Photo Friday: Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp, Belgium

  The construction of the Gothic-styled Cathedral of Our Lady, a Roman Catholic cathedral that is a centerpiece of Antwerp, Belgium, was started in the middle of the 14th century, although not completed until 1518. It features exemplary Gothic architecture, yet also blends well with the ornate Baroque architecture of the rest of the city. The interior […]

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Photo Friday: Antwerp City Hall

Built in the mid 1500s, Antwerp’s Renaissance-styled City Hall rings the Great Market Square. The façade of the building has been influence by classic Renaissance styling, with overpowering mullioned windows and Doric and Ionic columns. The ornamental center section holds female statuary representing Justice, Prudence, and the Virgin Mary, the latter mirroring the cultural heritage

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Summer Music in Belgium

Les Francofolies, Spa, Belgium

It’s a spring and summer of music in Belgium, with events and festivals spanning a variety of musical genres.  Belgium is easily accessible from many other European countries, so a musical getaway is affordable and enjoyable.  Take a look at what’s on the calendar: Botanique Nights Festival – Brussels, May 13-22, 2011.  The Botanique is

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