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AMSTERDAM - PRIVATE CANAL CRUISE

Few cities blend history with modern urban flair like Amsterdam. And one thing you definitely need to do when visiting the city is to take a private canal cruise and see Amsterdam from the water to discover this floating city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The history of Amsterdam is intimately connected with water. During your private boat cruise, you ...

STARGAZING - CULINARY EXPERIENCE

The project for the 5-star superior Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp, which nestles in the Botanical Garden, was a challenge of gargantuan proportions. This exciting restoration scheme on the historic monastery site was implemented with plenty of innovative spirit, as well as profound sensitivity for the environment, sustainability and the historic building fabric. The mission: to preserve its legacy, which dates back ...

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR ATMOSPHERE

Discover the seasonal magic over Christmas & New Year in Belgium and The Netherlands. Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp, Liège, Ghent but also country side villages set a happy effervescence with a magnificent Christmas tree, ice-skating rink, and wooden chalets offering Christmas presents, great winter food and hot spicy wine to drive away the cold and warm ones heart. ...

BON VIVEUR?

While foodies flock to Paris and London, those in the know are sneaking off to the Benelux. Did you know that Belgium has a total of 139 stars at the Michelin Guide 2019, which makes the country one of the most Michelin-starred tables in the world? Belgium is still too much identified with waffles, chocolate, fries & beer. But Flanders Kitchen Rebels, ...

Belgian wine - Something else

Beside beer, chocolate and so many other Belgian delicacies, there is one that is less known but has to be on that long list. Belgian wine! The Belgian climate is just the limit of what is possible to make wine. Climate warming, new techniques and knowledge have put Belgian winegrowing on the map a few years ago. Discover beautiful ...

BELGIAN BEER - WORTH A SOMMELIER!

As goes for Belgian chocolates, Belgian beer is known around the world. However, although they’re great, the majority of exported beers is just the very standard of what the big brands have to offer. The most refined, best beers, brewed with tradition and craftsmanship, are really hard to get outside of Belgium. Top chefs also start to recognize ...

ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST UNUSUAL RESTAURANTS!

Every year in June, discover Brussels’ high cuisine in the most extraordinary manner possible: from a crane 150ft in the sky! Instead of a sitting round a cosy kitchen table, you will be dangling from a crane 150ft in the sky, complete with dining chairs, table, crockery, etc. A local ‘starred’ chef will prepare an unforgettable gastronomic ...

DINNER ON A LIGHTHOUSE ISLAND

Eating out at Vuurtoreneiland ('Lighthouse Island' in Dutch) is not an ordinary evening out in Amsterdam! The island features Amsterdam's only lighthouse and is a unique piece of nature with a rugged landscape. It can only be reached by ship! So your evening starts sailing the historic 'IJveer XIII' boat over the IJ River. Once on the island, ...

DUTCH CHEESE CARRIERS

In the Middle Ages, it was common practice to establish a guild for every professional group, the cheese carriers established theirs in 1593! Every Friday morning in spring & summer, the Alkmaar cheesemarket is held on the Waagplein. It’s a particular spectacle which includes a market filled with cheese and men of tradition, the hauling cheese carriers. It’...

BELGIAN CHOCOLATE

For all who are passionate about Chocolate, Belgium is the perfect destination. Through generations of chocolatier; the Belgian Chocolate Art stand out from the rest because of its exquisite and authentic handmade style, and also because of the use of only natural products and surprising ingredients like spices, cereals, fruits, truffles and more. It is no wonder chocolate has become ...

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