As a father of four, my reviews of places to visit are often seen through the eyes of parents with young children (although mine are… Read More »Keizersberg Abbey Park, Leuven: Not for young children
The Leuven Botanical Garden may be one of the smallest botanical gardens in Belgium, but itâ€™s one of the most charming. Itâ€™s small enough to cover in an hour or two; itâ€™s well laid out; and easily accessible with wheelchairs and childrenâ€™s buggies.
Located in the Winge valley to the east of Leuven, Horst Castle has remained largely untouched since the middle of the 17th century.
To get the most out of a visit to Horst Castle, you should know what not to expect. There are no works of art hanging from the walls; no ancient tapestries in the bedrooms. The living rooms are empty of tables and chairs; the kitchen devoid of pots and pans. In fact, Horst Castle is empty and unlived in, and has been for over three hundred years. And that’s precisely why it’s worth visiting.Read More »Horst Castle near Aarschot