Brussels is one of our favourite cities! We recently spent some time living and working in the beautiful Belgian capital. Now if there is one thing that I love it’s a good museum but if there’s one way to turn on the “whinge” mode in Master 7 it’s a good museum. Thankfully when visiting Brussels you’ll find some fantastic child friendly museums that are sure to please even the toughest…

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A few weeks ago we visited a gorgeous Japanese Tuin (Flemish word for garden) that is nestled in the lovely city of Belgian city of Hasselt, around an hours drove from Brussels. The gardens were gifted to Hasselt by the Japanese city of Itami, to celebrate the two cities becoming sisters cities in 1985. We visited just in time to see the beautiful cherry blossoms in bloom! The gardens start…

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Yesterday we decided to pack a picnic and head to the beautiful Parc du Cinquantenaire which is in the European Quarter of Brussels. This parc is home to the Cinquantenaire Musuem, Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and AutoWorld as well as some beautiful parkland! The sun didn’t exactly have his (or her) hat on but we headed out with coats on, picnic packed and a spring in our step.…

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Last Sunday we headed into the centre of Brussels. The sun was finally out so we wanted to explore a little more without getting soaking wet! The last few weekends have been very wet indeed. After pottering about soaking up the sun and the sights for a couple of hours our tummy rumbled so que the decision about where to eat. One of my favourite things about Belgium is the…

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We took a little overnighter to Antwerp recently and decided to explore the Port area of the city (Eilandje). It’s an area we haven’t really spent much time in so with the sunny shining our first port of call (pun intended!) was the Red Star Line Museum. This Musuem is dedicated to telling the story of emigrants from all over Europe who journeyed on the Red Star Line ships across…

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