There are two things that Belgium is known for the world over, waffles and chocolate. I really don’t know how Belgium isn’t the fattest nation on the planet with all the deliciously decadent food – I suspect it has something to do with all of those bicycles.
Posted in June 2012 …
Serving Witness – touring Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland
To say that we were ‘looking forward’ to our visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau during our trip to Poland isn’t the most accurate way to express the sentiment. This visit was, however, a priority for all of us.
Photo Friday #24 – Museums – In Flanders Fields Museum, Belgium
I’ve been out of the #FriFotos loop for the last few weeks with being on the road, but we’re back today and it’s really the most perfect theme. I’m currently studying for the Masters in Museum Studies so the topic of museums couldn’t really be much better for me.
In Pursuit of ….. the Perfect Belgian Waffle
One of the best parts of travelling is trying new and delicious foods. One of the worst parts of travel is not being able to find these new and delicious foods once you return home. There is nothing better than a freshly baked croissant in Paris, or a delicately spiced coconut curry in Thailand
The Euro 2012 Odyssey in Pictures
Well, 15 days later we are back on British soil. We have travelled to 4 countries, and visited at least 7 cities. We have travelled by plane, train, tram, bus, car, bicycle, and ferry.
The (constantly) Changing Face of Berlin
We had heard before arriving in Berlin that it is a perpetual building site but nothing could have prepared us for the reality of this.
Anne Frank and the Secret Annex
The day didn’t start out well. We woke up to gray skies and the second straight day of cold, cold rain. Another day of indoor activities would be on the agenda. We headed to the Anne Frank House in the Jordaan area of Amsterdam in hopes that the lineups wouldn’t be too terrible.