On a Sunday afternoon, we decided to visit the MAS (Museum aan de Stroom) in Antwerp. The first thing you notice is the impressive red building, designed by a Dutch architectural office. It is 10 stories high and not only has a number of galleries with permanent and temporary exhibitions, there is also the visible storage,..
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Located on a small square not far from the Market in Sint-Niklaas and the train station, you find Het Gevoel. A beautiful mansion is the home of this classically decorated restaurant. When we arrive, all the tables are elegantly set with a lot of eye for detail and we can just pick a table. We get..
It is surprising that a big city like Brussels still has a lot of green. The Sonian Forest is a forest in Brussels and part of the scattered remains of the ancient Charcoal Forest. It is the perfect place to walk around on a sunny day, riding a bike, or just put down a blanket..
I love Asian food and luckily I found a friend who agreed to accompany me to Umamido to have some ramen. Ramen is a Japanese dish consisting of noodles served in a yummy broth, flavoured with miso or soy sauce with toppings of pork, vegetables, and sometimes an egg. Although I never had it, I..
When visiting Belgium, most tourists go to Brussels or Brughes while there are many more cities to discover. At only 15 minutes from Brussels, there is Mechelen, a small city but with a lot to offer. Having one of the oldest operating breweries in Belgium, historical buildings, and cosy squares, Mechelen is interesting for everyone…
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..
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..