The 63 km Promenade Verte allows walkers and cyclists to encircle Brussels and discover its history and nature.
Whether you prefer to walk, cycle, jog, gallop, tree-hug or whatever, there’s plenty of opportunities in the Forêt de Soignes.
Enjoy walking around Overijse with this circular walk. Plus instructions how to get to Overijse from Brussels.
Historical and art tour guide Diana Goodwin selects her favorite locations in Belgium.
There’s plenty of activities to do and events to attend in Belgium in December 2019, both in the major cities, and the wilds of Wallonia.
Some tips on how to find a studio to rent in Brussels.
Due to the coronavirus, the Hallerbos just outside Brussels will be closed to visitors.
There is plenty to do and see in the Forêt de Soignes, a massive and old beech forest outside Brussels. Here are some tips.
Have you seen the Siberian chipmunks in the Sonian Forest near Brussels?
The Vervet Forest is the story of five orphan baby monkeys and the struggle to save their forest home in South Africa
An open letter to travel writer Bill Bryson in response to his criticisms of Belgium in his recent book.
April 2015 update: Another successful hatch: follow the webcam for some great sights of the nest. May 2014 update: The peregrines are breeding once again in the cathedral, and you can see a live webcam here. April 2013 update: The peregrine falcons are back in the tower of […]
Guest Blogger Rebecca provides travel tips on the Belgian capital for the Guardian’s Been There Travel website. Here she explains how to cycle the Promenade Verte. Did you know that there is another Ring in Brussels, one which takes you through the city’s outermost districts at a leisurely […]
April 2014 update: Four eggs laid, three hatched and the youngsters doing well! Click here for a live link to the video stream! ======= April 2013 update: The peregrines are back in the cathedral tower, and the female has already laid her eggs and is brooding them. You […]