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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A Real Life Fairy-Tale Forest: Hallerbos (Halle, Belgium)

You know that “happy place” people send you to…when you’re getting a needle, facing a dilemma or just need a quiet little escape? That place for me has been Hallerbos in Halle, Belgium since 2013 when we discovered it. Literally translated, Hallerbos is the forest of Halle (bos meaning forest, and Halle being the town it is located in.) This…

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belgian, relationship

5 Reasons to Fall in Love With a Belgian Guy

The other day while visiting with some friends, I noticed something I have never noticed before; Belgian men are such gentlemen! Now, there are a lot of different reasons why I love my boyfriend, and there are quite a few reasons I like and respect all of his friends; so in those two areas I am slightly biased. But the…

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A Town In Limbo – Doel, Belgium

For frequent travelers or photographers – anything abandoned is beautiful. And Doel, Belgium is a perfect example of that…if that quote read “anything HALF abandoned is beautiful”. Doel is an interesting place to visit because there are abandoned, ruined houses next door to a 5 story with a BMW in the drive. It’s been this way for a little over…

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WTForeign – Belgian Culture Shock (Part Three)

Our most commented on series of posts have been about what it’s been like to transition from Canada to Belgium and all the strange changes that have come with that. You can also read PART ONE and PART TWO of WTForeign.  Before I dive into the 3rd of this series, I wanted to say for the record; Belgium is my…

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