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Private schools  Posted on 02/27/2015
Our son is five and currently attending a private school. He is the oldest in his class, some of his classmates have yet to celebrate their fifth birthday. Coming from Belgium where children only start reading and writing age six, I'm...
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Easter and Summer Holiday plans  Posted on 02/26/2015
As I mentioned before we have been busy planning the upcoming holidays. In April we'll start out with some alone-time in the south-west of Spain: three days Seville, three days Cadiz and two days in a golf hotel near Marbella. It will...
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Belgian top 100  Posted on 02/25/2015
I listen to Studio Brussel whenever I get the chance (click here if you want to check it out) and recently they aired the "week van eigen kweek" (I suppose you could translate it as "homemade week"). Belgian radio...
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Half term  Posted on 02/24/2015
For half term I took our boy to Belgium. My husband couldn't get off work because it was his colleague's turn to go on holiday.We stayed at my parent's. Our son and my dad are as thick as thieves. When the weather was bad...
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Cologne: souvenirs  Posted on 02/16/2015
What would be worth bringing home from Cologne? Here are few souvenir ideas: Cologne is world-famous for its Eau de Cologne, a perfume produced only in this city. Two brands battle for customers since the 1700s. The original Eau de Cologne...
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Cologne: restaurants  Posted on 02/13/2015
We only stayed 2,5 days and unfortunately most of the restaurants the hotel suggested were fully booked. The first night we ended up at Gasthaus Brungs, just behind City Hall, at a stone throw from our hotel. In this popular restaurant (by...
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Cologne: Christmas Fair  Posted on 02/12/2015
Eventhough it was already the beginning of January the Christmas Fair in Cologne was still going strong. We didn't really go for the gift stalls but straight for the typical food and drinks. Alpenbier (beer from the Alps) and...
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Holy Cologne  Posted on 02/11/2015
Most of the tourist attractions in Cologne have to do with religion: the cathedral, the 12 Romanesque churches, a Jewish museum and a large mosque. We only stayed in the city for a few days, but we tried to see as much as we could. First...
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Stern am Rathaus  Posted on 02/10/2015
My husband put an envelope with a lovely bow under the Christmas tree. Inside was a reservation for a city trip to Cologne, Germany. He went on TripAdvisor and booked three star hotel Stern am Rathaus (traveller's choice 2015)....
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Da Vinci  Posted on 02/04/2015
Before that nasty flu got me I was about to report on the new year. On the first Saturday of last month we were invited by a couple of our oldest friends to a restaurant close to where they live: Da Vinci in Sint-Gillis, Dendermonde (East...
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