Slow Travel in Europe and Beyond

We uncover the unexpected, the unexplored, the underrated – in essence, the hidden gems in Europe and beyond. We travel slow – because everywhere is somewhere.
Visiting Verdun, France with the Expat Club

Visiting Verdun, France with the Expat Club

Verdun, France was witness to some of the most devastating fighting in World War I. Last April, we joined the Expat Club to learn more about the “Hell of Verdun.”
Eating Belgium's Best Grapes in Hoeilaart, the Glass Village

Eating Belgium’s Best Grapes in Hoeilaart, the Glass Village

Each autumn, you can find Europe’s best table grapes in Hoeilaart, Belgium, known as the Glass Village, for the greenhouses that once filled the town.
Belgian Beer & Cheese at Averbode Abbey in Flanders, Belgium

Belgian Beer & Cheese at Averbode Abbey in Flanders, Belgium

Today, Adriana takes us on a tour of Averbode, an abbey in Flanders, Belgium, complete with its own Belgian beer and cheese.
Reviewed: B&B Hippo-Droom - A Weekend Escape to Belgium's Forêt de Soignes

Reviewed: B&B Hippo-Droom – A Weekend Escape to Belgium’s Forêt de Soignes

B&B Hippo-Droom, just outside central Brussels, Belgium, offers guests the chance to explore Hoeilaart and the Forêt de Soignes for a relaxing weekend escape.
Reviewed: Michelin Starred Restaurant JER (Just Eat Right), in Hasselt, Belgium

Reviewed: Michelin Starred Restaurant JER (Just Eat Right), in Hasselt, Belgium

Michelin-starred restaurant JER (Just Eat Right) in Hasselt, Belgium, offers local ingredients in a fine-dining setting and is well worth the trip to Limburg.
Latest entries

Cool Bun Brussels Revisited – Texas BBQ Menu

Cool Bun, home of Brussels’ best burger, just launched a Texas BBQ menu. We review the new home-smoked meat and chat with the restaurant’s owner.

Applying for Belgian Citizenship – Again

Recently I re-applied for Belgian citizenship. Navigating the process and new requirements has been challenging, but a sense of humour helps.

4 Top Cooking Classes in Belgium

Whether you’re a culinary diva, looking to learn some new techniques, or you can barely boil an egg, there’s a cooking class in Belgium for you.

On Plans and Laughter – A Lesson in Adaptability

Today, we’re getting personal and sharing one of the hardest lessons we’ve learned as expats. We’re also giving you a sneak peak of our big plans, and the future of CheeseWeb.

The Radisson Blu EU Hotel and Willards Restaurant in Brussels, Belgium

In the heart of Brussels’ EU quarter, the Radisson Blu EU Hotel, with its designer rooms, friendly service, and excellent Belgian cuisine in Willards Restaurant, is more than a typical business hotel.

9 Top Food Trucks in Brussels, Belgium and Beyond

From burgers to burritos, truffles to toasties, you can find it all in a food truck in Belgium. We share 9 of the best food trucks in Brussels and beyond.

Review: Corine Styling – Colour & Style Consultation in Brussels

Do you know which colours make you look your best or how to choose the right clothes for your body-type? A consultation with Corine Styling will help you look and feel great. Read on for a special readers only offer!

9 Cheap Eats in Brussels, Belgium

If you love to eat tasty, healthy food but are on a tight budget, you’ll love our selection of 9 cheap eats in Brussels, Belgium.

Visiting Fort Eben-Emael in Liège, Belgium

Fort Eben-Emael, near Liège, was the largest and strongest fort in the world, in 1940. Even so, it surrendered a day after Germany invaded Belgium. We visited to learn why.
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