Travel Blogs from Belgium

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Sussing out the good stuff, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Sussing out the good stuff

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... that we had the night before plus a bit more.  I am not a big chocolate eater and don't really like the famous Belgium brands but walking into a store and looking through the bins and mounds of tempting treats is a lot of fun and in such cases, I ...

Brussels - Day 13, Ixelles, Belgium travel blog

Brussels - Day 13

A travel blog entry by tammyandsteve

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This morning we walked around Amsterdam as we had some time before our train left around 1:00. The day before we saw the I am Amsterdam sign by the museums so we went over there to take pictures of it. