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Monuments in Brussels Belgium
October 13, 2020

Monuments in Brussels Belgium

The Palace of Culture, right, the tallest building in the Polish capital, is lit in the colors of the Belgian flag in solidarity with the victims of the attacks in Brussels, in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday March 22, 2016. AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski Nagyardei Stadium is illuminated with the Belgian national colours in Debrecen, 226 kms east of Budapest, Hungary…

Dinner in the Sky in Brussels, Belgium
September 13, 2020

Dinner in the Sky in Brussels, Belgium

10 years later, Dinner in the Sky has criss-crossed the skies of more than 40 countries… In Europe, to be sure, but also in Australia, India, Dubai, South Africa, Brazil, the United States, Canada, Japan, Colombia and Mexico. Over the course of the past five years, we have arranged some incredible dinners. We can cite, for example, the dinner organised in the…

Brussels Belgium Currency
September 8, 2020

Brussels Belgium Currency

The Euro is the official currency of Belgium . The Euro was launched in two stages. First, in January 1, to became the new official currency of 11 EU Member States, replacing the old national currencies - such as the Belgian Franc. It was introduced in the virtual form for bank transactions. The second stage, in January 2002, was when the Euro officially appeared…

Mini Europe Brussels Belgium
September 3, 2020

Mini Europe Brussels Belgium

Brussels Mini Europe was a team effort commissioned by the Belgian government and opened by Prince Philip in 1989. The large park is filled with 350 1:25 scaled models which resemble surprisingly well the actual buildings, sites and monuments of famous European cities. You can walk past the Grand Place in one minute and come face to face with a rumbling Mount…

Accommodation in Brussels Belgium
August 29, 2020

Accommodation in Brussels Belgium

Belgijos sostinė yra verta dėmesio ne vien dėl šokolado ir alaus. Briuselis yra Europos politikos centras ir įvairių kultūrų susiliejimo vieta. Tarp didmiesčio šurmulio galite rasti ir puikių vietų trumpoms atostogoms mieste. Pasivaikščiokite po didžiulį istorinį centrą, aplankykite vieną iš daugelio muziejų, apsipirkite arba pasimėgaukite gurmaniškais patiekalais…

Real estate in Brussels Belgium
August 19, 2020

Real estate in Brussels Belgium

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Belgium Brussels Attractions
August 9, 2020

Belgium Brussels Attractions

Don’t let Belgium’s relatively small size fool you, since it has more to do per square mile than most other places on earth. And best of all for the traveler, it’s a comparatively easy place to get around and English is widely spoken. By Jim Ferri Despite it being one of the most popular and beautiful countries in Europe, Belgium confuses many travelers. The…

Hilton Brussels Belgium
July 15, 2020

Hilton Brussels Belgium

Carrefour de l Europe 3 Brussels, 1 Belgium Location Summary Just moments from the splendid Grand Place, and directly opposite Central Station, the Hilton Brussels Grand Place hotel places guests in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Brussels; within easy reach of cultural and historical attractions, shopping, bars, restaurants and lively entertainment. Banquets…

Temperature in Brussels Belgium
June 25, 2020

Temperature in Brussels Belgium

The authors examine the local impact of change in impervious surfaces in the Brussels capital region (BCR), Belgium, on trends in maximum, minimum, and mean temperatures between 1960 and 1. Specifically, data are combined from remote sensing imagery and a land surface model including state-of-the-art urban parameterization—the Town Energy Balance scheme. To (i)…

Sheraton Brussels Belgium
June 20, 2020

Sheraton Brussels Belgium

Sheraton Brussels filed for protection from creditors late October and today filed for bankruptcy in Belgian court. Sheraton is the largest hotel in Brussels with 511 rooms and more than 200 employees. According to the Belgian newspapers, the agreement with Starwood is scheduled to end on December 31, 2016, and key Sheraton executives have been fired. Company…

Brussels Belgium Airport
June 15, 2020

Brussels Belgium Airport

The Belgian royal family and Prime Minister Charles Michel today led commemorations for the 32 people killed in the Brussels airport bomb attacks a year ago. Airport staff, security and rescue personnel stood watch as King Philippe laid a wreath outside the departure hall of the Belgian capital’s Zaventem airport, where 16 people lost their lives. The names of…

Activities in Brussels, Belgium
May 26, 2020

Activities in Brussels, Belgium

Brussels, the center and capital of Europe, offers so much to tourists that many people find it hard to stay for only a short amount of time. Historical landmarks, beer houses, and art museums are just some of the many things to do in Brussels. While there are many Brussels excursions to experience during your vacation, the best place to visit when you first…

Museum Brussels Belgium
May 21, 2020

Museum Brussels Belgium

The Horta Museum is located in the private house and studio of Victor Horta (1861-1947). Built between 1898 and 1901 at 23-25, rue Américaine in Saint-Gilles, Brussels, the two buildings are typical of Art Nouveau at its height. The interior decoration has largely been retained, the mosaics, stained glass, and wall decorations forming a harmonious and elegant…

Restaurants in Brussels, Belgium
May 6, 2020

Restaurants in Brussels, Belgium

Mermaiding. (Picture: REUTERS/Yves Herman) Ever fancied eating your dinner in the bottom of a swimming pool? Yeah, us neither. A bakery in London is selling kiwi sorbet bars covered in fuzzy chocolate But as we’ve learned from the naked restaurant, the place that serves food on iPads, and all the other absurd food-serving venues we’ve seen over the years, it…

