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Tongeren – Amazing antique market

“I am sitting here with the smile of a Cheshire cat feeling as relaxed and rejuvenated as I would after a day at the spa. I have found my Mecca, at least on Sundays.” It might sound a bit dramatic, but truly, for antique lovers, history aficionados, museum goers, or flea market treasure seekers, this […]

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Brussels, Belgium — Grand Place Plus

Go to Brussels: I love Brussels. A beautiful, friendly, historic town within easy day-trip distance has everything that you could want from history and culture, to zoos and amusement parks, to delicious chocolates and waffles worth camping on the corner for. The drive: Almost exactly 1.5 hours by car unless you hit traffic. Avoid the […]

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Large Antique Shop – Ophoven. BL

Reader Recommendation… Here is where some friends found a beautiful hall tree for only 30 Euros and some wonderful old wooden picture frames. This is a place where bargains can be found, but you might have to dig a little. Efel Antiquein Ophoven, BelgiumN 51 degrees 07.331E 005 degrees 48.041 Open Weekends Looking for something […]

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Liege Market, Belgium

Where can you buy your eggs, dried kiwi, brie round, tacky t-shirt, and a live peacock all in one convenient location? Ever Sunday morning from 0800 until 1400, there is a very large market called La Batte in Liege, Belgium, only about an hour from GK. So, when my mother came to visit, I took […]

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Drielandenpunt Viergrenzenweg 97 6291 BM VAALS Tel +31 (043) 306 52 00 Fax + 31 (043) 306 59 45 E-mail   In Vaals, NL, only about 45 minutes from the GK area, you’ll find Drielandenpunt. The “Three land point” is the highest point in the Netherlands and the place where the borders of […]

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