Belgium’s 80+ breweries produce almost 1000 varieties of beer, but visiting one isn’t simple. To make it easier, here is our list of Belgian breweries open for individual visitors.
Belgium currently has 13 UNESCO World Heritage sites, 16 tentative sites, and 13 listings of cultural heritage. That’s a lot of heritage for one tiny country!
If a delicious meal of local, artisanal products, in a beautiful setting, with 70 new friends sounds like a good idea, make friends with Vrienden van de Smaak in 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.
T’Huys Van Steyns is a beautifully restored Boutique Hotel, in Tongeren, Belgium. Paired with a meal at the Brasserie Basilik, it makes a great getaway weekend in Flanders.
Every few months I write a round up of the restaurants in Belgium we’ve enjoyed recently. Some are places we’ve written entire reviews on, others are places we enjoyed, but didn’t write full articles about. If you’re venturing beyond the borders of Brussels, here are five great restaurants in Flanders and Wallonia worth a taste.
A gorgeous castle and garden await your visit in Flanders’ Limburg province. Alden Biesen Castle is one of Belgium’s finest and best of all admission is free.
The beginning of July means summer is here, but in Belgium, it also means it’s bargain hunting time. Everywhere you look, shops are adorned with brightly coloured SOLDES signs, begging for your hard-earned Euro. But there’s one place in Belgium, you can find discounts all year, even without braving the sale-period madness – Maasmechelen Village, in Limburg province.
We’re ashamed to admit, we’ve lived in Belgium for seven years, and although we’ve been to countless concerts and a handful of quirky cultural festivals, we hadn’t taken advantage of the hundreds of music festivals that take place here every summer – until last Friday night.