beer and food pairing brussels

Belgium, Experiences, Featured

Eat with Locals in Brussels

18 Comments 25 July 2013

“Don’t bring anything and don’t show up early unless you want to cook.” These were the only real rules I received after I booked my bookalokal Beer and Food group dinner in Brussels. Evelyn, our hostess, welcomed us at the door. My stomach woke up as I smelled the aroma of a big dinner cooking [...]

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Artisinal Chefs

Belgium, Experiences

Cast of Cooking Characters

5 Comments 23 July 2013

I read the itinerary as if it were a theater program – the show was all about how 3 women and two tour guides were on a quest to learn about and taste artisanal recipes and local delicacies of Wallonia. They would wind around the little river towns and valleys stopping at farms along the [...]

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Belgium, Featured, Photo Documentaries

Lucky Me Lucky You

70 Comments 18 July 2013

This is the story of luck. Not just my luck, it also has to do with your luck. Sometimes I get lucky. The travel Gods shine down upon me and give me a friendly hand, but this time they shined down upon me and gave me a trip to Belgium. Last fall I submitted this [...]

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Belgium, Photo Documentaries

A New Look in Liege

9 Comments 30 May 2013

The first time I passed through the Liege train station, I was stunned. I looked out my train window and saw curved iron beams, symmetry, and bright sunlight – unike any train station in Europe I had ever been to. However this was not a planned stop for me, so we pulled away as I [...]

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brussels grand place

Adventure Travel, Belgium, Mongol Rally

First Stop – Brussels

5 Comments 29 July 2011

We sped off from the Festival of Slow and drove a long day through 3 countries  – UK, France, and Belgium.  We were invited to stay with my friends Alison and Andrew from the Expat blog Cheeseweb in Brussels that night.  Boy of boy did they put on a big welcome for us! First of [...]

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Belgium, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – Knokke, Belgium

No Comments 15 October 2010

I loved the subtle differences in these beach cabins in Knokke Belgium.  Knokke is a beach town filled with people on sunny days of summer, and completely empty for the other 11 months of the year!  This wraps up my writing about my summer in Belgium.  However I have provided the Best of’ Belgium photography [...]

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Belgium, Travel Advice

A Month in Belgium

10 Comments 14 October 2010

Why did I go to Brussels this summer? Was it the beer, chocolate, frites or waffles? No. Was it the history? No. The architecture? No. It was for those 3 furballs above… Briefcase to Backpack just covered how to travel with pets…but I was actually traveling to take care of pets. As you would expect, [...]

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Belgium

A Tale of Two Waffles

18 Comments 07 October 2010

Back when I had a kitchen, I owned a waffle maker. Waffles have made it into American kitchen culture, but do you know where they originated? The tiny country of Belgium; hence the beloved Belgian waffle. When I traveled to Belgium this summer I was excited to do my share of tastings of Belgian waffles, [...]

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I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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