Caviar at Christmas! Why not?

Christmas is coming so what better reason to push the boat out and indulge a little? If you thought oysters and champagne were the height of indulgence there’s one thing that can top both – caviar. Usually, it’s associated with the jet set and wealthy but, for one Belgian company, the looming festive season is…

Terhills Cablepark in Limburg

A former coal mining site has been reinvented to provide one of the few opportunities in Belgium for wake boarding and water ski-ing. The Terhills Cablepark is based on former gravel pits linked to what used to be one of the country’s biggest coal mines. The mine has long since gone but the good news…

Ghent In Motion

The city of Ghent has a new “must” visit attraction – Ghent in Motion, an exciting audio-visual experience. It is located in one of the city’s oldest cellars, dating from the 13th century where visitors are immersed in the rich history of this Fine Flemish city.  Here, visitors can experience the “hidden pearl of Flanders” and all…

Elevated Gastronomy

It’s one of the more novel culinary innovations of recent years in Brussels and elsewhere – eating while suspended 50 metres from the ground. For its 2019 edition, Dinner in the Sky will head to the Canal in Brussels, opposite the future Kanal Pompidou Museum.  Since its launch in Brussels in 2006, Dinner in the…

Grand Départ for Tour De France in Brussels this July

Brussels is gearing up for its undoubted sporting highlight of the year – hosting the start of the Tour de France, the world’s most famous cycling race. This prestigious event coincides nicely with another memorable event for Belgian cycling fans: the 50th anniversary of the first Tour de France victory of Belgian cycling legend Eddy…

What’s a great way of improving posture and losing weight? – Trampolining.

If you doubted the physical benefits of jumping up and down consider a study by NASA, the space agency, which concluded that just one hours’ trampolining can outweigh the benefits of other types of exercise such a jogging. Fans of trampolining in Brussels have been rather deprived of suitable facilities to indulge their passion but,…

Back to the Future with a New 19th Century Beer at Bokrijk

It is renowned as Belgium’s best open air museum but now Bokrijk could soon be known for something else: its very own beer. The reason is that the historic Limburg attraction has launched a new beer which is only available at the famous visitor attraction, located in Belgium’s eastern most province. Called “Wildeman”, a 9% strength beer…

Too Much Stress on Holiday? Hang Loose and Take a Ferry.

The overwhelming stress of travelling with children is taking the enjoyment out of holidays for Britain’s parents, as 44% claim it has put them off booking a holiday entirely. In 2018, families with young children went on an average of four holidays, with half being taken abroad. But holidays abroad require a lot of forward…