Posts Tagged‘Belgium’

Leuven Photo Diary

Belgium is one of my favourite countries! I love its small picturesque towns with a beautiful old architecture, its food and of course beers. I haven’t heard much about Leuven before I’ve visited it a few weeks ago. But, after I’ve spent a weekend over there, I fell in love with it completely. Here are some photos I took during my stay there. If you would like to learn more about the places to see take a look at my ‘Leuven – Ultimate travel guide‘, too. Leuven Photo Diary The first thing I’ve noticed when we’ve got off the train was that…

Leuven – Ultimate Travel Guide

Leuven is a small Belgian town located some 30 km from the capital, Brussels. It’s charming, picturesque and still undiscovered by the hordes of tourists. I’ve spent a weekend there recently and completely fell in love with it! So, I’ve compiled here an Ultimate Travel Guide with some tips, tricks and places you shouldn’t miss when in Leuven! Leuven – Ultimate Travel Guide How to get there Leuven is well connected with the Brussels’ Airport. There are trains raiding from there every 15 minutes. Train station is located some 10 minutes away by foot from the City Hall and Leuven’s…

My year in 12 photos

Another year is behind us! Well, I am quite satisfied with this one, so I hope that 2017 will be even better. I started my own business, bought an apartment and met some nice people who become a dear friends. I started to blog more, went on my first blogging conference in London, had first collaboration on it and finished a blogging course which helped me a lot in starting to think of my blog more seriously. And I traveled a lot! I went on some great trips in 2016! I can’t even decide which one I liked the most. So,…

Belgian Chocolate – the best chocolate shops in Bruges

  Recently, I made a new rule while traveling – I am buying only edible souvenirs. So, you can imagine that now, going to Belgium for me, is a little holiday itself. Each time, I’m back with a bag full of Belgian chocolates (and a few more jogging mornings scheduled in my agenda). In this post I compiled a short list with the best chocolate shops in Bruges, that should help you plan your visit. How it all started – History of Belgian chocolate Tradition of making chocolate is quite long in Belgium and it goes back to the 17th century.…

Bruges travel guide – things you shouldn’t miss

Bruges in Belgium is definitely one of the cutest towns I’ve ever seen. With its well preserved medieval architecture, a lot of great restaurants and plenty of chocolateries it is definitely worth visiting! Here is a small Bruges travel guide with a list of things you shouldn’t miss. Bruges Bruges got its name from Vikings that occupied its territory in 9th century. They called it ‘Bryghia’, which means landing stage. Later on, a name of a town changed to Brugge or Bruges. In 14th century it had 40,000 people, which was the same as London at that time. Golden age…