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12/12 – Musical journey through Belgium

    2018

What does Belgium sounds like? And can you make music with it? 12/12 sets out for a full year of musical adventure. Every month, Bruno Vansina, Cyrille Obermüller, Kobe Proesmans and Teun Verbruggen - 4 Belgian jazz musicians - take their instruments to a special and unexpected place. The challenge: playing together with the location, reflecting on its vibe, the...

Ghent from the Sky

2018

Do you remember ‘Ghent in Motion’? In this film project in 2013, the city brand ‘Ghentian’ pioneered  in capturing Ghent from the air, using drones. Today, five years later, both the city and the audio-visual techniques have evolved to such an extent that a sequel was required. Just like 'Ghent in Motion', 'Ghent from the Sky' again pushes the boundaries...

HOLLAND AND BELGIUM BY BIKE

sports    2018

Explore the Lowlands with its beautiful countryside, coastal region and historical towns 7 days of biking guided by rider-guide, all gear and support van Private canal cruises, hot air ballooning, … to make the most of your experiences   Day 1.  Arrival Amsterdam Private transfer to your hotel. Check-in and rest of the day at leisure.   Day 2.  Amsterdam Before your bicycle adventure to start, enjoy a...

YPRES - MUST VISIT IN 2018

2018

The small and beautiful town of Ypres has been chosen by the New York Times as one of the 52 travel destinations you must visit in 2018. For the link, click here. With due reason. The lands surrounding Ypres and the town itself became infamous as one of three major battlegrounds during the First World War. These days the Ypres Salient is dotted...

ART FAIR TEFAF - MAASTRICHT

the-arts    2018

TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) Maastricht is widely regarded as the world's leading fair for art, antiques and design. This fine arts fair is a yearly feast for thousands of curious and art lovers. TEFAF Maastricht showcases some of the best works of art currently on the market for 10 days in March each year. In addition to the traditional areas...

THE NORTH OF THE NETHERLANDS - WADDEN ISLAND -

2017

An island in the north of the Netherlands In the northernmost point of the Netherlands, you can find the Wadden Islands. You really do not have to go that far to enjoy unspoiled nature, fresh seafood and adventure. You can find all of this on one of the most beautiful Wadden Islands "Schiermonnikoog". Nature in Schiermonnikoog is so special that the island was...

AMSTERDAM - PRIVATE CANAL CRUISE

culinary   december 2017

Few cities blend history with modern urban flair like Amsterdam. And one thing you definitely need to do when visiting the city is to take a private canal cruise and see Amsterdam from the water to discover this floating city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The history of Amsterdam is intimately connected with water. During your private boat cruise, you will...

BELGIUM - LET'S GO FOR A VESPA RIDE

december 2017

The Limburg , the North-East region of Belgium, is the greenest of Flanders’ provinces, a  region with surprising landscapes, remarkable cultural heritage & museums as well as sophisticated gastronomy. With your Vespa, follow the footsteps of Ambiorix, the prince of the Eburones, who became famous because of his resistance against Julius Caesar. Along the way, explore national parks, castles, historic mining...

BELGIUM - WALK AND TRAPPIST BEER

adventure   december 2017

Founded about 60 year ago, the “Association des Sentiers de Grande Randonnée” (long distance footpath) offers hikers a network of over 5,000 routes in Wallonia and Brussels. The association recently launched a 300km itinerary in the South of Belgium to link through beautiful forests and valleys three abbeys famous amongst the beer lovers for their “Trappist” beer – Chimay, Rochefort &...

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR ATMOSPHERE

december 2017

Discover the seasonal magic over Christmas & New Year in Belgium and The Netherlands. Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp, Liège, Ghent but also country side villages set a happy effervescence with a magnificent Christmas tree, ice-skating rink, and wooden chalets offering Christmas presents, great winter food and hot spicy wine to drive away the cold and warm ones heart. Contact us for our Special...

Ghent - Sleeping high up in a medieval tower!

   december 2017

The new stunning boutique hotel 1898 The Post in Ghent offers 37 rooms and suites decorated in a warm and elegant style, with high ceilings or sloped roofs and antique furniture. Our preferred room? The Tower Suite offering a 360 degree view over the rooftops of historic Ghent. Just like in a fairy tail! Contact us to know our contract...

