belgium, travel

12 Signs You May Be an Expat in Belgium

I’ve been an expat in Belgium for over 4 years now, and some of my behaviors of late have raised some eyebrows with my friends outside the country. I’ve written a lot about what it’s like to move to a new country and try to keep your freedom, what it’s been like for us as a long distance couple and…

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Top 10 BELGIUM AF Things To Do In Belgium

☑ Walking the Trails of The Blue Forest (Hallerbos) It’s no secret to anyone who has ever been on this blog that I am IN LOVE with this place. It’s my happy place. My boyfriend and I have been every year since I moved here in 2013 for the annual blooming of the luscious bluebell flowers. The photos speak for themselves,…

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belgium, photography

6 Instagram-Worthy Places in Belgium

These are the places I like to visit most often to share with my followers on Instagram! From the belfry towers of Gent and Bruges to the wide open, abandoned spaces of the Hallerbos forest and Doel – these views are not to be missed and I’m here to share them!   DINANT, BELGIUM Dinant, Belgium view from the Citadel…

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belgium, lifestyle, pregnancy abroad

Maternity Leave in Belgium: What You Need to Know

I’M OFFICIALLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE! And I’m celebrating by laying on my couch, sifting through baby websites and reading more about maternity leave in Belgium. I’d love to share the information I’ve gathered with you! (I’ve finished my last week of work, filled out and handed in my paperwork to my insurance company, but haven’t heard anything back yet – so…

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10 Reasons to Plan a Romantic Weekend in Bruges, Belgium

Bruges, Belgium…a city of love? With other romantic destinations rather close by (such as the iconic romance capitol Paris, only a few short hours or less away), many people might ask why Bruges should be considered a romantic place. If you’ve ever BEEN to the wonderful city, I don’t need to answer that question because it’s obvious. For those who…

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Brugge, Belgium Travel Itinerary (One Day)

You know that (terrible excuse/kind of a true story) quote “Sometimes life gets in the way”? Well, I may have accidentally let life get in the way of me exploring one of Belgium’s most famous cities…for almost 2 years! I have lived in Belgium on and off now for a total of 16 months – and have yet to visit…

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How We Got Through Our Immigration Process

Our entire immigration process lasted around 2 years (read more about it HERE). As a couple under that much stress and feeling like our life together essentially depended on being approved for this visa, there were obviously some low points. We wanted to share our personal feelings about the last couple of years and let you know how we dealt…

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