Category: Belgium

July 22, 2010

Brussels Flower Carpet Returns to Grand'Place

Filed under: Festivals - Belgium - 22 Jul 2010

The annual Brussels Flower Carpet returns to the Grand’Place in August. The famous Carpet of Flowers covers almost 2,000 m2 right in the centre of the Grand’Place. This year’s carpet theme is a celebration of Belgium’s presidency …

August 5, 2009

Brussels revs up for Formula One Grand Prix

Filed under: Belgium - 05 Aug 2009

The Belgian Formula One Grand Prix takes place in Brussels at the end of this month, from August 28-30, 2009. I hope some of you managed to make your Eurostar booking earlier as I suggested in my post …

June 16, 2009

Eurostar travel to Brussels | Brussels Travel

Filed under: Belgium - 16 Jun 2009

Okay, here’s another Eurostar cheap fare alert! 

For guys and gals who are keen followers of the Formula One Grand Prix, your fast car addiction needn’t stop at the British Grand Prix next week.   The Belgian Formula One Grand Prix …

April 19, 2009

Belgium, a vibrant holiday destination

Filed under: Belgium - 19 Apr 2009

In which country can you practice four different languages, try 800 different beers, eat world-class chocolates and see all its great main cities in a one-day sightseeing tour? Belgium is the answer, not that you’d …

February 23, 2008

Belgian Beer Festivals – Belgium

Filed under: Belgium,Festivals - Belgium - 23 Feb 2008

Almost everyone knows about Munich’s Oktoberfest, the king of all beer festivals, however not a lot is publicised about the beer festivals in Belgium.  Yet Belgium has a tradition of beer making and produces …

February 19, 2008

Visit Belgium and enjoy Belgian Beers

Filed under: Belgium - 19 Feb 2008

In this small nation of 10 million people, there are some 450 different varieties of beer.  Belgium has enjoyed an unparalleled reputation for its specialty beers since the Middle Ages.

To say that the Belgians take their beer seriously …

February 18, 2008

Belgian Moules Marinieres – Recipe

Filed under: Belgium - 18 Feb 2008

At Chez Leon, you can have your mussels cooked in 14 different ways, ranging from mussels cooked in different broths to grilled with cheese.  My favourite is Moules Marinieres as the tasty fresh mussels are cooked in a …

February 17, 2008

Belgian Food – Chez Léon – Brussels, Belgium

Filed under: Belgium - 17 Feb 2008

There’s something very special about this small nation of 10 million people that makes it world capital of Europe, beer, chocolates and many other things.  During the 1958 World Expo in Brussels, Belgium became the true capital of …

February 16, 2008

10 Great Reasons to visit Belgium

Filed under: Belgium - 16 Feb 2008

1.  Chocolates – This country takes its chocolates very seriously, with Chocolate Festivals, Chocolate Museum and lots of other chocolate events to keep you sweetly entertained.

2.  Moules et Frites - Mussels or moules are the …