Category Archive: Discover Brussels

Photos of Brussels I took in the past weeks

This is a collection of photos taken during my walks in different neighborhoods in Brussels (Ixelles, Etterbeek and Center)

THE FIRST DAY OF 2015. LA HULPE CASTLE, BELGIUM

How did you spend your first day of this year? I’ve been to La Hulpe castle near Brussels to get some fresh air and made tons of photos.

IT SNOWED IN BRUSSELS. YAY!

Snow came to Brussels yesterday afternoon. So today I had to document the “event” and show you some photos of how is looks like.

Parc Tournay-Solvay in Brussels

Located in Brussels, Belgium, The Tournay-Solvay Park is a romantic place at the edge of the Sonian forest. Check out the photos!

Brussels – two days before Christmas

These photos show you how Brussels looks like 2 days before Christmas 2014.

Belgian winter days at La Hulpe park in Belgium

The photos are taken in one of my favorite places near Brussels: La Hulpe park.

Leopold Parc in Brussels

Leopold Parc is one of my favorite parks in Brussels. Enjoy the photos I took. Isn’t it lovely?

Ixelles, Belgium

Ixelles is a neighbourhood in Brussels, Belgium. Here is how it looks during this warm December day (the warm Belgian winters)

Swans at Ixelles ponds (part 2)

I took a walk around Ixelles Ponds and photographed the swans on the lake. A delight for the eye in the middle of a busy city!

Christmas 2014 in Brussels, Belgium

Every year in Brussels there is a Christmas ‘light and sound’ show in Grand Place. Here are some photos I took this evening.

Parc de l’Abbaye in Brussels

Also known as Abbey Gardens, this small park in Ixelles is one of my favorite places to go for a walk. It has hidden alleys and old, tall trees.

Brussels Park, Black and White

To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in black and white is a delight for the soul. – Andri Cauldwell In color este o incantare pentru ochi.… Continue reading

November evening at La Hulpe, near Brussels

Photos of a warm November evening at La Hulpe, near Brussels, Belgium.

Halloween at Melanges a Trois cafe in Brussels

Great Halloween Party at Melanges a Trois cafe in Brussels

Opening at Melanges a Trois Cafe in Brussels

Melanges a Trois is a cafe opened in Oct 2014 in Brussels by two friends of ours.

Enchanted autumn in Brussels

Enjoy the autumn wherever you are! The colors sure are lovely. Ah, autumn, my favorite season of them all!

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!

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

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

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

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

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

Sun and architecture in Ixelles, Belgium

Ixelles (in French) or Elsene (in Dutch) is a neighborhood in Brussels, Belgium, about which I  wrote also here. Most of the buildings in Ixelles are (like in other parts parts of Brussels)… 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