I spent my last day in Porto just wandering around. I went wine tasting at Villa Nova de Gaia, hopped on the tram, went around downtown, ate a lot of food (like aloottt!) and just talking to random friendly people! I will definitely miss this place, but this won’t be my last visit. Can’t wait to be here again! 🙂 Advertisements Continue reading Daily Flips: around Porto!
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 before hibernating. Here are some autumn scene around Liege. Continue reading Autumn in Liege, Belgium
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 de Bueren is a unique spot in the historic core … Continue reading Bueren en Fleurs 2014
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 literal translation as the “Bueren Mountain”, the Montagne de Bueren … Continue reading Daily Flips: Montagne de Bueren, 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 natural point within the city of Liege is the hills … Continue reading Daily Flips: Citadelle de Liege
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. This very modern and seemingly futuristic structure was designed by … Continue reading Gare de Guillemins, Liège