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remember the casualties of war

Why do we remember the casualties of war?

Some thoughts on why we remember the soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War. Plus news of upcoming posts on this topic.

Beninksberg

A short walk on the Beninksberg

Enjoy a short walk on the Beninksberg, to the north of Leuven, a small but varied nature reserve with woodland, heathland and grassland

Find an Excuse to visit L’Ecluse

Enjoy a 8 km country walk starting from the village of L’Ecluse and through the Rosdel nature reserve near Hoegaarden.

cycling around Hainaut

Cycling around Hainaut Province

Take the train to Mons, hire a bike, and spend the day cycling around Hainaut province. Here’s a route, including visits to a brewery and a museum.

The hidden secrets of Brussels book

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels

“The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels” is a must-have for tourists, while residents will be surprised at what might be just around the corner from them.

Blanc Moulin Ostiches

Three walks in Hainaut Province

Select one or more of these three walks in Hainaut Province for a half- or full-day of hiking pleasure in lovely countryside.

Looking for Belgian heroes

A short, delightful, well-produced and informative musical video celebrating well-known Belgians in various fields.

Park Abbey Leuven

Cycle to Leuven’s four abbeys

A 14 km cycle ride that passes Leuven’s four abbeys – with a couple of delightful taverns on the way for a lunch stop!