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Street Painter and Guitar Player in Bruges Markt Square

Beautiful Bruges in Photos

Colourful buildings, medieval architecture, peaceful canals, Belgian beers and chocolate shops galore…must be in Bruges! As I walked along the quaint cobbled streets of Bruges, the clippety-clop of horses hooves drawing closer, I thought “How have I been to Belgium 3 times before and I’ve never been to Bruges?”  Prior to this trip I had [...]

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Flanders is a Festival! Lokerse Feesten 2012

Did you know that Flanders is one of Europe’s ultimate festival destinations-with more than 280 festivals, 13,500km² of festival ground and the biggest bands? I had no idea… until I was invited to Belgium by Visit Flanders for Flanders is a Festival. You can follow the hashtag #fiaf12 on Twitter for the latest updates from all the bloggers. [...]

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How I spent 2010

Not many people could say that in one year they saw in the New Year watching fireworks in Bali, celebrated Australia Day in Singapore, filmed a road trip around South Australia, swam with sea lions in the wild, experienced a stomach-churning ride in a tiger moth, sandboarded down a sand dune, went up in a [...]

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Dinant, Belgium: Belgium’s Saxophone Town

I must admit I wasn’t familiar with any famous Belgians. On my visit to Dinant, however, I discovered that it was a Belgian who invented the saxophone. Adolphe Sax hails from Dinant and this town is incredibly proud of that fact, with saxophones everywhere. Look around and there are saxophones lining the streets, there’s a [...]

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