Autumn in Liege, Belgium

It’s that time of the year again; when the sun starts to set early, when you start to feel the chilly air, and the leaves change its color and withers. Autumn prepares you for the cold winter days ahead. In autumn, before the nights become longer, its as if nature gives its one last display of colors…

The Grand Curtius Museum

Ask any locals in Liége how to find the Grand Curtius and they would probably say “that big red building/mansion along the river Meuse”. Walk along the road beside the river Meuse along the Quai La Batte (where the famous La Batte market every Sunday is located) towards Quai de Maestricht, just right before Pont…

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…

Gare de Guillemins, Liège

Probably one of the most (if not the most) notable landmark in Liège, the Gare de Guillemins (Liège-Guillemins train station) is a destination on its own. When I first arrived in Liege, I was greeted by this peculiar train station. It was indeed very different from the typical Victorian to art-deco style European train stations….