Discovering Belgium and the Netherlands in COVID times

March 2020. The world learns the words coronavirus and COVID-19. Lockdowns, travel restrictions, restrictions of other kinds, social distancing and other new dynamics which have become more or less natural since. No foreign travel meant staying in Belgium. So in 2020 and 2021 we did quite a few domestic excursions to still our hunger for…

Braine-le-Comte, Belgium’s oldest station?

Depending on who you want to believe, Braine-le-Comte railway station (FBC) in… Braine-le-Comte (‘s-Gravenbrakel) in Walloon Brabant is Belgium‘s oldest or second oldest railway station building still in use.