In the past 'Praathuisjes' were only used by old men and sailors to catch up with a cup of coffee. Now everyone is welcome.
You think you know Flanders and the Netherlands. But take it from us, you haven’t seen anything yet. British journalist Derek Blyth takes you on micro adventures to L-Spots, hidden and exciting places in the Low Countries.
The bicycle and car sharing that we know today can be traced back to the ‘White Bicycles’ and ‘White Cars’ initiated by the Provo movement.
Derek Blyth lets himself be overwhelmed by the multi-talent Rubens. Or is it by his love for the human flesh?
Dutch artists painted a giant bookcase on an apartment building in Utrecht featuring residents’ favorite books.
Visit any town or city in Belgium and you will find fries. Derek Blyth pays tribute to the humble fritkot.
Did you know there is a Dutch town called Austerlitz with a pyramid nearby, built by Napoleon’s soldiers?
Derek Blyth points out a unique Belgian phenomenon, the trade in paper beach flowers.
Derek Blyth expresses his love for the carillons of Flanders and the Netherlands.
Derek Blyth goes on a literary pilgrimage in Willem Elsschot’s Antwerp.
Derek Blyth hits the road in a very Dutch phenomenon, the caravan.
Derek Blyth ends up in a deserted village that refuses to die.
Derek Blyth visits the Sahara of the North.