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 Strepy-Thieu and the Four Historic Boat Lifts in Hainaut, Belgium

Visiting Strepy-Thieu and the Four Historic Boat Lifts in Hainaut, Belgium

Belgium’s four historic boat lifts, on the canal du centre, revolutionised transport in the 19th century. In the 21st century, Strépy-Thieu, the world’s tallest lift, did it again.
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.
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The Carnac Alignments – The World’s Biggest Megalithic site, Brittany, France

More immense and more mysterious than Stonehenge, the Carnac Alignments in Brittany, France is the most amazing historic site you’ve never heard of.

Winter and Christmas Beer – Belgium in a Glass

Today, Andrew gets in the holiday ‘spirit’ by discussing Belgian Christmas and Winter beer.

Reviewed: The Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso, Cannes, France

In late November, I visited Cannes, France to review the Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso for my final duty, this year, as a Radisson #bluBlogger.

Our Top Belgian Gift Ideas from Amazon

Today we share some of our favourite gift ideas from Belgium you can send to friends and family back home, via Amazon; from Belgian chocolate and beer to a bit of quirky fun.

Introducing The Motorhome Diaries Video Series

Today we introduce a new feature about our upcoming travel around Europe in an RV. We answer your questions about our plans in The Motorhome Diaries Video series.

Review: Ierste Klas – Belgian Beer Bar in Brussels, Belgium

Buying a beer on Brussels’ Grand Place can be expensive and overwhelming if you’re unfamiliar with Belgian beer. Ierste Klas Cafe, just off the square, makes the choice more enjoyable.

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.
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