Daily Archives: 21/10/2014

Antwerp, Belgium

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Taking the THALYS train from Amsterdam to Antwerp requires a compulsory reservation and an additional 60.00 Euro even if you’re holding a First-class ticket.

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Antwerp Central Station is a spectacle in itself.

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Definitely a bike-friendly city.

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Visit the Chocolate Line shop. When you see the size of the cows in Belgium you’ll understand why the chocolate is so good …

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I’d kiss a frog with chocolate lips … Chocolate Line Shop Antwerp

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All chocolate!

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In Ruben’s House – internationally admired collection of paintings and classical sculpture within

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Ruben’s House Antwerp 10.00 Euro per adult entry.

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William II, Prince of Orange by Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), Ruben’s House Antwerp.

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Ruben’s House – simply magnificient

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So what do city dwellers do on a weekend? Drink, eat and catch up with friends

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Wish I could take one of these home with me …

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Fortress Gate House, Antwerp

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Overlooking the city from the boardwalk and the old sheds by the sea

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St Paul’s Church