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What To Do In Ghent: The Best Small Town In Europe

Wondering what to do in Ghent? Ever even heard of Ghent? Hint: It’s in Belgium! Ghent happens to be one of the most beautiful cities I have ever seen in Europe. That’s a pretty big claim, I know, but it happens to be true. It truly lives up to my claim as being the “best small town in Europe”. I’ve been to Bruges and Brussels, and whilst I love Brussels, Ghent wins out for small city...

Brussels Flea Markets & Antique Eye-Candy

You may have already read that we loved Brussels and had a great time there. The atmosphere, the people and the beer are three reasons off the bat that I can recommend you add Brussels to your no-doubt already inflated European itinerary. On our last trip there we were headed out for a final afternoon in Brussels and stopped in at the Brussels Flea Markets which is bang in the middle of funky streets exploding with...

What To Do In Brussels: Visiting The Hipster’s Paradise

Trudy (my better half) is going to be writing a bit more for the blog now, woohoo! Here are her views on our recent trip that should help out if you’re wondering what to do in Brussels and some of the things you can get up to. We had a lot of fun, Brussels is definitely a city we could easily move to! Of course we use the word ‘hipster’ a little tongue-in-cheek, but Brussels was funky and fun...

The Hergé Museum in Brussels – The World of TinTin and Georges Remis

On a recent trip to Brussels we stopped in at The Herge museum. It was awesome. If you haven’t heard of Georges Remi aka RG aka Hergé – well he happens to be the author of the fantastic TinTin. You’ve heard of TinTin, right? Trudy and I both grew up reading him (along with Asterix & Obelix of course), and because we were visiting Brussels we couldn’t resist stopping in at this wonderful museum...

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