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!

The Orient-Express at Gare du Midi

Yesterday morning I gave a guided tour at the Orient-Express exhibition at Train World. In the afternoon I managed to arrive on time at the Gare du Midi to see the Orient-Express Train during its stop in Brussels! It was great! I admired the cars and their internal refined marquetry decorations. I have to admit…

René Magritte, Untitled

René Magritte, Untitled (The night), ca.1963. Today I gave a tour at the Magritte Museum and the teenagers in the group really appreciated this painting. I have to admit that it gives me a feeling of peace.

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…

The maturing room of the Timmermans Brewery

I’m always happy to take my groups to breweries! In September 2021 I went with an English-speaking group to the Timmermans Brewery for a guided tour and beer tasting. The participants were really satisfied, especially during the tasting part! This special place is located in Itterbeek, a few kilometers away from Brussels, and is the…

An origami sphere

An origami sphere hung from the glass ceiling of the Queen’s Gallery in Brussels.You can admire the origami installations of the designer Charles Kaisin along the Royal Galleries until the end of February 2022.

The heritage days 2021

Today and tomorrow I’ll be at Belgian Chocolate Village for a series of guided tours in French on the occasion of Brussels Heritage Days 2021, in collaboration with E-Guides . One of my favourite features of this Museum: the two tile murals on the first floor of the building. The Belgian  Chocolate Village is located…