Bruges, Belgium

    Bruges was a location of coastal settlement during prehistory. This Bronze Age and Iron Age settlement is unrelated to medieval city development. In the Bruges area, the first fortifications were built after Julius Caesar’s conquest of the Menapii in the first century BC, to protect the coastal area against pirates. The Franks took…

Charlerloi – Belgium

Charleroi was once an important industrial centre. For coal mines but also steel plants were here on a large scale. After all the steel mills and coal mines were closed became the city a good example of past glory.   Although the dreariness of Charleroi dominates the city has a lot of fine things to…

Ardens – Belgium

Anyone who thinks that you have to travel to the famous places for a winter trip, has counted for a while outside the Ardens.        Because for a fun and active holiday you can just go here for rock climbing, abseiling, sliding, rafting, canoeing, mountain biking, you name it, it’s all possible. And…

Brussels – Belgium

Brussels, the capital of Belgium is known as the capital of Europe.  Not in the least by the presence of the headquarters of the EU and NATO in the city. Brussels is due to its central location, also a hub for many train patchs. Brussels has, however, also in a completely different direction. So is it the…

Leuven -Belgium

Leuven is a university city par excellence. This is also clearly reflected in the streets dominated by young people. By the presence of these students can be quite fun but also for culture lovers is here enough to find.   So is the “Begijnenhof”, a small town in Leuven, great to stroll through. The old…