The Major Flaws of domestic tourism in Belgium

The COVID-19 pandemic really is a game changer in the way we live and in the way we travel. Last week, we summed up the excursions and getaways we did in Belgium, our home country, and in the Netherlands. Domestic travel was ‘a thing’ in 2020 and 2021 for obvious reasons. But on a mass…

Trenitalia aspires to run trains from Milan to Brussels and Amsterdam 

From 18 December 2021, Trenitalia operates a daily high speed train service between Milan, Turin, Lyon and Paris. In the future the subsidiary of the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane (FS) also wants trains from Italy to Brussels in Belgium and Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Trenitalia has also ambitions in the United Kingdom and in Spain. 

Museum Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp

Situated at the Vrijdagmarkt or Friday Market in Antwerp, the Museum Plantin-Moretus tells you the story of Christophe Plantin, his heir Jan Moretus and his descendants. The Officina Plantiniana printed books for several centuries. 

Geographic Centre of the European Union of the 15

April 2021. As COVID-19 still rages and we still live under coronavirus countermeasures, Oriol and I were looking fore hiking trails. As a long-time follower of Denzil‘s Discovering Belgium, I looked for inspiration on his hiking and nature blog and settled for ‘A 23 km hike around Viroinval‘. 

2021 May Midweek in 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 to and a hotel in Palma de Mallorca. 

REVIEW | Dinner at DINS Santi Taura in 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.