Visit Au Bon Vieux Temps for the Good Old Days

Au Bon Vieux Temps

TUCKED AWAY IN AN ALLEYWAY, AU BON VIEUX TEMPS IS TRULY A HIDDEN TREASURE: There's no shortage of drinking places in Brussels, but if you want something with genuine old world charm, Au Bon Vieux Temps is one such pub that brings back memories of the Good Old Days. Hidden away in the Impasse … [Read more...]

Scuola del Cuoio – A Hidden Treasure in Florence

Scuola del Cuoio

THE FLORENCE LEATHER SCHOOL HAS UNIQUE PIECES OF ARTISAN LEATHER GOODS: Florence overflows with leather shops and showrooms that first time visitors to the City of David would find irresistible. Peruzzi, near the Piazza Santa Croce, is where most group visitors get taken to, but if you want to … [Read more...]

Antwerp – A City of Diamonds, Rubens and Fashion

Antwerp Grote Markt

ANTWERP HAS MUCH TO OFFER VISITORS - IT WOULD BE A MISTAKE NOT TO ALLOW TIME HERE: Antwerp is a city that's famous for its brilliant diamonds, Rubens, medieval and maritime history. But as far as tourism is concerned, Belgium's second largest city seems to be overshadowed by Brussels and … [Read more...]

Beautiful Buildings and Holy Blood in Bruges’ Burg Square

The Burg

THE BURG SQUARE IN BRUGES WAS AN IMPORTANT POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS CENTRE: The Burg, the other main square in Bruges is just off the east side of the Grote Markt. From the Markt, we took an easy stroll along Breidelstraat (next to the post office) to arrive at the Burg (fortress). Although there … [Read more...]