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Travel

Malta and Sicily

Last week my family and I travelled for four days to Malta and three days to Sicily for a short break during our Easter Holidays. Ryanair offers cheap flights from Eindhoven Airport (could this possibly be the easiest airport in the world?) and Malta and Catania are only a 30 minutes flight apart. Ideal combination!...

10 days in Cape Town

South-Africa is my favourite country in the whole wide world. Ever since we first visited (all the way back in 2002 to adopt our oldest daughter), the country, the people, the nature, the food... it all took a special place in my heart....

48 hours in Sevilla

I am an absolute fan of Spanish cities. Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia... they all have that certain laid back summery feel about them which I simply adore. Although I have to admit, Barcelona still remains my old-time favourite, Seville comes a good second. After visiting this gorgeous city twice before, it was time earlier this week to head back for a short two night trip with the misses....

Timeless beauty

Last weekend we headed to Belgium's oldest city Tongeren to go and see the 'Timeless Beauty' exposition at the Gallo-Romeins Museum. This exposition is a little bit different from what you usually get to see in this museum (also their permanent collection is worthwhile btw!).         A...

36 hours in Copenhagen

When my wife and I were in Pretoria, South-Africa to adopt our oldest daughter (14 years ago already..., can you believe it?) we met a lovely Danish couple who were also adopting their first child at that time. We immediately bonded and they came over to Belgium to visit us and we...

24 hours in Amsterdam

The best thing about going to a city you have visited numerous times before is that you don't feel the need to 'see all the sights'. Been there, done that, you know what I mean. Last week the wife and I decided to head for one of our favourite cities in the...

Delicious Ostend

A few weeks ago I was invited by the Ostend tourist board (Visit Oostende) to a lovely beer dinner. You first need to know that I absolutely love Ostend. Not only is it Belgium's only 'real city' by the sea, but there is always something new to discover....

Up and away

Nothing nicer than to just pack up and head to the Dutch coast for the weekend. End of October, early November is always a wonderful time to just stroll along the sandy beaches, clear your head and hang around in a cosy coffee bar and eat 'poffertjes'. This time around we...

La dolce vita

Last summer, my incredibly talented wife won a football betting competition at her school, beating all her male colleagues with her impressive knowledge of football. ;-)  First prize was a two night trip anywhere in Europe! So, last weekend we headed to Rome for three days, just the two of us....

Escape to the country

My wife and I have been England-lovers for as long as I can remember. Even before we were together or married, we travelled to England together as friends. The last couple of years however we only went to England on a few occasions, time to head back! Last fall Break,...