Thursday, November 30, 2023

Ashford Castle – The Lakes of Connemara

Mark Browne made a visit to the west of Ireland to experience a region made famous throughout the French speaking world by Michel Sardu’s...

Melchsee-Frutt – ‘Go high or go home!’

In the midst of a ski season characterized by low snowfall, high temperatures and green slopes, Mark Browne explored the little-known Swiss ski resort...

Whiskey, Ireland’s wine

As an aperitif, in a cocktail, in a ‘medicinal’ hot toddy, or as a digestif, there are many ways to enjoy Irish whiskey. “Normalement”, as...

Courchevel – the world capital of skiing

Mark Browne visits one of France’s most renowned resorts. Courchevel is a name synonymous with luxury winter holidays, it is indisputably the world capital of...

Vermeer: The art of the ordinary

On 10 February, the Rijksmuseum opened its first retrospective exhibition of Johannes Vermeer.  Comprising 28 paintings, this show is the most complete overview of the...

The top-ten experiences for your visit to Ireland 

Overflowing with history, abounding in natural beauty and with one of the most welcoming people you’re ever likely to meet. Why wouldn’t you visit...

 ‘Le Quartier Irlandais’: Kitty O’Shea’s and The Wild Geese

St Patrick’s Day (17 March) is fast approaching, there is no better place to celebrate than in one of Brussels’ Irish bars.  James Joyce once...

Satsuma imo: Belgian patissiers celebrate the Japanese sweet potato

This isn’t the orange tuber we know in Belgium, the Japanese sweet potato is sweeter and less fibrous. The good news is that you...

Who am I?

The theme of this year’s PhotoBrussels Festival is Self-Portraiture. This is the 7th time the Korean Cultural Center has participated in this event and,...

Shanghai Kitchen

Catherine Feore visits one of the latest additions to Brussels' dining scene and celebrates that there is - finally - great Chinese food in...
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