At Ooidonk Castle

I finally had the chance to visit again the Ooidonk Castle with a group. The castle is nowadays home to the 6th Count and Countess t’Kint de Roodenbeke and their children. A fellow colleague led us into many beautiful rooms finely decorated and furnished, and let us discover artworks and historical facts about the previous…

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…

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.

Memorable sunny days

It is really sunny here in Brussels and the last days were memorable! I traveled around Belgium with a nice family. We visited Brussels, Bruges and Ghent. We had lunch in Damme to avoid the crowd!

Discovering the comic book route in Brussels

Yesterday I followed my colleague Francesco during his guided tour focused on the comic book route in the city center of Brussels. It was an amazing experience! The tour has been organized for an Italian-speaking public by Guide Italiane in Belgio, an association of which Francesco and I are members. Francesco showed us many hidden…

A shining Art Nouveau facade

It’s such a sunny day here in Brussels! The sky is blue and the splendid Art Nouveau facades are shining. This one is one of my favorites and certainly one of the most extravagant you can find in Brussels, the Saint-Cyr house, located in Square Ambiorix. It was designed by well-known architect Gustave Strauven at…

A Romanesque cloister

The Romanesque cloister of the Basilica of Our Lady of Tongeren. Part of it dates from the 12th century. You can enter the cloister  and  the garden at the end of a tour of the Teseum, which houses one of the largest and richest church treasures in the Low Countries. This view is just icing…