Category Archives: Brugge

Estaminet ‘T Rijsel – Lille

After our brief visit to Belgium, we stopped by Lille in Northern France.  We wandered the city centre for a while, checking out the local shops and quiet streets.  I bought a new wallet 🙂 We stopped for lunch at … Continue reading

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Lotus biscuits – My favourite!!!

I always remember the first time I tried Lotus speculoos biscuits – and it wasn’t in Belgium.  No.  I was at the world expo in Japan in 2005 and visited the Belgium Pavillion.  Each visitor was given an individually wrapped … Continue reading

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Bistro De Schaar – Bruges

As we had so little time in Bruges, we did a bit of research before deciding on Bistro De Schaar.  There were so many winding roads and little bridges crossing canals, so two out of three of us had our … Continue reading

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Dumon Chocolatier – Bruges

There are many, many, MANY chocolate shops in Bruges.  Every street and lane you walk down, every corner – everywhere you look you will find chocolate shops. The chocolate shops vary in quality and price.  Don’t let the fact that … Continue reading

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Bruges – a chocoholic paradise

As the Icelandic ash clouds prevented us from going home, it gave us an extra weekend in Europe.  We decided to use this time to visit Bruges, which is about a 4 hour drive from London. Bruges is in the … Continue reading

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