A day in Bruges

Following our long weekend in Brussels, we decided to spend our last day in Belgium in Bruges. It made sense as it was on the way back to the Eurotunnel and Andrew had never been. I had visited Bruges many years before for a weekend with my parents but this time we only had about […]

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A long weekend in Brussels

In 30-something years, I still had never visited Brussels. So we used the excuse of Andrew’s 30-something birthday and the fact that one of my cousins lived there to go for a short summer escape. We spent 2 and a half days there and that is all it took for us to fall a bit […]

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Edith Café Belge – Brussels, Belgium

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. Well, when in Brussels do as the Belgian would and Edith Café Belge is the perfect place to do so! You will find it hidden away from the city centre, in the lovely Uccle area. This area is beautiful and has many eateries and bars so if […]

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De Noordzee – Brussels, Belgium

If there is one thing Belgians cooked really well it is seafood! So if you like fresh fish and flavours of the sea keep reading because today’s destination is one seafood lovers temple. De Noordzee also know as ‘La Mer du Nord’ is a famous Belgian fishmonger and fish bar. At a corner of Place Sainte-Catherine, […]

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L’Ivre De Cuisine – Brussels, Belgium

The main reasons we visited Brussels were that 1) my cousins lived there so we couldn’t miss an opportunity to visit the city before they moved and 2) to spend a weekend away for Andrew’s birthday. Birthdays mean of course celebrations which for us usually translate into one tasty dinner. After settling at my cousin’s […]

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Beer tasting in Brussels

Andrew and I went to Brussels this weekend to celebrate his birthday. In order to make it a weekend to remember, and to fit in a few celebratory drinks, I booked a beer tasting event as a gift. I went for the one organised by Sanderman’s New Europe as the reviews were really good. We […]

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A day in Rye

London has been boiling recently, not that I am complaining but the Big Smoke does get, well… Smokey when temperatures rise. So on Saturday morning, Andrew and I decided to get some fresh air and to head to Rye which I have been wanting to visit for a while. Rye is a little town in […]

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Where I have been so far – 2018

Every year I like to contemplate on what stage of life I am at and how much I have achieved so far. This is, for most people, an activity occurring around Christmas time with the promise of a new year ahead of them. So why am I writing about this now? Well 1) I talked about […]

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