Located 20 km south-west of Antwerp, the quiet town of Bornem has much to offer.
There are plenty of opportunities for walking and cycling along the River Dijle as it snakes its 86-km way through central Belgium.
One of the loveliest and most varied walks I have ever done in Belgium
You’re going to love the Valley of the Hoëgne. It’s one of the prettiest river valleys in Belgium I have enjoyed walking along many river valleys in the Belgian Ardennes, but I have to admit that the Valley of the Hoëgne is the prettiest I have found so […]
The Sloping Lock of Ronquières has to be seen to be believed. And you can take a boat trip on this incredible piece of Belgian engineering
A pleasant walk along the River Dijle which flows through Sint-Agatha-Rode, named after the patron saint of breast cancer
A 22 km hike from the village of Esneux up to the top of La Roche aux Fochons
Enjoy this walk along the River Demer near Aarschot.
A super 87 km cycle ride through the peaceful, attractive woods and fields in between Diest, Beringen and Tessenderlo, and including the Valley of the Zwarte Beek.
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
Taking a 45-minute boat trip along the River Leie is a great way to see another side of Gent
Stage 4 of the GR 571, and the first signs of spring along the River Salm. I see the season’s first butterflies, come face to face with a stoat, find some badger footprints, and discover that my overnight lodging is an ice-box.
Stage 3 of the GR 571: more steep climbs, more snow, more great views, more fun! I come across plenty of reminders that this area was in the middle of a huge conflict during the Second World War, and experienced a wonderful climb with some great views from the top.
Stage 2 of the GR 571 featured steep ascents, great views, scary footbridges and some snow! And a lovely overnight stay at Maggie’s AirBnB in Stourmont.