Belgium

Travel ideas for Belgium – trip tips and recommendations from my experiences travelling in Belgium. This European country has diverse and beautiful landscapes, historic cities, and rich cultural traditions. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in Belgium so start planning your trip now and experience everything that Belgium has to offer travellers.

Traditional Myanmar puppets in Bagan
Austria, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Czech Republic, Family Travel Ideas, Film & Literary Travel Ideas, Indonesia, Italy, Myanmar, United Kingdom, Vietnam

Top 10 traditional Puppet Theatres around the world

The puppetry arts are an ancient creative form, with archaeological evidence from early civilisations, and although some people may think it ‘old hat’, in parts of the world special artists and craftspeople strive to keep the magic of traditional puppet theatre alive. Puppet theatres nurture a truly unique artistic language […]

Movenpick Dead Sea Spa and Resort Jordan Wandering Kiwi fun
Adventure Travel Ideas, Austria, Belgium, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Jordan, Myanmar, Ski Holiday Ideas, The Netherlands, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United Kingdom

Wandering Kiwi’s 2017 Travel Highlights

Although I never feel like I’ve done enough travel, looking back over my 2017 travel highlights the Wandering Kiwi family had a great year! It’s important to take a moment and be reminded of all the wonderful experiences we have had in the past year. As well as travels within […]

brussels-grand-place-sound-and-light-show-christmas-market
Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hawaii, Norway, United Kingdom, USA

Magical Christmas holiday ideas around the world

Whether you’re dreaming of a white Christmas or a day on the beach, people are already turning their minds to Christmas holidays, so here are some great ideas for those planning their Christmas break, from beautiful Christmas markets trips to less traditional festive escapes. Christmas holidays in the United Kingdom […]

Bagan sunset, Myanmar
Austria, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italy, Morocco, Ski Holiday Ideas, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Wandering Kiwi’s 2016 travel year in review

As I write my 2016 travel year in review I can’t help reflecting upon a year that has been a mixed bag. On the one hand political events have plunged the world into great uncertainty. On the other hand, the Wandering Kiwi family has had a consistently excellent year pursuing […]

Basle Christmas Markets Switzerland
Australia, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Ireland, USA

5 alternative destinations that capture the Christmas spirit

Christmas is a magical time of year wherever you are but some places capture the Christmas spirit better than others. You could always go to meet Santa Claus in Lapland and I’ve written about Christmas markets getaways in Europe and the best ways to experience Christmas  in London before. But […]

Basel Christmas shop Johann Wanner, Switzerland
Austria, Belgium, Brussels, City Break Travel Ideas, Czech Republic, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Sweden

The best Christmas markets in Europe

As winter draws closer and preparations for the festive season get underway, thoughts turn towards Christmas city breaks but where are the best Christmas markets in Europe? What could be more Christmassy than a weekend spent sipping hot wine and eating tasty treats in the snow-dusted piazzas of Europe’s most […]

Lac du Genval, Belgium
Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Walloon-Brabant

Belgium: Wandering by the Lac du Genval

For most, Belgium is the land of the cartoon strip, beer, chocolate, lace, surrealism, festivals, fashion, design and culture. But hiding away in the little town of Genval, half an hour by road or rail from where the Eurostar terminates at Brussels’ Gare du Midi, is the home of the tranquil and luxurious spa […]

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