Due to the fact that I can't get a week off at work during summer (Perks of being the youngest in the office), our family can no longer take long trips during my father's annual holiday. So lately this results in day trips or weekend getaways close to home. Last week we headed to St. Omer region… Continue reading Weekend in the Somme Region
July 21. The Belgian National Holiday. And what do I do? I go across the border for a day out in France. Oops, bye national pride. I live only about twenty minutes away from the French border, so when the entire family is home we easily end up crossing the border to discover France's beauty.… Continue reading Quick French getaway on the Belgian National Holiday
As I mentioned in an earlier post about Paris, I've been to this lovely city many times. Most of those times have been a one day trip, which means I am never able to see and visit all of the highlights. On my last spur of the moment day trip to France's Capital, I was… Continue reading Pomp and circumstance at Opera Garnier, Paris
Last week I had an entire week off work, and no specific holidays planned. Of course, I just couldn’t resist making a little trip because once the travel bug bites… I had promised my grandfather a while ago that when the weather was fine, we would one day do a little road trip along the Côte… Continue reading A day at the Côte d’Opale
I’ve been to Paris many times in my life, yet I’d never seemed to have found the time to actually write something down about this lovely city. But since I’ve just returned from a little trip to the City of Lights, I thought it was about time I shared some of my love for (and… Continue reading Top 10 of Paris
On a spur of the moment, my friends and I decided to go on a weekend trip to Disneyland in Paris. A local coach company (Herman & Vandamme, Menen) organised one the first weekend of October, and the minute we read about it in their folder, we were convinced. Only one day later, the trip was booked and… Continue reading The place where magic is real!