I have a lot of great memories here in the States and naming one particular memorable experience is really hard. I could talk about crazy nights out in Las Vegas, traveling to New York or San Francisco, eating crazy food, having a real American Thanksgiving, going hiking or winery touring, driving in the Utah and [...]
Let’s be clear from the start: Belgium is not the wildest place on earth and, with one of the highest population densities in the world, we don’t have that many vast landscapes where nature can thrive. However, it would be a mistake to consider Belgium as a place devoid of all wildlife. Indeed, the southern [...]
Food? Well, Belgium is all about food! We might not have an extremely prestigious culinary tradition, but people who have visited Belgium all agree on the fact that we enjoy good products and that we are very much about the Burgundian lifestyle, i.e. ‘enjoyment of life, good food, and extravagant spectacle’. Here is my top [...]
The king of sports in Belgium, like everywhere else in Europe I guess, is football… Sorry, I meant soccer!
Soccer is really big and the national championship is followed throughout the country by hundreds of thousands people. Unfortunately, our national team, the Red Devils, haven’t been doing really well in the recent year. Therefore, the period [...]
Well, for once, I am a bit at loss for words and do not really know what to tell you guys about Valentine’s day in Belgium. Not that it does not exist, not that it is not big (it is actually really big back home), but rather that I can’t find any striking differences between [...]
Hi everyone! I hope that you all had an enjoyable winter break and that this new semester will be even more fun than the last one. This week, I was asked to write about my winter travels: that is quite an arduous task as I did travel a lot through the USA during the break, [...]
All big cities have their great monuments: Paris has the Eiffel tower, New York has the statue of Liberty, Rome has the Coliseum and Brussels has… the Manneken Pis! Despite its very small size, this statue is one of the main attractions of the city and the people of Brussels are really proud of it.