LUXEMBOURG - BEST TREK OF LITTLE SWITZERLAND

december 2017

The Mullerthal Region, often referred to as Luxembourg’s Little Switzerland, owes its name to its hilly landscape reminiscent of Switzerland. This region is home to one of the best trek of the entire Benelux: The Mullerthal Trail. The trek takes the experienced hiker on 112 km of valley trails through a magnificent rocky landscape. The rock formations are dotted with difficult sounding names - Piteschkummer,...

DUTCH CHEESE CARRIERS

culinary   december 2017

In the Middle Ages, it was common practice to establish a guild for every professional group, the cheese carriers established theirs in 1593! Every Friday morning in spring & summer, the Alkmaar cheesemarket is held on the Waagplein. It’s a particular spectacle which includes a market filled with cheese and men of tradition, the hauling cheese carriers. It’s one of...

FLOWER POWER - 10N EXAMPLE ITINERARY

2017

Spring is a fantastic season to travel in the Benelux. It will cheer you right up after winter!  When the tulip bulbs are blooming in the Netherlands, this may well be the most colorful region in the world. In Belgium, flowers is a big thing too especially at the Hallerbos and its magnificent purple carpet of bluebells. Of course, art...

OLD MASTERS - 10N - SAMPLE ITINERARY

the-arts    2017

At the pinnacle of artistic invention from the middle ages onwards, Holland and Flanders were the inspiration behind the famous art movements of the time: primitive, renaissance and baroque. For a period of some 250 years, it was the place to meet and experience some of the most admired artists in Western Europe. Rembrandt, Vermeer, Van Eyck, Bruegel, Rubens and...

BON VIVEUR?

2016

While foodies flock to Paris and London, those in the know are sneaking off to the Benelux. Did you know that Belgium has a total of 162 stars at the Michelin Guide 2017, which makes the country one of the most Michelin-starred tables in the world? Belgium is still too much identified with waffles, chocolate, fries & beer. But Flanders Kitchen...

THE CARNIVAL OF BINCHE

history    2016

The Carnival of Binche is a living and exceptional heritage, a popular, human and social event, recognized as a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity” by UNESCO. During a few months, the inhabitants and the City prepare their Carnival, in a real communion, with the strong commitment from the family and carnival societies. The next Carnival will...

THE WEST FRISIAN ISLANDS

december 2016

The West Frisian Islands form an archipelago in the North Sea off the Dutch coast, along the edge of the Wadden Sea. Every island has its own style and culture. But on each of the 5 pearls, the beauty of nature is overwhelming and the atmosphere is great. Explore the picturesque villages, large mudflats, enormous sand areas (one is called “the Sahara of the North”!) and enjoy outdoor activities...

Flemish Masters – Visit Flanders Brochure

   december 2016

From 2018 through to 2020, the Flanders’ region will celebrate the Flemish Masters and its baroque heritage with an abundance of activities and events! You want to know more about the enigmatic Bruegel, the baroque Rubens, the mystic van Eyck brothers and the Flemish Masters off the beaten track? Visit Flanders, the tourism board of the Northern region of Belgium, has...

ADAM TOREN - OVER THE EDGE

december 2016

The outdoor skydeck on the 21st floor roof of the A’DAM Toren in Amsterdam offers a spectacular view over the city. A great spot for a drink at sunset and since a couple of weeks, you can even swing back and forth over the edge of the tower! On the “Over The Edge” dangle your legs from a dizzying 100...

AMSTERDAM - SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP!

fashion    2016

The picturesque Negen Straatjes (Nine Street) intersect the city center’s main canals are doted with great restaurants, cafés, art galleries, jewelers and boutiques. With an exceptional array of styles, trends and prices, this area is truly a shopper’s paradise.  If you are into vintage or designer shops, grab a bicycle and take the ferry to cross the Amstel and get to...

BELGIAN BEER - WORTH A SOMMELIER!

2016

As goes for Belgian chocolates, Belgian beer is known around the world. However, although they’re great, the majority of exported beers is just the very standard of what the big brands have to offer. The most refined, best beers, brewed with tradition and craftsmanship, are really hard to get outside of Belgium. Top chefs also start to recognize the finest...

