The cycle paths along the Rivers Dijle and Demer are generally excellent, and guarantee kilometres of safe cycling
A pleasant circular cycle ride around the suburbs and wood surrounding Leuven – and a reminder of an unsolved mystery.
I pass by the location marking a bold action by the Belgian Resistance to free Jewish and Roma civilians from a train heading for Auschwitz.
A Saturday morning cycle ride under the grey clouds of Belgium.
Will my Saturday morning walk reveal any surprises?
Get your wellies on for a 7-km circular walk around Herent and Wilsele
An interesting and scenic walk through the villages, fields and forests around Nieuwrode
An interesting and scenic walk through the villages, fields and forests around Nieuwrode, with a 12th century castle thrown in for good measure!
This almost became the world’s tallest building!
Enjoy a few hours walking around this “oasis of tranquility” near Hoegaarden
Some ideas for a few lovely autumnal woodland walks in Flanders province, Belgium You can’t beat a woodland walk, can you? The crisp air, the crunch of the leaves beneath your feet, and the beautiful colours at this time of the year. Mind you, any time of the […]
First of all, let’s deal with its strange name. Zoutleeuw. Does it originate from the times when lions (leeuwen) with a taste for salt (zout) roamed the hills of Limburg? Not at all. Until the 16th century the village was simply called Leeuw. Disappointingly, it has nothing to […]
Walk or jog; trot your horse or ride your bike; fish or paddle; eat or drink; kick a football or throw a frisbee. There are lots of different ways to enjoy Tervuren Park.
Enjoy a walk through the narrow, cobblestoned streets that make up the Groot Begijnhof in Leuven.
Here’s part 2 of “Following Brueghel’s Footsteps”, taking you through the countryside around Dilbeek