Antwerpen: bling bling?

There is much more to Antwerp than diamonds, but I guess that’s a big thing. Other than that, it’s got a very nice zoo, great architecture, an amazing train station,…, Continue reading “Antwerpen: bling bling?”

La photo du mois: photo de vacances

This is my fifth participation in the “photo of the month” challenge. Since this is a French-speaking group, I put the translation below. On the 15th of every month, bloggers from all over the world post a photo on a predetermined subject. This month’s topic is a “vacation photo.” Continue reading “La photo du mois: photo de vacances”

The European Parliament Mall

Yes. Maybe you already know this. Maybe not. Either way, you should! Brussels is the home to the European Parliament. What that means is that we get to have a lot more traffic more often. Continue reading “The European Parliament Mall”

The Atomium is right next to the Eiffel Tower -that’s a fact!

Yes! (Well… sort of.) Mini Europe is the only place in the world where you can visit almost the whole continent in about an hour (more if you make a few stops). This unusual museum displays models (to scale) of majors cities in Europe. Continue reading “The Atomium is right next to the Eiffel Tower -that’s a fact!”

Royal Greenhouses of Laeken: architecture and flora

Last weekend I went to the last day of the open house of the greenhouses of the Royal Palace of Belgium (click here for more info on the greenhouses and how they came to be). I had gone there once when I was little but couldn’t really remember what it was like. Continue reading “Royal Greenhouses of Laeken: architecture and flora”