Back in the day

I really hadn’t ever heard of it and it seems to be fairly new, the Historium in Bruges. I came across it when I was researching things to do in Bruges for my tour group. So when I was actually in Bruges, walking around, thinking about what to do, I decided to give it a…

Travel theme: meeting place

The Grote Markt or Grand Place in Brussel is a vibrant place with lots of activities. It is centrally located and besides gorgeous buildings, has some amazing cafés. It is a meeting place for a nice get-together. During my stay in Brussels I came back to this place again and again for a coffee or…

Love is in the city

Love is in the air city. It’s in the bricks of the buildings. It’s in the cobbled Streets. It’s in the trees shedding their colored leaves.It’s in the warmth of the cafés and the friendly faces within them. To me, Bruges in autumn is a truly romantic city. It is the ultimate city for walking and…

Big balls of steel

One of Brussels landmarks can be found outside the center. So on a dreary day in January I took the metro out to the Atomium. This big silver monument was built for the world expo of 1958. It is a blown up version of the element Iron, so you’ll see 9 big, shiny balls connected by…

When in Bruges: must do’s

Beer Belgium is famous for its beers. Even if you are not a beer drinker, go to café Lambrinus. The waiters are super friendly and there is heaps of choice in beers. If you’re not a fan, try a kriek, a cherry beer, or a beer cocktail. Even the food here seems to be really…