Foggy Winter Night in Bruges
Belgium / Blog / Photo of the Week

Foggy Winter Night in Bruges

Bruges is the capital of the province West Flanders in Belgium and its historic city centre has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. Bruges’s beauty can be contributed to the fact that, although it’s been raided several times throughout history, most of the city’s medieval architecture remained intact, making it one of the most well-preserved and … Continue reading

Mussels In Brussels
Belgium / World Cuisine

Mussels In Brussels

A long overdue post, but finally, here we go. Belgium is a food loving country with a cuisine born from the marriage of French and traditional Flemish influences, creating a thrilling fusion and a subject for a potentially lengthy discussion of Belgian dishes. Brussels’ food scene is vibrant and diverse, the plenty of French brasseries, fish bars, restobars and tapas bars, cafes … Continue reading

Victory
Belgium / Photo of the Week

Victory

I grew up in the Eastern Block behind the Iron Curtain. I was only 13 when Berlin was reunited, and  I remember the events leading up to it. I remember visiting Berlin when the Wall was still standing, right after the checkpoints between East and West Berlin were opened. I remember walking along the plaque near Checkpoint Charlie that marks where the … Continue reading