BELGIAN CHOCOLATE

culinary    2016

For all who are passionate about Chocolate, Belgium is the perfect destination. Through generations of chocolatier; the Belgian Chocolate Art stand out from the rest because of its exquisite and authentic handmade style, and also because of the use of only natural products and surprising ingredients like spices, cereals, fruits, truffles and more. It is no wonder chocolate has become...

CUTTING-EDGE CONTEMPORARY ART

2016

With iconic Masters such as Jan van Eyck, Breughel, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Magritte – just to name a few - it is no surprise that the Benelux has some of the finest museums and art galleries. In Amsterdam, the Modern Contemporary Museum (MOCO) opened its doors last year and Belgium is also punching above its weight in contemporary art. More...

CYCLING IN BELGIUM

sports    2016

Summer is just around the corner! Not only The Netherlands but also Belgium is a paradise for cyclists. You cycle on comfortable and secured bicycle paths along romantic rivers winding between quaint towns, charming castles, outdoor cafés and incredible restaurants. Besides guided bicycle tours through cities such as for example Ghent, Antwerp or Brussels you can choose for a thematic cycling...

DUTCH OLD MASTERS

2016

The Dutch Golden Age encompasses most of the second half of the 17th century, after the Dutch won their Independence from Spain (1648). During this time, Dutch explorers charted new territory and settled abroad. Trade by the Dutch East-India Company thrived, and war heroes from the naval battles became national heroes. Meanwhile, the Dutch Masters began to prevail in the...

FLYING THE ICONIC MUSTANG

adventure    2016

The Mustang is probably the most recognized fighter-plane of World War II. Its speed and range made it the ideal bomber escort. “SCAT VII” was the personal plane of Major Robin Olds, a triple ace who scored his 4 last kills in this particular machine. Its now very well maintained and taken care of, flying in the same color scheme...

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL

2016

Start your trip in Amsterdam and finish in Paris crossing the beautiful Kingdom of Belgium. It breathes history but is also brimming with culture and modern city life, day & night! The perfect itinerary for amateurs of history & culture but also for lovers of regional gastronomy. Please contact us to fine-tune the itinerary according to your clients preferences with...

ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST UNUSUAL RESTAURANTS!

culinary    2016

Every year in June, discover Brussels’ high cuisine in the most extraordinary manner possible: from a crane 150ft in the sky! Instead of a sitting round a cosy kitchen table, you will be dangling from a crane 150ft in the sky, complete with dining chairs, table, crockery, etc. A local ‘starred’ chef will prepare an unforgettable gastronomic experience for you...

PRIVATE CRUISE IN ZEELAND

2016

The Netherlands have a rich nautical heritage and 4,400 km of navigable waterways. It is as easy in some areas to travel on water as it is to travel on land! Enjoy a 2 to 6 nights cruise visiting nature preserved areas & typical villages mooring in the charming harbors & marinas. While on land grab a bicycle - it’s...

RED DEER STAG ROARING

nature    2016

During some time in the year, from mid-September to mid-October, the tranquility of the majestuous Ardennes forests, situated in the south-east of Belgium, is disturbed by frequent, irregular calls of rutting red deer stags. Enjoy a walk in the forest with a naturalist tracking the savage sound and other local fauna in a nature's unspoilt areas with vast forests of broadleaf...

THE RITZ PARIS REOPENING

2016

Few hotels can call themselves “legendary” but The Ritz on the Place Vendôme in Paris can do so without blushing. On august 1st 2012 granny decided to take some time off and close her doors for the very first time since its opening for a thorough and unparalleled restoration. The works were overseen by the renowned interior architect Mr. Thierry W Despont...

FRANCORCHAMPS - F1 GP

sports    2016

There is always something happening at F1 Belgian Grand Prix! The Spa-Francorchamps circuit is considered to be one of the most challenging race tracks in the world due to its fast, hilly and twisty nature in the magnificent Ardennes forests. The F1 drivers get to corner at speeds above 250 km/h and love it. But the F1 Grand Prix is fun...
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