Category Archives: Belgium

Photo of the Week: The Rozenhoedkaai, Bruges

Bruges is an exceptionally picturesque city. The canals and exquisite medieval architecture make it a joy not only to visit, but to photograph as well. One of the most photographed locations in Bruges, is the view from the Rozenhoedkaai. Here, the Groenerei and Dijver canals meet, creating a romantic, charming scene. It’s believed that the […]

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Bruges- A Love Affair That Started With a Movie

It wasn’t until I saw the 2008 Colin Farrell movie “In Bruges”, a black comedy about two Irish hitmen in hiding, that I became aware of this Belgian town. I went from first hearing about it, to being absolutely in love with it, in only 107 minutes. The film did a great job of showcasing […]

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Brussels- Belgium’s Quirky Capital

“This place is so strange.” “This city is bizzare.” “Now, that’s just weird.” Those are all statements I made over and over again as we wandered around Brussels, Belgium’s quirky capital city. Brussels is probably the most unique place we visited on our five week jaunt across Europe. The city gives off an eccentric vibe, […]

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Five Weeks in Europe- Our Itinerary’s Hits and Misses

Not long ago, Mike and I returned home from our amazing honeymoon. We spent five weeks in Europe, experiencing everything from small lakeside villages in the mountains, to one of the world’s most popular festivals. I’ll admit it, I planned a very ambitious (and detailed) itinerary for our five weeks in Europe. I left home […]

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