going to “Feest in het Park”, one of the many music festivals that are held [...]
Brussels, the city where all the important decisions about Europe are made, I expected boring seriousness and grey suits, not random street parties to appear out of nowhere. I’m so glad that the Europe Train Challenge brought us to Brussels. Because of my silly assumptions it would probably have taken me a long time before I [...]
Assumptions can be bad, and sometimes downright dangerous - we all know this, so why do we never seem to learn? I will be honest, I didn’t have very high expectations about Brussels. I don’t know where I got it from, but I thought it would be boring. But already when we stepped out of [...]
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