Category Archive: Belgium

Photos of the flowers in our balcony. Brussels, Belgium

I am so happy to look at my pretty flowers in our tiny balcony. Aren’t they lovely? 🙂 Florile din micul nostru balcon. Mi-e tare drag de ele 🙂

Oud Rekem – the most beautiful village in Flanders, Belgium

Oud Rekem it’s so pretty that in 2008 won the title “the most beautiful village in Flanders, Belgium”

Street Photography in Brussels

Each individual on the street seems to be telling a story through their hair, mimics, clothes or eyes.

When summer is TOO hot in Brussels, Belgium

Sometimes it happens that summer in Brussels goes crazy. Is super hot, I want to swim in a pool of ice!

Looking for a place to escape Brussels?

Lac de Genval at 25 minutes drive South-East of Brussels – great for a day-trip to escape the bustle of the city

Textures in Brussels

During yesterday’s summer walk in Ixelles, Brussels, I saw different kind textures on the walls, ground and surrounding nature. It seemed like a good photography idea to try and capture all the different… Continue reading

Summer in Ixelles, Brussels

Searching for new stuff to shoot (or at least trying to see the familiar from a new perspective), I grabbed the camera and here’s what came out: De vara Eram in cautare de… Continue reading

Happy b-day

A delicious cake and decorations make a nice gift for a birthday surprise. Happy birthday, my dear! Un tort cu fructe delcios si decoratii sunt o surpriza placuta pentru o aniversare. La multi… Continue reading

Sunday market in Flagey, Brussels

Every Sunday from morning till 1 PM the Flagey Square is full of fruits, veggies, smelly cheeses and lots of flowers. It has a beautiful charm, especially if the weather is sunny and… Continue reading

Biking in Sonian Forest, Brussels

The Sonian Forest in the South of Brussels is huge, with lots of bike lanes and with excellent fresh air. Yesterday in our biking trip we took the photo-camera with us (we usually… Continue reading

Flowers in Ixelles, Brussels

Tonight’s flowers around Etangs d’Ixelles: Florile din seara asta in cartierul nostru, Ixelles 🙂 Au un aer romantic trandafirii roz, iar unii dintre ei miroseau divin.

Sunday morning at Flagey, Brussels

People at Cafe Belga, a very popular place where friends gather for drinks/ Cafeneaua Belga, un loc foarte popular unde prietenii se intalnesc la un pahar The end of Sunday Market at Flagey… Continue reading

Barbecue in Belgium

A warm, sunny day with spent in a lovely garden with wonderful people and delicious food. Belgium CAN be hot sometimes…  O zi calda si insorita petrecuta intr-o gradina frumoasa, cu mancare buna… Continue reading

Medieval Fayre in Cinquantenaire Park, Brussels

Blacksmiths, glass blowers, sword fights, food and beer, elfs, monks and other costumed characters take you back in the Middle Ages. It’s time for feast in the beautiful setup of Cinquantenaire Park in… Continue reading

Château de Jehay, Belgium

The domain and its history Château de Jehay is recognizable among all others thanks to its famous checker-board cladding, made up of thick white chalk stone bonders alternating with brown sandstone rubble stones.… Continue reading

Sea-scapade, Oostende, Belgium

Friday evening with old boots at the North Sea in Oostende, Belgium. Wind. Sun. Relaxation. 30th of May 2014.  Vineri seara, sfarsit de saptamana si o fuga la Marea Nordului in Oostende. Cizme… Continue reading

Evening in Brussels, Belgium

A beautiful May evening in the center of Brussels in between a few raindrops, happy hour at the Loft and a nice light at sunset. O plimbare intr-o seara frumoasa de Mai in… Continue reading

5 reasons why I love living in Brussels, Belgium

I live in Brussels for two and half years now, so I want to share with you the things I love the most about the life here.   1. SITTING ON GRASS You… Continue reading

Marvel in the city. Brussels, Belgium

During my strolls around Ixelles Ponds at Flagey in Brussels I often see baby ducks with their parents on the lake. Yesterday there was another beautiful surprise! A couple of white swans with… Continue reading

Cats in Brussels, Belgium

I decided to dedicate a post to…cats: Belgian cats. They often sit bored behind a window, looking outside on the street and may occasionally  extend a paw if you touch the glass. In… Continue reading

Mons, Belgium

Mons is a francophone city in Belgium. It was lovely to visit, not just because of the main sights, but also because it was Sunday morning and the streets were empty and almost… Continue reading

Namur, Belgium

This weekend I’ve visited Namur, a francophone Belgian city. It was sunny in the morning, but shortly after the typical Belgian clouds covered the sky. I don’t like to shoot in this kind… Continue reading

Waterloo Battlefields, Belgium

On June 18, 1815 took place on of the greatest battles in Europe – the Battle of Waterloo where the French army (led by Napoleon) was defeated by the army of the Seven… Continue reading

Palace of Justice in Brussels, Belgium

In the hallway of the Palace of Justice in Brussels I had the same overwhelming feeling I had in St. Peter Basilica in Vatican. It can be impressive with its size and architecture.… Continue reading

Petit Sablon Garden in Brussels, Belgium

This lovely, little garden in Brussels is at few minutes walk from the Palace of Justice, across Notre-Dame Church in Sablon Place. Tulips and leafy trees / Lalele si pomi inverziti primavara in… Continue reading

Spring came sooner this year – Brussels

(This post is dedicated to my mother) Under the sunshine Brussels is a beautiful city. Compared to last year’s winter when it snowed until the end of March, this winter in Brussels was… Continue reading

Bouillon, Belgium

Bouillon is a touristic francophone city in Belgium, situated at the border with France and which dates back in the 10-11th century. Bouillon is crossed by the Semois river and can be admired… Continue reading

Durbuy, Belgium

Durbuy is a francophone Belgian city,  considered to be “the smallest town in the world” (title given in the 14th century, which nowadays is not justified anymore, because Durbuy’s population grew and today… Continue reading

9 Brussels essentials

1. An Umbrella Summer or winter, you don’t know when it rains on you. Belgium is known for its capricious, rainy weather, so it might be a good idea to have an umbrella… Continue reading

Evening around Flagey in Brussels

Ixelles is one of the 19 neighborhoods (communes) in Brussels. Place Flagey and the Ixelles Ponds are the most famous parts of Ixelles . Following are photos made during this clear winter evening.… Continue reading