In Bruges

I'm not talking about the Colin Farrell movie, I'm referring to one of the most beautiful towns in Europe ~ Bruges. Too bad it was a rainy day, so we couldn't enjoy the outdoor cafés. However, Bruges has some of the best restaurants. Our favorite, Gruuthuse Hof, was closed for the day. So, we ended … Continue reading In Bruges



Hometown of the family, Lier is situated in the outskirts of Antwerp. We can trace our roots here back to the late 1700s at least! Lier is known for its lovely town square, quaint shopping, and the famous Zimmertower. Part of the town is a walled city, of sorts, called Beginhof. This area used to … Continue reading Lier