Point + Shoot: Busy in Bruges

The overwhelming topic of the weekend was our first bed and breakfast booking in our room at the top of the house. You can read all about it here (it includes travel vouchers!). Friday was all about cleaning, still putting the last items of the house in order, ready to welcome the first guests. Loads […]

Our first AirBnB booking

We got listed on AirBnB last week and already got our first couple of guests. If you don’t yet know AirBnB and you want to book at our or any other families house for your next holiday click here www.airbnb.com you’ll get 22 euro travel credit (but only if you book through this link). AirBnB is a […]

Bruges surroundings by Bike: Ryckevelde Castle

Ryckevelde forest and castle is exactly 4km by bike from our bed and breakfast. A doable distance for a cycling trip with the toddler on the back seat without her getting to cold. The forest domain has a very versatile network of paths. Cyclist, horses and pedestrians are catered for, but there are also signs indicating the walking trails […]

Brilliant little bread rolls recipe

Do you know those delicious hot bread rolls they serve at the better French restaurants? Or on breakfast buffets in fancy hotels! I found the key to making them and it’s dead easy! I am so happy I accidentally twisted a little recipe originally from Libelle magazine, …  … as whenever I used regular yeast my […]

Point+Shoot: A weekend full of play!

Saturday morning the little one’s dad -again- didn’t make the regular skype call at 8am uk time / 9 am Belgian time as he wasn’t in his own house and so called he had lousy connection. After about half hour of chatting about his responsibilities he had so called connection, but not to show his […]

Word of the week: Soaked

We were planning to head out on wednesday afternoon after school which would have been a great #countrykids post, but fate decided differently… After lunch we went downstairs to leave and found the entire ground floor flooded. A cm of water everywhere! All still unpacked boxes were…. soaked. Earlier that day Vandenborre had delivered and ‘fully […]