Browsing Category : Brussels

Winter Wonders Brussels

Winter Wonders in Brussels – Photo Essay

By | 0 Comments

Winter Wonders is the official English name of Brussels’ Christmas market and all its activities. And it happens to be our favourite event of the year! Muntplein/Place de la Monnaie This is where Lars and I started our visit. In recent years, this place has become the home for the ice skating ring. Grote Markt/Grand Place Does this location need any…

Read More »

Visiting A Farm in The Heart of Brussels

By | 1 Comment

From a distance, the Maximiliaanpark, located in Brussels’ Noordwijk, looks like any other park in Brussels. But come closer and you will see that this place is home to a beautiful children’s farm. The Maximiliaanpark has not always been a park. In the 19th century, a train station was located here, but its activities stopped in the fifties. Afterwards, the…

Read More »

Two More Videos on Our YouTube Channel

By | 2 Comments

About a week ago, Lars and I celebrated the Oktoberfest in the Berlin Fabrik, here in Brussels. And yes, I made a video of this event. You can find it in the playlists of Belgium and Fun. Next up, a video we made in Ghent, in another cat café, called DreamCATchers. Enjoy the videos and let us know what you…

Read More »

Oktoberfest in Berlin Fabrik

By | 2 Comments

Berlin Fabrik is the name of a burger and cocktail bar in Brussels. This weekend, they organise their own version of the famous Oktoberfest. And since we love anything German, Lars and I decided to give this event a try. We took the tram and got off at the Kleine Zavel, made our way to the Grote Zavel and finally…

Read More »

Exploring Brussels with a Horror Writer

By | 1 Comment

One of our best friends is acclaimed horror writer Vanessa Morgan, often hailed as the female version of Stephen King. Yesterday, she and I and two of her novels – Drowned Sorrow and Avalon – went for a walk in the heart of the Belgian capital. First stop was at a cozy square between the Grand Place and the Koningsgalerij.…

Read More »

An Alternative 60th Birthday in Brussels – Part 2

By | 2 Comments

Thursday, 8 September 2016 was the day that Lars turned 60. And on that sunny day, we went to the Grand Place. The Belgian capital often organises free events, especially in summer. On the birthday of Lars, we could actually watch the Belgian finals of put shot for men, as part of the Memorial Ivo Van Damme, an annual athletics…

Read More »
Museum Natural Sciances

An Alternative 60th Birthday in Brussels – Part 1

By | 4 Comments

So far, 2016 sucks big time… Due to health problems, car troubles and financial woes, we haven’t done as much traveling as we would like to or as we are used to. Of course, I know that there are far worse things going on in the world right now; but being denied traveling for people like Lars and myself… well, it…

Read More »
%d bloggers like this: