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Brussels Belgium chocolate
July 29, 2017

Brussels Belgium chocolate

Founded in 1919, Mary is the grande dame of Belgian chocolate. For 90 years it has been on the rue Royale, the smartest street in Brussels, a short walk from the palace of the Belgian royal family, and it has been the holder of a Royal Warrant since 1942. George W Bush bought some chocolates here, but don t let that put you off. A trip to this famous shop is…

Sightseeing in Brussels Belgium
July 10, 2017

Sightseeing in Brussels Belgium

If you don t have much time to explore the wonders of Brussels then these 3 Bus Stop are the ones for you! First hop-off at Bus Stop 4 (the blue line) at Atomium, one of Brussels wackiest tourist attractions! A Or for the historians out there, take the red line and hop-off at Bus Stop 2 to see the Palace Royale. Dated back to the 18th century and situated in…

Where to Go in Brussels Belgium?
July 8, 2015

Where to Go in Brussels Belgium?

Brussels is the bilingual capital that delights in contradiction. Its streets are signed in French and Dutch (to everyone’s confusion); its most iconic landmark is a tiny statue of a boy urinating (the Mannekin Pis), which symbolizes not just its people’s attitude to authority but their enduring deadpan humor; and it simultaneously boasts some of the grandest…

Brussels Belgium area code
November 29, 2015

Brussels Belgium area code

Location: USAG Benelux - Brussels is located on the Northeastern side of Brussels, about 5 minutes drive from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters, and one hour drive from Chievres Garrison near SHAPE (Belgium) and the US Army Garrison Shinnen (Netherlands). The city of Brussels is known as the Capital of Europe. Not only does it host…

Belgian Waffles in Brussels
February 28, 2014

Belgian Waffles in Brussels

The Waffle Workshop starts on Brussels Grand Place with a short walking tour and introduction to the delicious world of Waffles. Then serious stuff starts when we go to the actual workshop, split in teams and start cooking. After making the batter, some demonstration and a tasting session, the participants are invited to make their own waffles and decorate them…

Best Place to Stay in Brussels Belgium
December 16, 2014

Best Place to Stay in Brussels Belgium

Choose where to stay in Brussels from the city’s varied neighborhoods. Use this guide to find the right Brussels hotel to suit you. City centre All roads in Brussels’ medieval city centre lead to the mighty Grand’Place, recalling centuries past with its step-gabled guild houses and ornate Town Hall. Lanes fanning out from the square hide shops, restaurants, cafés…

Brussels University Belgium
February 16, 2017

Brussels University Belgium

Welcome to the Université libre de Bruxelles! BRUSSELS, A CITY ON HUMAN SCALE In the heart of Europe, just 1h20 by train from Paris, 1h30 from Amsterdam, and 1h50 from London and Cologne, Brussels offers all the advantages of a capital city and the quality of life of a large and lively town. Brussels is home to all the major European institutions. It is the official…

Places to Stay in Brussels Belgium
April 5, 2017

Places to Stay in Brussels Belgium

Belgium’s capital may be known for the imposing, picture-postcard Baroque architecture at its heart, and the sleek, glass and steel structures of the European Quarter, but you can stay in this stately city without paying over the odds. There are cheap hotels to be found in the sought-after Grand Place zone, putting you within ambling distance of the historic…

Nemo 33 Brussels Belgium
April 5, 2017

Nemo 33 Brussels Belgium

In the early 90’s, diver and traveler John Beernaerts used a table mat to sketch out his brainchild for a friend during dinner, a marvelous pool for training divers that would be first-rate, so much so that it would recreate the conditions of Bora Bora. Beernaerts recognized the vast difference between learning to dive in the blue lagoons of the exotic island…

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