Art Nouveau in Ixelles

One of the gems spotted during the guided tour gave by my colleague Francesco for Guide Italiane in Belgio. This beautiful house, designed by Ernest Blerot, is located in front of the Ixelles Ponds in Brussels.

Het Steen

Het Steen is certainly one of the most important sights of Antwerp. It was originally built as a fortress and during the centuries has served the city in many different ways, such as home for disabled soldiers at the beginning of the 19th century. Het Steen today a visitor center that allows you to discover…

A stunning view of Brussels cityscape

I took this picture yesterday evening while walking back home. On the horizon, you can see the Basilica of Koekelberg (on the left), the Atomium, and the Brussels town hall tower (in between the church and the skyscraper). 🚩I usually show this view to my groups when we visit the upper part of the city…

Traveling to Antwerp by train

If you catch the train to Antwerp, you won’t be disappointed. This impressive view of the Antwerp Central Station surprised my group during my last tour of this great city. The tour was focused on art. We visited the Cathedral, the Museum Plantin-Moretus the Rubens House. A busy schedule that everyone loved!

A stroll in the Cinquantenaire Park

Today I had a stroll in the Cinquantenaire Park. It’s a great place to have a break from the chaos of the city  After a transfer service from the Brussels Airport and the European district I had the chance to enjoy the beautiful spring sunny day in this unique place.

50 shades of green

50 shades of green at Parc de la Hérronière in Watermael-Boitsfort, Brussels.

An amazing Saturday morning

I had an amazing Saturday morning visiting Bruges with a French group! Since the tour ended near the Beguinage I had plenty of time to take pictures of the city’s best sights. There was a good atmosphere in Bruges this morning and this pic reflects it!

Chocolate workshop

An activity that I really enjoyed this week. A chocolate workshop at The Belgian Chocolate Makers during which my group learned how to create the méndiants, melted chocolate studded with different toppings. They had a lot of fun and it was difficult for me to resist the chocolate temptation!

Nikki Maloof at Sablon district

During the last art galleries tour that I gave in the Sablon district in Brussels, I planned a stop at the gallery Sorry We Are Closed for my English-speaking clients. We admired the current exhibition “Gutted” by the American artist Nikki Maloof. We really loved her work. I particularly find the saturated Palette used by…

Every corner is worth a picture!

Yesterday I had the chance to spend an afternoon in Bruges with a nice group. It was a beautiful sunny day and we had so much fun! I love photo collages because it’s difficult to choose one picture from the ones I took…and every corner is worth a picture!