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Peace and Remembrance in Flanders Fields, Belgium

The lovely modern farm fields of Belgium and France are dotted with villages, beer-brewing monasteries, and church steeples. It’s difficult to imagine this idyllic landscape filled with mud trenches and home to the horrific battles of World War I during the early 20th century. Today Flanders Fields, Belgium is an important monument for peace and remembrance. Flanders for peace Flanders, Belgium became the […]

Ghent with Kids – Belgium’s Hidden Gem Uncovered

Ghent, Belgium is quickly becoming the no longer hidden gem of Europe. Welcoming to families, this city is filled with beautiful buildings and canals to explore as well as tasty treats to try. Here are some things to look for during your visit to Ghent with kids. Ghent Fest When planning our trip, we had no […]

Northern European Christmas Market Recommendations from Mamas in the Know

Years ago my husband returned from a December work trip to Germany and brought with him wonderful stories about the country’s incredible Christmas markets filled with street vendors and warm, mulled wine served in little glass boots. He purchased several of these boots as well as German ornaments for our tanenbaum. Ever since then I have wondered […]