Tranches de cake

Discovering new food spots is quite like a treasure hunt game. We never really know what we are about to find out, we wander around unknown neighborhoods. I absolutely love that, then when a follower asked me if I was in the mood for a bagel in Uccle I was immediately curious to know what kind of treasure it will be today.

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Chana // veggie snack (for real)

Do you have any magical words? (what the * is she now talking about) Wait a minute. When I’m a bit down, I got my magical words – those that make me smile again after some incantations… Alright, I’ll share them with you: ukulele and poppy. For some there is nothing like a good shopping session , for others a TV shows marathon . For me, it’s my magical words. And it never fails (try ! ukuléléukuléléukulélé ) .  Is this the  « L » effect or something , I do not…

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Long weekend and 3 free visits // how beautiful that is?

There’s nothing to say , we are more than lucky when it goes about (bank) holidays in Belgium! If like me you’ll be off for the four upcoming days (a real proper weekend, say it loud!) you’ll have the time – I hope you do – to treat yourself . After a well-deserved sleep , the world will be ready to offer you your daily dose of knowledge and curiosities . Focus on 3 FREE visits to do: Is contemporary art only artistic by its name? Find it out at…

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Who wants a free entrance for Saveurs Toscanes 2014?

« Fairs » (salon in french, which can mean living room) have always intrigued me a bit. The travel fair, baby fair, study and job fair, … When I was a child, I absolutely did not understand why it was called « salons » when it was nothing like the good old living room I knew. Yes, naively, I expected an over king size version of the coffee table and couches (so what). And when I finally saw chairs and lounges, strictly speaking, at a food fair (not but what, really?) I hope you can imagine…

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ALL EYES ON…Once Upon A Time in Brussels

(scroll down to view the english version) Vous pensiez tout savoir sur Bruxelles, en connaître chaque quartier, y avoir vu tout ce qu’il y avait à voir? Virginie vous prouvera le contraire! Historienne de formation et  fiancée à Bruxelles, son histoire comme toutes les belles histoires commence par « Il était une fois ». Once Upon A Time in Brussels, ce sont des visites guidées de Bruxelles comme vous ne l’avez jamais vue…et en vélo électrique. Après quelques explications quant au maniement du vélo et vingt minutes plus tard, vous ne voudrez…

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Forcado brings you to Portugal

We go to  Forcado We do eat portuguese pastries For about less than 2.00 €/each No bullfighting here*. Forcado is the name of a Portuguese pastry shop located in St-Gilles. The very first aficionados have experienced the quite tiny space of the Chaussée de Charleroi. The Forcado is not that small anymore  as the shop has been renovated. Still located on the Chaussée de Charleroi, few numbers away from its original location, the pastry shop  is now also a tasting room. The space is large and we easily figure the…

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