Daily Flips: Sun is out! at the Place de la Cathedral…

Weather can be very unpredictable in Belgium. This summer hasn’t been all sunny and warm. In fact, the past week was very rainy with autumn-like temperatures. But hey! Today, the sun’s out and so is the rest of the town. I guess we are all in “Profiter du Soleil” mode (a common french phrase meaning…

Daily Flips: Watching the World Cup 2014 finals

A friend invited me to join them to watch the World Cup 2014 finals in Aachen, Germany. From Liege, Aachen is the closest German city which is roughly around 60 km away. The town was very quiet with close to empty streets when we arrived. But, the tranquility suddenly changed to loud shouts and cheers, fireworks…

Bueren en Fleurs 2014

The stairs of the Montagne de Bueren were filled with potted plants and flowers for an exhibit called “Bueren en Fleurs” organized by the plantation de la ville de Liege. Bueren en Fleurs is a biennial event that happens usually at the beginning of June and this year is just the third installation of the exhibit. Montagne…

Daily Flips: Taste of Sicily in Liège

Last weekend, as I was walking towards Place St.-Lambert in the city center, I accidentally came across a market/trade show about food, other produce as well as arts and crafts of Sicily. There were programs and some live music as well. Didn’t took much photos as my camera’s battery had ran out after a few…

Daily Flips: Montagne de Bueren, Liege

In a small passage way tucked in between the brick walls of centuries old building in the middle of the historic core is a stairway and perhaps another icon of Liege city. The Montagne de Bueren is the fastest but certainly not the easiest way to go up to the Citadelle de Liege. With its name’s…

Daily Flips: Citadelle de Liege

There are no mountain ranges and high peaks within Belgium, as this country is considered as “low-country” just like its neighbor Netherlands. Liege province is located a little further to the south towards Luxembourg and in the border of Germany where one can notice a sloping and slightly hilly feel to the region. The highest…