Disneyland – Veni, Vidi, Vici!

Come to think of it, it has been good 6 months that we went on a trip, not counting short weekend visits to our home in Belgium, but that is also BC (before confinement).People have been dwelling about the movement restrictions, but I have to confess – I don’t mind it very much. It’s a…

Barbados in a Nutshell

Colors, seductive landscapes and a blue ocean is the first thing that comes to mind when I think back about Barbados. For generations this tropical island has been known as a perfect winter escape and favorite jet-setter’s playground. The nature is beautiful the year around, but the best time to plan a visit is during…

Antwerp one of Lonely Planet’s top 10 cities to visit in 2018

I travelled to Belgium recently, for God only knows what time, and regardless if I went there for sumptuous food, stunning architecture or Northern beaches, this snug European temple never failed to deliver. It’s a curiosity as a whole. Two nations so very, very different that it’s hard to believe that they live in the…

A day in Paris 🗼

There are many firsts in our life that leave a special mark on us and we remember them fondly and among my most treasured firsts – visiting Paris for the very first time. I just got a new job and a welcoming training took me to Brussels for almost two weeks. Being a hop, skip…

First day in Holland

We were on our way to Holland when it got me thinking about a book that I have read a while back by Bill Bryson and a particular part that stuck with me when he talked about a Dutch colleague that used to work with him for The Times, who after buying a house in…

Belgian fries🍟

…Les Belges consider ‘frietjes’ a main course, especially when served with a wide range of profine toppings. My two favorites: Vlemish beef stew and fresh raw egg…

Consommé 🐣

‘One of the signs of great chef is the ability to make good consommé, which is beautifully clear, rich soup.’ Heston Blumenthal

Sacher Torte

… The young and skillful Franc Sacher took the opportunity to prove himself to the Monarch and decided to make the most chocolaty cake he has ever made…