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Best things to do in Brussels

Among Europe’s big cities , Brussels doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. Yet Belgium’s capital has prime architecture, public parks, and 19 municipalities, each with its own distinct vibe. These include trendy Ixelles, artsy Saint-Gilles, and the city center with its Grand-Place on the main square, surrounded by opulent buildings. Add to that a unique artistic sense, excellent cuisine, and multilingual conversation — French, Dutch, and German are all official languages, and English i...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Belgium, Brussels, All, Art Nouveau, Nouveau, Gilles, Brussels Belgium, Manneken Pis, Horta, Ixelles, Neuhaus, Hergé, Peyo, Sablon


The Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurants in Brussels, Belgium

If you are looking for the best restaurants in Brussels, Belgium, look no farther. We’ve rounded up our top picks from 15 years of dining in Brussels to bring you those with staying power. Don’t read while hungry! The Brussels restaurant scene is always changing. New hot spots appear and disappear seemingly overnight, especially in hip neighbourhoods like St. Gilles and Ixelles. While we love taste testing what’s new and popular, for us, the best restaurants in Brussels are those with staying ...
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BANAD Festival – Visit Brussels Art Nouveau and Art Déco Masterpieces

Want to visit Art Nouveau and Art Deco buildings in Brussels, Belgium not normally open to the public? The BANAD Festival takes you behind closed tours for guided tours of Brussels most spectacular buildings. Ever since I was young, my top interest when visiting a new place has been architecture. The way buildings look, their style, their colour, the way they are preserved; are what make me say “I like this city.” These things have always been so important to me, when I was a kid, my parents ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Unesco, Belgium, Luxembourg, Brussels, Adrian, Slow Travel, Art Nouveau, Nouveau, Art Deco, Slow Travel In Belgium, What To Do In Belgium, Gilles, Brussels Belgium, Solvay


In defence of Brussels: ‘If you actually know it, you probably love it’

Ignore the sceptics, this is a fabulous city, says a longtime fan – especially Ixelles, the vibrant multicultural quarter where Audrey Hepburn was born Coming home from a holiday last week, I had a brief conversation with the taxi driver about Belgium. He looked at me in his rear-view mirror and said, “Been somewhere lovely, have you?”“Why yes,” I said. “I’ve been to Brussels.” Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Belgium, Brussels, City Breaks, Short breaks, Audrey Hepburn, Europe Holidays, Brussels Holidays, Ixelles, Belgium holidays


Ixelles, Brussels: Belgium’s best-kept secret

Ignore the sceptics, this is a fabulous city, says a longtime fan – especially Ixelles, the vibrant multicultural quarter where Audrey Hepburn was born Coming home from a holiday last week, I had a brief conversation with the taxi driver about Belgium. He looked at me in his rear-view mirror and said, “Been somewhere lovely, have you?”“Why yes,” I said. “I’ve been to Brussels.” Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Belgium, Brussels, City Breaks, Short breaks, Audrey Hepburn, Europe Holidays, Brussels Holidays, Ixelles, Belgium holidays, Ixelles Brussels


Europe’s Coolest Cities

There’s something about Europe that’s just hard to describe—a mysterious pull for travellers all over the world. The French would say it’s a certain je ne sais quoi, but we can venture a guess as to why Europe’s cities are so beloved—they’re filled with history and culture, yet always at the forefront of trends. They have some of the world’s most amazing food (hello, Italy). Above all, they are stunningly beautiful. So where will you go next? Let our guide to Europe’s coolest cities inspire you....
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, Scotland, Spain, Barcelona, Rome, Danube, Unesco, Vienna, Paris, Italy, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Vatican, Brazil


Maison Flagey

This b&b is an Art Nouveau gem that offers a rare opportunity to inhabit an authentic and beautifully maintained mansion, with wonderful features in each room. It is also an oasis of calm, overlooking the ponds of Ixelles, yet just two miles from historic heart of Brussels.
Tags: Art Nouveau, Ixelles, Travel-entity:hotel, Storytype:review


Things to do in Brussels: Top 12 Galleries, Museums, and Art Events

Art enthusiasts will find plenty of things to do in Brussels, Belgium. We share our list of the 12 best museums, galleries, and events for art-lovers in Brussels. Last week, to kick off our series on things to do in Brussels we shared our favourite museums. Because there are SO MANY, we decided to give art museums and galleries in Brussels their own post. Today we’re rounding up our 12 favourite art-related things to do in Brussels. 1. Royal Museums of Fine Arts Old Masters at the Royal Mus...
Tags: Travel, Google, Art, Europe, Attractions, Museums, Belgium, Exhibition, Brussels, Art Gallery, Contemporary Art, Alison, Slow Travel, Tourist Attractions, Art Nouveau, Art Fair


Tag 1 Fahrt von Heerlen ber Gent nach Brssel

An diesem Tag bin ich von Heerlen nach Gent gefahren. Dort habe ich mein Auto geparkt und eine Kirche in der Altstadt und auch Gravensteen angesehen. Danach bin ich nach Brssel gefahren. Dort war ich kurz vor der SolvayZentrale in Ixelles und danach abe
Tags: Travel, Dort, Ixelles, Heerlen


Review: TOM YAM Thai Restaurant in Brussels, Belgium

A new restaurant in Ixelles is taking Thai cuisine to a new level. Monika reviews TOM YAM by Walkin’Thai, in Brussels, Belgium. Keeping with the popularity of Thai cuisine, Brussels has a lot of Thai restaurants, varying from reputed brand names to nondescript restaurants serving stale meats dunked in viscous sauces and curries in the name of Thai food. Thai cuisine celebrates the fusion of different flavours: sour, sweet, salty, spicy, and bitter in an amicable way and this hallmark transform...
Tags: Reviews, Review, Restaurant Review, Belgium, Brussels, Slow Travel, Valentine, Restaurant Reviews, Restaurant In Brussels, Where To Eat In Brussels, Brussels Belgium, Bo, Mathieu, Monika Monika Lamba Saini, Monika, Matthieu