Favorite places in the South of Belgium

2020: the year I discovered the country where I grew up (or part of it, at least 🧐). In the following article, I’ve summarized some interesting places located in the Southern part of Belgium. The places mentioned here are accessible and usually always open for visits 🇧🇪 PS this article is also available as an […]

10 IG-accounts to inspire your next staycation

Will we or will we not be able to (leisure)travel again in 2021? That’s the question! But what we can say with certainty is the growing popularity of staycations. And I’m guilty too! With this guide, I’m introducing my personal favorite Belgian accounts to inspire you for your next staycation 🇧🇪 (there is no order […]

#Murals4Change, messages of peace by 11.11.11

Changemakers Logo Mural Kortrijk

The fight against injustice is never-ending. As an ambassador of international solidarity, I’ve decided to use my platform introducing 11.11.11 and its actions. 11.11.11 is a Belgian umbrella organization that bundles many organizations that fight injustice. The ambition is, along with its partner organizations, to make the world a better place and to collectively work […]

Fondry des Chiens, the Grand Canyon of Belgium

Fondry des Chiens, also known as the Grand Canyon of Belgium, is a unique natural phenomenon in our tiny country. The distinctive rock formations were created by (rain)erosion, a natural process that started millions of years ago. Nature is wonderful, isn’t it?  The rock formations take up a length of about 100 meters and a […]

Rocher du Hérou – Natural park of the two Ourthes

I always thought I needed to cross the border to find challenging hikes, hills, and beautiful nature. Turns out I was wrong. My friend and I recently hiked my (new) favorite path in the Belgian Ardennes, and of course, I want to share this experience with you so you can enjoy this scenic route as well! 🌲 The […]

Villers Abbey – A perfect day trip in Belgium

Personally one of my favorite places in Belgium: the Villers Abbey. As you may see in the pictures, it’s not a very ‘common abbey’ but it remains half-standing by its ruins. Originally the abbey was built in the 12th century and was finally abandoned in 1796. Today, tourists can visit this impressive heritage site in […]