You probably know the Hallerbos in Spring, when it turns into a fairy wood with its carpets of bluebells everywhere.
I took a group of around 20 people to explore the wild edibles in the Hallerbos today, and the walk was very enjoyable. I even discovered a couple of new plants myself, alas not edible but with medicinal properties. Continue reading “A summer walk in the Hallerbos”
Several people in the past year have shared with me their positive experience of fasting, and after giving it some thought, I decided I would try it out too. The mere thought of not eating for a whole week is pretty traumatizing to many people – including me, but everyone I talked to seemed thoroughly happy and enthusiastic about it, so it couldn’t be that bad. Continue reading “My first experience of fasting and hiking in Provence, France”
Nothing quite beats starting the day with a walk in Belgium’s very own fairytale wood, the Hallerbos, about 30min away from my place. Today was sunny and brisk, the perfect weather to capture the magical mystery of this place. Continue reading “A morning walk in the Hallerbos bluebell magic”
Il n’y a pas de mauvaise saison pour visiter l’arboretum royal de Tervuren, près de Bruxelles. Le printemps est pour moi la saison idéale, mais l’hiver ne manque pas de charme cependant, comme le montrent ces photos prises respectivement en janvier et début mars. Continue reading “L’arboretum de Tervuren en toutes saisons”
Drive 10 minutes out of Brussels and you’re in a wondrous place, full of fiery colours, soft sounds and impressionist paintings. That’s what all Monday mornings should look like 🙂 Continue reading “The place beyond the beeches: Groenendaal in the Sonian Forest”
It was just the perfect time of the year in the Hallerbos today, a small wood around 30min south of Brussels: the bluebells were in full blossom, and their scent was subtle but persistent. The sky was clear and the air was crisp and slightly breezy. There were lots of other lovely forest flowers to create a beautiful tapestry of colours, textures and fragrances. Continue reading “Celebrating Earth Day 2015 in the magical Hallerbos”
Another walk in the beautiful Woluwe park and this time, there’s no doubt: Spring is here! We are so privileged to live in the middle of Brussels and to have wildlife close by. I’ve decided to make the most of it and to enjoy nature as much as possible when I have a spare hour. We are so focused on our daily routine which involves mostly seeing, and a walk in the nature helps sharpen our five senses. Continue reading “Spring in the heart of Brussels: A symphony for the senses”