Looking for special places to stay in Belgium? We’ve got you covered. In Swedish the word fika means coffee break, usually accompanied by fringe benefits like cake, cookies and friends. We discovered Fika means something else as well: staying in the lovely b&b of Carl and Hilde in the west of Belgium. Watch out, it’s only a matter of time before the Swedish dictionary confirms this.
Places to stay in Belgium: b&b Fika
The only thing that’s hard to come by, is a nice place to stay. That is: unless you’re a big fan of brownish interiors and cold tile floors. Because in that case you have plenty of choice. So when owners Carl and Hilde opened their bed and breakfast last summer, it didn’t take long for them to catch our attention.
Sweden was a big source of inspiration, and not just because it has been fashionable for a few years now. Carl and Hilde have been spending Christmas holidays with their two children in the Scandinavian country, long before Swedish design became de rigueur.
The way Carl and Hilde talk about their region, makes you want to move there immediately. They provide their guests with precious tips to discover the area, be it a delicious bakery across the border with France, gorgeous hikes in nearby nature reserves or silent witnesses of the first World War.
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