Josaphat Park – The Park to Be

It had been years since our last visit to the Josaphat Park. Before the kids. Brussels isn’t that big, but you quickly get your habits. Last weekend we felt like going “somewhere new”, and this big park in Schaerbeek was a pretty good choice.

Botanic Garden Meise

The Botanic Garden Meise is a hidden gem, only 10 kilometres away from the centre of Brussels : 92 hectares of luxuriant vegetation, a great place to spend a sunny day with the kids !

Kermezzoo **concours inside**

Depuis début mai, le Parc du Cinquantenaire héberge la deuxième édition du Festival Kermezzoo : de l’humour, du cabaret, des animations pour les enfants… une chouette activité en famille ou entre amis. Attention, ça se termine ce week-end !

A bike ride along Brussel’s canal

Since the sun decided to show up in Brussels, and after a few test rides with Ruben in the bicycle trailer, we had several bike trips with the kids along the canal – a safe way to escape a little from the city centre with a flat bicycle path. Follow us towards Vilvoorde!

Kids-Friendly lunch in Brussels *La Brasserie des Etangs Mellaerts*

I don’t know about you, but on Sunday morning this autumnal weather just makes me want to go out for a walk in one of the peaceful area of Brussels that gives us, poor urbanites, the strong feeling to reconnect with the nature. Last week-end, we brought Emma to the Etangs Mellaerts, officially to feed…

The huge park of Tour & Taxis – almost there !

Last year, we discovered the urban-industrial L 28 Park and its spectacular view on Tour & Taxis, which laid out the premises of a much bigger park, the famous link between Bockstael and the canal. It had been a while since we had been there but I had heard it made good progress, and on a sunny…

Summer with kids in Brussels

Brussels is at its most beautiful in the summer. But I am not gonna explain you why you should stay in Brusssels when the damn sun deigns to show up, I already did.

A small green spot along the canal

You cannot live in Brussels and not be aware of the fact that the “Canal Zone” is in a period of tremendous change. However, the up tower is creating such a fuss that one may forget that other projects get off the ground in the area.

Balade insolite à Forest

Un matin froid mais lumineux, l’emprise des bonnes résolutions de début d’année et l’envie de découvrir un autre coin de Bruxelles : nous voici partis pour une balade en vélo jusqu’à l’abbaye de Forest ! Follow us to discover an area of Brussels which is little visited : Forest. (map included)