Not only Brussels has it

Do we find Art Nouveau only in Brussels? Of course not! Let’s talk about this beautiful façade located in Tournai! This Art Nouveau house was built in 1903 by the architect Georges de Porre for Valentin Hoër, a German jeweler. After being damaged during the Second World War, it was acquired by the architect Walter…

Discovering Belgian art with a Spanish group

Cold weather and traffic cannot stop me! I met the bravest tourists ever, never afraid of discovering Belgium! Walking around with freezing temperatures and queuing on highways are a big part of my job as a tour guide in winter time. But I have to be honest with you, what do I remember about the…

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.

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…

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.

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!

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!