Things to See in Belgium Brussels
April 11, 2020

Things to See in Belgium Brussels

Brussels has the honour of being not just the capital of Belgium but also that of the entire European Union. From a small 10th-century fortress town, Brussels has grown into a multilingual, multicultural city. However, it still retains its old-world charm and quintessentially European feel. Here’s our pick of the top 10 things to do in Brussels – no, it’s not…

Brussels Belgium Language
March 22, 2020

Brussels Belgium Language

Why is English not an official language in an international city such as Brussels? Brussels is bilingual: French and Dutch are the official languages there. Yet Brussels is home to only a minority of Flemish people. This may sound strange, but the reason is simple. For centuries, Brussels was a Dutch-speaking city and today it is still the capital of Flanders…

Flights to Brussels Belgium
March 17, 2020

Flights to Brussels Belgium

BUH Bucharest BRU Brussels TLV Tel Aviv BRU Brussels CMN Casablanca BRU Brussels LJU Ljubljana BRU Brussels Brussels, Belgium’s capital city, can be reached through Brussels Airport. Several of the major carriers fly into this airport, making flights to Brussels easily accessible. Tourists whose flights have touched down can catch a train to Brussels’ three main…

Apartments for rent in Brussels Belgium
February 26, 2020

Apartments for rent in Brussels Belgium

Home to EU bureaucrats, world-famous chocolate and a small statue of a boy peeing, Brussels has its own unique character. Although property prices in the capital are the highest in the country, they re still significantly cheaper than London or Paris. Brussels accommodations: a brief overview When first looking for an apartment in Brussels, the first hurdle you…

History of Brussels Belgium
February 21, 2020

History of Brussels Belgium

Brussels was a location for settlement since prehistory but it became a noteworthy settlement after Saint Gery built a chapel on the banks of the Senne River in 695, now called Place Saint Gery. The city of Brussels was officially founded in 979 by Charles, Duke of Low Lotharingia, who set down Brussels’ first city charter. Since then Brussels has seen many rulers…

Brussels Belgium Points of Interest
February 6, 2020

Brussels Belgium Points of Interest

Traveling in Belgium brings forth images of medieval rooftops, lovely canals, tasty beer, and even more indulgent chocolates. However, there is much for one to see in this remarkable European country, where time seems to move at a slower pace and the people are friendly and welcoming to tourists. From modern cities boasting designer shops and glamorous galleries…

Breweries in Brussels Belgium
January 22, 2020

Breweries in Brussels Belgium

Keeping watch A monk oversees brewing at a Trappist monastery in Belgium. Photograph: Charles D. Cook/CAMRA Forget tours of French vineyards: discerning drinkers are heading to Belgium in search of fine beers - and this week sees the publication of a guide to help them. Author Tim Webb explains where to find the best brews in Brussels The Germans may be top…

Hostels in Belgium Brussels
January 12, 2020

Hostels in Belgium Brussels

Brussels, Belgium Brussels@Heart is a charming guest house in the centre of Brussels. Walk in a few minutes to the main shopping areas and metro stations and relax in your suite with free Wi-Fi access. “Great guesthouse, a great alternative to standard … stay again. Big bonus: no check in or check out!” — Peter United Kingdom Maison Az is a boutique bed and breakfast…

Best things to do in Brussels Belgium
December 23, 2019

Best things to do in Brussels Belgium

The capital of Belgium, Brussels, is a fascinating place with stunning architecture and fascinating history packed into every street and alleyway. The vibe of the city is hard to put your finger on. Sometimes it seems very business and bureaucracy focused, it is after all the administerial centre of the EU, but at other times it feels laid back and does not take…

What to do in Belgium Brussels?
December 8, 2019

What to do in Belgium Brussels?

Q How could the attackers get access to a supposedly secure area of Brussels airport? Because, sadly, there is nothing secure about the “landside” areas of western European airports - Arrivals or Departures before the security checkpoint. All the current focus is on preventing terrorists gaining access to aircraft with weapons. No routine checks are made on people…

Brussels Belgium flag
November 14, 2019

Brussels Belgium flag

The arches of Wembley Stadium were illuminated (Picture: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images) Landmarks across Britain were illuminated with the colours of the Belgian flag tonight, paying tribute to the victims of the Brussels terror attacks. As Belgium observes a period of national mourning a number of London locations lit up in black, yellow and red. At the National…

Brussels Belgium Images
September 5, 2019

Brussels Belgium Images

(Left) A police officer directs passengers in a smoke-filled terminal at Brussels airport after explosions on Tuesday morning. (Right) The blown-out windows of Zaventem airport, seen after the attack. Ralph Usbeck via AP; Peter Dejong/AP hide caption toggle caption Ralph Usbeck via AP; Peter Dejong/AP Police tried to impose order and directed survivors to safety…

Attractions in Belgium Brussels
August 16, 2019

Attractions in Belgium Brussels

The Leuven Town Hall looks more like a cathedral than a seat of government, perhaps because the 236 statues that adorn it are set in religious scenes. These statues are on the hall’s three floors, each floor representing different people who were important to the city’s heritage. Built in the mid-15th century, the Gothic style town hall is very ornate, seeming…

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