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LEKI trekking poles

LEKI Trekking Poles review

A short review of a few months’ experience with LEKI trekking poles, types Khumbu and Cressida.

Nieuwrode country walk

Two walks starting from Nieuwrode

A murdered bishop. A vineyard around every corner. An army of young trees. An idea for a midnight snack. All come up on these two walks around Nieuwrode.

Augusta Chiwy

Augusta Chiwy: World War Two Nurse

The uplifting story of Augusta Chiwy, a nurse who displayed great courage in Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge.

Dongelberg Quarry Walk

The Dongelberg Quarry 9k Walk

A 9k country walk from the Diving Center at Dongelberg Quarry to Jodoigne-Souveraine in the province of Brabant Wallon.

Eikelberg Walk Gelrode

The Eikelberg Walk in Gelrode

Enjoy this 8.5 km family-friendly circular walk around Gelrode in Flemish Brabant, through pleasant woods and fields and with some outstanding views.

Wereth massacre

Remembering the Wereth Massacre

During the Wereth Massacre on December 17, 1944, 11 captured black US soldiers were shot by German SS troops.

Daily evening walk

The benefits of a daily evening walk

Taking a daily evening walk can help you get or keep fit, and can help improve your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Belgian 2020 news quiz

The Belgian 2020 News Quiz!

Attempt these 12 questions on news items in Belgium in 2020 and see if you can score 12 out of 12!