• Belgium
  • Photo Series: The Surreal Experience of Aalst Carnaval, Belgium

    Firehose Float, Aalst Carnaval

    You would have had to be living under a rock to not have heard of Carnival before. Around the world, people celebrate this religious observation in all manners. The best known festivals arguably are in Rio de Janeiro, Venice and New Orleans’ iconic Mardi Gras.¬†However, there are also plenty of lesser known celebrations globally, including […]

  • Belgium
  • Elsewhere: Lively and Lovely Leuven, Belgium

    Grote Markt Leuven

    How the city of Leuven isn’t a bigger deal in Belgium is beyond me. This small city in the region of Flanders is simply full to the brim with stellar¬†attractions that I think can stand toe-to-toe with Belgium’s best. Leuven flaunts a distinctive UNESCO site, one of the most remarkable libraries I’ve visited and a […]