it’s been a minute

... since I actually wrote something here. Sorry about that. I am sitting in the corner of one of my favorite coffee shops, wondering how to write a post that will bring my blog back to life. Or really what to write in such a post. There is so much to say I don't know where... Continue Reading →

a visit to the royal greenhouses

A friend of my mother's had given her a tip to visit the royal greenhouses at Laeken, in a suburb of Brussels. Unfortunately, my mom's springtime visit did not coincide with the opening of the greenhouses to the public, which only happens for three weeks each year. However, I did follow the recommendation and made... Continue Reading →

hallerbos, the magical bluebell forest

After the long, gray days of winter, spring in Belgium is a welcome reprieve. In fact, the flowers here are absolutely incredible! I had read about Hallerbos, a forest that becomes carpeted in bluebells each spring. Depending on the weather, the best time to visit the forest for the bluebells can be anywhere from the end... Continue Reading →

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