Of course, I don’t have to tell you that Belgium is famous for its beers. A typical Belgian beer that is only brewed here in Belgium is Lambic. The special feature of lambic is that it is fermented by exposure to wild yeasts present in the air and the building.
Living in Belgium doesn’t mean that we visit Brussels enough, unfortunately. It was about time to visit our capital again so we booked a room at Hotel Motel One in Brussels to enjoy everything that Brussels has to offer.
If there is one thing we love to do while exploring cities and traveling it is discovering delicious food. I couldn’t be happier when I was announced the winner of a dinner for two at The Living in Brussels. This restaurant is the beating heart of the boutique hotel Pillows Grand Hotel Place Rouppe in the center of Brussels.
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 and have a picnic. Because it is so big, you definitely have to come back multiple times to explore everything.
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 knew I needed to try it.
When I meet with a friend in Brussels, we often first go to the Asian supermarket and then grab a bite to eat in the neighbourhood. Because my friend goes there more often, I let her choose the restaurant. She picked Sanh-Kee, a typical Chinese restaurant famous for its roast duck and meat. We ordered the roast duck, crispy bacon, and roast pork together with some stirfry vegetables with garlic.