Types of travellers – What kind of traveller are you?

Travelling to the same destination with different purpose creates the types of travellers. Some travel to self discover, others to discover the culture. Which type of traveller are you? Nature traveller: These are the travellers who are filled with gratitude and feel a sense of satisfaction amid nature. Nature walks triggers their deepest philosophies and … Continue reading Types of travellers – What kind of traveller are you?

Children go on bear hunting in Belgium

Bear hunting is an initiative volunteered by locals of Belgium to entertain children. The thought is inspired by a dutch book 'we gaan op berenjacht'. Quarantine times could be very depressing for everyone. People look for motivation to go out even for a walk. In such case, it could be slightly unhealthy for children to … Continue reading Children go on bear hunting in Belgium

Things to do in Belgium this winter

Belgium is a stunning place to visit and witness the fusion of traditional infrastructure and modern art. The best thing about winter in Belgium is the Christmas festive vibes that is celebrated for a month. With lights welcoming cobble stone street, the horse chariot, the markets with handmade stuffs, makes you really appreciate the country. … Continue reading Things to do in Belgium this winter

Week of fries in Belgium

It is a controversial topic of how fries ended up being named as 'French fries' while it was originally discovered in Belgium. The Belgians in general speak three different languages, dutch, french and german. Some source say that, fried potatoes were served by french speaking natives to American soldiers who arrived in Belgium during World … Continue reading Week of fries in Belgium

Nello and Patrasche, an unconditional friendship

The monument of boy, Nello and his dog, Patrasche, sleeping under a cobblestone blanket is seen in front of Antwerp's cathedral. This monument is designed by artist Batist Vermeulen. Nello and Patrasche Nello and Patrasche are the main characters of novel, A dog of Flanders written by English author Marie Louise de la Ramée, in 1872. … Continue reading Nello and Patrasche, an unconditional friendship

Drielandenpunt

In the region of Vaals, Netherlands there is a major tourist attraction, a point where borders between three countries: Belgium, Netherlands and Germany (Duitsland) meet. It was established in 1918. Drielandenpunt in Dutch means a land where three points meet and is the highest point in Nederlands. Below is the map of Drielandenpunt, showing the … Continue reading Drielandenpunt

Searching for Utopia

A sculpture known as 'searching for Utopia' by Belgium artist Jan Fabre, was placed for exhibition in citadel (castle) of Namur, Belgium for a short period of time. This bronze sculpture is of the artist himself ascending a tortoise and enjoying the view from top of citadel. Utopia means 'a place that actually does not exist, … Continue reading Searching for Utopia

Belgium welcomes Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas also known as Sint Nicolaas, is saint of Myra, Turkey. Santa Claus, a famous name in America and Asia is also derived from Sinterklaas. He is considered as the patron saint of children who had done a lot of good deeds and miracles in his lifetime. In Belgium and Netherlands he is shown as an elderly man … Continue reading Belgium welcomes Sinterklaas