Are the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken worth the visit?

Short answer: YES! Long answer: Yes, because: They were pretty much the most beautiful greenhouses I ever visited. (I liked them over Kew Gardens) They’re only open for public for three weeks a year, when the flowers are at their most beautiful. Awesome flowers. It’s easily accessible (by car or bus) Entrance fee is very…

Five things I love about Hallerbos, Belgium

Hallerbos is a place of magic. During Spring the forest is covered in bluebells, turning it completely purple. The bluebells mostly flower in April, depending on the weather. You can track progress online. When magic happens, the forest gets kind of crowded. Make sure you arrive early to enjoy peace and quiet. Waking up early for…