In Bruges / Brügge

Revisiting past memories is an opportunity for closure and to look at things from a different light. With clichés and all. In my Belgian years I tried to travel often inside the country and understand Belgium as much as possible. What I remember about Bruges is the vintage atmosphere and smell of gingerbread mixed with melancholy, where I felt like Gretel.

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International Museums Day

Every year, around the 18th of May is celebrated the International Museums day. Galleries and more other cultural places join every year the “Museum night” . The way we perceive the art perhaps is the way we perceive life. Our opinion about the same gallery exhibition can be similar or extremely different, even by us in different periods of our life. Reading books or visiting museum with open minds are a lifelong education.

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Brussels Fever

Besides to much information about chocolate, living in Brussels got to know the city very well while attending events, working, learned French and discover more places. I was what people call a “social butterfly”.

So when you have a limited amount of time in the city of Brussels, let’s say just a weekend, you should put on your list the following 7 locations and events.

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Heart of Europe

The neighbourhood with the European institutions in Brussels is a piece of Europe within Europe. Initially, I wanted to write about places to visit in Brussels and a small paragraph about the European institutions and the elections today, and in the end, the following piece turned out. It became o plea for being critical, optimist, base everything on facts. How my mind works while thinking … Continue reading Heart of Europe