Belgium

Lier: the Most Underrated City in Belgium

Lier: the Most Underrated City in Belgium

Try entering Belgium cities in Google. Lier is only a 33rd option in the list of Belgian cities. It took us nine months and visiting most of the cities ranked above until we heard about this city. Actually, it was P. who caught a glimpse of […]

Antwerp Zoo: Animal Kingdom by the Train Station

Antwerp Zoo: Animal Kingdom by the Train Station

We have been to Antwerp many times during our stay in Belgium. During our first visit, the city left us with a small impression. Still, later we found out how wrong we were. After coming here with our friends and family, we realized why people […]

15 Pictures to Inspire You to Visit the Antwerp Zoo

15 Pictures to Inspire You to Visit the Antwerp Zoo

Antwerp Zoo Antwerp Zoo is the oldest animal park in Belgium, and one of the oldest in the World established on 21 July 1843. Throughout the years this place served not only as a Zoo but had a lot of other cultural purposes. For example, symphonic concerts […]

Bouillon for a Nature Getaway in Belgium

Bouillon for a Nature Getaway in Belgium

As we have discussed this not once, Belgium is an architecture lover’s dream. Besides the North Sea, there is nothing exceptional about the nature here. And yet, from time to time we manage to find a place where we feel so peaceful and relaxed that […]

Discovering Seven Wonders of Flanders

Discovering Seven Wonders of Flanders

Flanders, one of two regions in Belgium, is a unique example of how such a small part of the Old Continent, could have such a high concentration of spectacular architectural sights to discover. We have been exploring this region for almost 10 months now, and just […]

Promenade of Oostende and the North Sea Breeze in Our Hair

Promenade of Oostende and the North Sea Breeze in Our Hair

When thinking about destinations full of sun and vitamin sea, Belgium would be one of the countries that most definitely won’t pop out into anyone’s head. Never. And though country has a 70-kilometers-long coastline by the North Sea, we have to admit that visiting it […]

5 Best Day Trips from Brussels, Belgium

5 Best Day Trips from Brussels, Belgium

If you ask me, the best things about visiting Brussels are its Grand Place, Marolles Flea Market and the variety of awesome day trips that you can take! Take a glance at the map, Dear Reader. Every part of Western Europe is easily reachable: France, Netherlands, […]

10 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Antwerp in Belgium

10 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Antwerp in Belgium

Magic of Antwerp Seeking for a magical destination? Antwerp is your city! Just look at the Central Station building  – seems like Hogwarts Express is about to leave. Or those wide, majestic avenues! There sure is a secret passage to a magical bookstore of witchcraft […]

25 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Belgium

25 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Belgium

Around the Medieval Market Squares Belgium is all about the medieval architecture! Though it’s one of the smallest countries in Europe, you would be surprised how many architecturally rich cities, towns and villages here are to discover. We are actively trying to do that for more […]

Admiring the Beauty of Brussels by Night

Admiring the Beauty of Brussels by Night

Brussels was the first place, that we have discovered in Belgium. Back then we have heard various opinions about the capital of Belgium. Some people praised it, some said that there is nothing much to see, or do there. And, though, we really enjoyed our afternoon […]

10 Kilometers Walk Around Namur

10 Kilometers Walk Around Namur

There are two common sayings, that perfectly describes the situation, which occurred with us visiting Namur. First one: Good things come when you least expect them. And the other one: Sometimes the best things are right in front of you. In other words, Namur was under our noses […]

The (un)successful Hunt for Belgian Castles

The (un)successful Hunt for Belgian Castles

This one Saturday evening we decided that, as we have seen probably all of the most important and well-known objects in Belgium, we should search for something else. And then we realized that this country is just full of many different castles. So, we found […]

Façades of Antwerp: Silent Storytellers

Façades of Antwerp: Silent Storytellers

“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” ― Winston Churchill Can simple façades of simple houses tell us something about the city? I, personally, like reading old town façades as a story. Each façade – new chapter. Each chapter – short story. As I […]

5 Cities to Visit in Flemish Region, Belgium

5 Cities to Visit in Flemish Region, Belgium

There couldn’t be one strong solid description for Belgium as a travel destination. There is the French-Belgium and the Dutch-Belgium. At first it is kind a hard to understand how such a small country as Belgium can have three national languages and two major differently […]

7 Things To See in Antwerpen (Based On Our Mistakes)

7 Things To See in Antwerpen (Based On Our Mistakes)

To be truthful, Dear Reader, we screwed-up badly. Antwerpen was among the TOP 3 destinations that we were excited to see the most since moving to Belgium. We heard a lot, we saw a lot, we visualised a lot, and we have even had several discussion about the things […]

Driving through Benelux. Which capital city to visit?

Driving through Benelux. Which capital city to visit?

In the heart of Western Europe, where Old Continent meets the North Sea, exists three powerful, well-developed and extremely interesting countries, which proves that being small isn’t a disadvantage. While crossing, visiting or exploring these countries, one is constantly surprised of how much beauty, unique sights and […]