Not a lot of tourists visit Mechelen when they are in Belgium. Here are some pictures that will make you want to visit this historical city.
With Photo Sunday I want to share beautiful shots with a story. This weeks photo is by Mike Clegg, photographer and blogger with Travel and Destinations. You can find his photography portfolio here. When taking pictures at night one of the most important things to do, is to use a tripod, keep your ISO at 100..
With Photo Sunday I want to share beautiful shots with a story. This was taken during our second trip to Paris. Although it is only a train ride away, we don’t go to Paris very often. But I love going there because there is so much to discover. During our second time we did things we..
If you like beer and aren’t afraid of a challenge, you have to participate in the Great Breweries Marathon. Don’t let you scare you with the word marathon because there are also other option; you can run 25 km or walk 25km or 42km. The first edition in 2016 was a success and was completely..
If you want to escape the cold winter months in Europe, you have a number of possibilities at a maximum of 6 hours flight time. If you want to stay within Europe, the Southern part of Spain (2.5 hours flight from Brussels) or the Canary Islands (4.5 hours flight from Brussels) are your best option…
De Stokerij is one of the most beautiful restaurants in Ghent, especially on the inside. They serve traditional brasserie style dishes with the menu changing very often. I like that they also serve a decent amount of inventive vegetarian dishes. De Stokerij has also an extensive beer selection and gives a suggestion for every dish..
Celebrating a birthday calls for dinner so we went to Botta ‘N Ik in Grimbergen, near Brussels. Located not far from the basilica, a very beautiful and cozy restaurants welcomes you. Menu Starting of with an aperitif of the house and a mojito, we studied the menu. This menu changes often depending on the season. There..
In Blaasveld, near Mechelen, you can visit distillery de Molenberg, where the Gouden Carolus single malt whiskey is distilled. The base of this whiskey is the mash of Gouden Carolus Tripel beer made in the brewery Het Anker in Mechelen. Guided tour During the guided tours you get a very good and enjoyable explanation of..
With a group of friends we went to ‘t Fonduehuisje in Leuven. Here they serve Swiss meat and cheese fondue, as well as raclette or Swiss Chinese fondue. We decided to have gourmet which came with unlimited meat together with sauces, french fries, and salad. This kind of dinners is always nice because I think it..