I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't in some kind of holiday dreamland. There we were, in our shorts and bathing costumes building sandcastles on the beach and paddling in the sea.
It was a scorching 27 degrees Celsius - but it was April and we were in Belgium. That's right - Belgium in April!
Belgium is synonymous with lots of the finer things in life - beer, chocolate, moules frites and lace. If you've ever visited this much...