Say Hallo or Bonjour to Belgium!
For us, Belgium is inextricably connected to the World Wars, and — of course — its beer. Obviously we have a lot more exploring to do!
Posts About Belgium
- A fairytale city if there ever was one, Bruges, Belgium is a traveler’s delight! Find out how to spend one day in Bruges is you’re limited for time.
- On a visit to the small village of Sainlez, Belgium, we wonder whether we have a duty to remember those who died for the world we now have during WWII.
- During a Battle of the Bulge themed tour through Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands, we toured key battlefield sites around Bastogne in an American Military Jeep from WWII.
- Searching for Walter — We visited the WWI grave of Geoff’s great-great uncle, Walter Matthews – an unexpectedly emotional experience.
- Belgian Beer: Around the World in 80 Drinks — An old post, in which we have WAY too much Belgium beer, and get caught up in a classic Belgian travel mistake: not asking the alcohol content of the beer you’re drinking.
Planning a trip to Bruges Belgium? If you’re short on time and only have a day in Bruges, you’ll want to read this guide to the best things to see in Bruges in one day! Plan your trip with this one day in Bruges Belgium itinerary. This is a guest post by Isabella Biava of Boundless
The Duty to Remember: Visiting Sainlez, Belgium, a Village in the Belgian Ardennes that was Occupied by Nazi German Soldiers During WWII, and Took Heavy Casualties in the Fight for Liberation. Includes a Visit to Museum Sainlez and La Mémoire Civile, 1940-1945 Seeing this, and hearing these stories, maybe you can understand why it’s so important for
Exploring the Belgian Ardennes and WWII Battle of the Bulge Locations By American Military Jeep. Tips for Planning WWII Bastogne Tours and Remembrance Tourism in the Region. Paul is silent and grinning, a look of contentment splashed across his face that leaves little room for interpretation. Here in the Belgian Ardennes, it seems, he’s in
Like many, I didn’t grow up hearing about war heroes or decorated men in my family from this war or that. No one talked of gallant acts of bravery but there was always an underlying knowledge of brothers of my grandparents and why I only knew them by name and not in person. I always
This is a tale of beer…Belgian beer, to be exact. And if we’re really being specific, this is a tale of far too much Belgian beer… Beer, oh beer! I do love you so! I love you like you’re my child; I drink you like you’re the last drop of fresh water. Okay, not