Belgium

Bailiff's House Jauche

16 km hike around Orp-Jauche

A pleasant walk along country lanes and crossing the fields of Walloon Brabant, passing through four villages on the way.

Virelles

Walking around Virelles

A 30 km walk starting from Virelles near Chimay, heading up to the village of Lompret, going into Bois Robert, and circling the Lake of Virelles.

How did I end up in Belgium?

I’m frequently asked why I left the UK and moved to Belgium. When I tell people the whole story, they are often totally amazed.

Walking and cycling in the Voerstreek

The Voerstreek is one of the prettiest regions of Flanders; and is covered with footpaths and cycle routes. Here’s a 26k hiking route.

Tongeren: The oldest town in Belgium

When a town promotes itself as the oldest in Belgium, it’s tempting to wonder how much evidence of this claim is still visible. Visit Tongeren, and its credentials are right in front of you: city walls from the first century, and a Roman archaeological site from the fourth. It’s also got an excellent Gallo-Roman Museum