Why the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken are an absolute must see-smell 👑

Because you never get tired of flowers.  The Royal Greenhouses of Laeken are a garden and floral paradise. So, no need to precise that the collection of plants consists of more than 600 greenhouse potted plants, more than 300 camellias and 40 orange trees (some around 200 years old). Moreover, some of the plants belonging to King Leopold II (1835-1909) still exist!   Because you’ll … Continuer de lire Why the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken are an absolute must see-smell 👑

Everything you need to know about the Cuberdon: Interview at Confiserie Geldhof

Tasting a cuberdon isn’t only giving your taste buts the guilty pleasure they deserve, it’s also enjoying a Belgian ancestral tradition. Hard on the outside, but soft on the inside, the cuberdon or neuzeke (little nose) as the locals say, is recognised as a traditional Flemish regional product. Whether you’re Belgian or not, its conical shape and unique flavour leaves no one indifferent. I had … Continuer de lire Everything you need to know about the Cuberdon: Interview at Confiserie Geldhof

5 free Belgian apps you must get!

Want to make your phone a bit more Belgian? 😅 Well, this post is just what the doctor ordered. The following apps are surprisingly free and a 100% Belgian! Tell me which ones you’ve downloaded below 😉 1. Frontback When talking about taking photos, some will prefer being behind the camera whilst others in front of it and vice versa. This app makes both views in … Continuer de lire 5 free Belgian apps you must get!

How to be Belgian: The 10 Commandments

Let’s break the clichés, or not… Unlike our neighbours, there’re no typical physical aspects or dress codes that will make you look Belgian. It’s more on the inside. Of course, we love beer, fries and more, but these are not the only things that’ll make a Belgian, Belgian. Of course, the following commandments are not to be taken literally! 1. You shall eat fries every … Continuer de lire How to be Belgian: The 10 Commandments

Top 5 reasons to visit Binche

In the mood for a trip? Why not visit the cute Binche? Binche is a pinch of charm, a hint of history and a bit of kindness, the whole topped with a group of dancing ‘Gilles’ 👌🏻 (see below). The city used to be a mining and textile town and is know for its unique architectural heritage, for its craft lace and its brewery and of course for its … Continuer de lire Top 5 reasons to visit Binche

The BEst romantic things to do on Valentine’s Day ♥️

Was it love at first sight? Yes. I saw the greenery as far as the eye can see, the neo-classic and art nouveau architecture, the deep blue of the North Sea, the countless magnificent castles shaping our landscapes and I was hers! Ma petite Belgique, I discovered that you’re foremost hopelessly romantic! So, if you’re out of ideas for V-day, don’t worry there’s more than … Continuer de lire The BEst romantic things to do on Valentine’s Day ♥️

10 original Belgian brands to keep an eye on 👀

It’s not a secret anymore: Belgium is like a Pandora Box, always full of surprises. Whether we talk about food or fashion, one thing is sure when it comes to originality, our Belgian customers have nothing to envy of the world-wide big brands. Although, at first glance Belgium comes down to chocolate, fries, beer and a little guy a bit too exhibitionist (sorry Manneken Pis), … Continuer de lire 10 original Belgian brands to keep an eye on 👀

5 great and totally free things to do in Brussels 👌🏻

It doesn’t matter if it’s a rainy day in Belgium. It doesn’t matter if you have no money to spend on a one-day trip to Brussels. Do you know why? Well, because I’ll give you five flawless reasons to come to Brussels right away. Here are THE 5 spots that are totally free and within walking distance that you absolutely don’t want to miss out … Continuer de lire 5 great and totally free things to do in Brussels 👌🏻

The 4 best Belgian chocolate brands

  Chocolate and Belgium are like butter and toast. Whether they are eaten as a praline, a chocolate bar or as liquid chocolate on a waffle (I make your mouth water now 😏), you’ll always find some in Belgium. Actually, did you know that Brussels Airport is the world’s biggest chocolate selling point? No excuse if you haven’t tasted any Belgian chocolate during your trip. You … Continuer de lire The 4 best Belgian chocolate brands