Tag Archives: Belgium

Make Sure to Remember

Last year while on our trip to Northern France and Belgium, Mikhaila and Zoe created the following tribute for our Canadian heroes. Make sure to remember.

Global Fieldtrip Night – Engaging Europe!

What do France, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland all have in common?  They are all amazing places to visit and were featured in our most recent Global Fieldtrip Night – Engaging Europe! Back in September we presented our first Global Fieldtrip night featuring the Uplifting UK, and

Global Fieldtrip Night – Announcing Engaging Europe!

Our last Global Fieldtrip Night – Uplifting UK, was a great success with almost 40 people from different parts of our blogosphere attending an enjoyable evening of food and photos.  If you’re interested in viewing our photo slideshow, you can check it out here: Preparations are

Lest We Forget….

It doesn’t matter where we are…it’s important to remember our brave Canadian soldiers and all that they have done for us. As part of our homeschooling, we created a short video on the Canadian war effort based on our visits to different Canadian battle sites in

Really Yummy Cookies

Back in London we tried some cookies which we really enjoyed.  We later found out that they were called Speculoos cookies from Belgium. We are catching up on our recipe book, so here’s one for Belgium. We found a recipe for the cookies which I

Part 2 – The Amazing Flower Parade

Yesterday, my dad wrote a post on how we prepared for the exciting Flower Parade in the Belgian village called Loenhout. Well on the Sunday it was the big day for the parade!  There were so many people and everyone was excited to be there.

Part 1 – The Amazing Flower Parade

Having spent a few ‘intense’ days visiting the Canadian War sites through Normandy and Belgium, we were ready for our next cultural experience – participating in an annual flower parade in Loenhout, Belgium.  This has been a tradition since 1952, and what started out as

The Venice of the North

  How many of you have heard of or visited the city of Bruges in Belgium? Not many people have, so I am here to introduce you to the most amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site that I have ever seen…. When you visit Bruges, it is

Another Surfing Success!

Amidst our WWI and WWII explorations, we came to meet another wonderful family through Couchsurfing.  The De Vuyst family were a super energetic group of 5 who had just recently returned from their own amazing travel experience in New York City and California. The family took

A Day In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields the poppy’s blow, between the crosses row on row. That mark our place, and in the sky the larks, still bravely singing, fly scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead, short days ago we lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, loved and