Castell Bellver overlooking Palma de Mallorca

May 2021. The Belgian government lifted the ban on leisure travel in April, but strict travel rules limited options. As the Balearic Islands – lles Balears or Islas Baleares – were a yellow zone, we booked flights and a hotel in Palma de Mallorca. 

A-stay in Antwerp

As during the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2021 all restaurants in Belgium where still closed the only option to eat out was stay overnight in a hotel and enjoy one of their sleep and dine offers. As hotels where still allowed to offer in-room dining, it was one of the only options to have a…

COVID-19 | Flanders goes green for travel in Europe

On the new colour map by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Flanders is now a green zone. Brussels and Wallonia remain for now orange. That is good news as other countries will be more welcoming for residents of Flanders. That is the case for the Netherlands for instance, which remain mostly orange…

Van der Valk Hotel Verviers

As in early 2021 we were still confined to travel inside of our own country as the borders remained closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and regular bars and restaurants remained closed aswell, we opted for a weekend in a hotel in Belgium to enjoy some fine food and at least have a small…