Looking for shapes and patterns in nature can transform a morning walk in your local park or forest into a journey of discovery
Three walks through the Belgian National Park. Choose any one, or mix and match depending on the time you have available.
November is a great month for walking in the woods. One of the ways to make your walk extra special – particularly for children – is to find and photograph mushrooms and toadstools.
Dungeons, a torture chamber, displays of swords and guns, and some outstanding views from the top, combine to make a trip to Gravensteen Castle in Gent a great day out for kids.
A new brochure on Flemish Brabant is beautiful, and a great source of useful tips on places to visit Back in November last year I was contacted by Eva De Smedt from the Tourism Department of the Province of Flemish Brabant. She was just starting work on a […]
The cycle paths along the River Schelde are really excellent. And you can hop from bank to bank on the river ferries
It’s time to get your bikes out this Sunday, August 28th, for a 20, 40 or 70 km cycle ride around Leuven
There are numerous opportunities for recreational cycling in Belgium, including organised events taking place through the country. I explain what to expect, and suggest some cycling events you might like to join.
Enjoy a tour around the 17th century château of Modave, followed by a walk along the Hoyoux river valley. For a day out with a bit of variety, try a trip down to Modave in the Ardennes. You can park in the grounds of the château of Modave. […]
Het Zwin Nature Park outside Knokke-Heist on the Belgian coast has been completely revamped. It’s a wonderful place to visit to learn about birds, and see them in real life. In the visitor centre you can learn all about bird migration, and then on the nature trail you can see the birds from special observation hides. Highly recommended for kids!