Last Sunday (October 9th) was the official opening of the hiking trails around Thor Park which is a renovated mining site in Genk. The opening was organized by Nationaal Park Hoge Kempen in collaboration with other nature agencies and there are in total 11 trails ranging from 2km to 16km. More information about Thor Park and… Continue reading Muddy Hike @ Thor Park
With the season changing, and fall slowly starting to make it's way into the forests, it's actually the perfect time for a Mushroom Walk 😉 It's nothing fancy or so, but it's just a walk in the forest where alongside the route, you will find tons of different types of mushrooms in all shapes, colors… Continue reading Let’s go for a Mushroom Walk!
September always means that the heather or moor (“heide” in Dutch) is in full bloom which means beautiful purple areas in the national park. Since we’re trying to go outside as much as possible during the weekend and discover new things, we thought it would be nice to actually see the heather in bloom. Even… Continue reading Beautiful Purple Fields @ Mechelse Heide
Last weekend was extremely busy for us as we had a full day wedding on Friday and then on Saturday, I wanted to spend the day outside since it was probably one of the last sunny days this summer... So we decided to go to the "blotevoetenpad" in Zutendaal which is a lovely town not… Continue reading Barefoot in Nature with a Toddler
Last weekend was great to be outside especially on Sunday with the temperatures climbing to 22 - 25 degrees. So we decided to go to Stokkem (Belgium) where there is a nature reserve called "Negenoord" where there are wild horses and cows just living freely and people can go into the reserve as long as… Continue reading Nature Walk @ Negenoord Stokkem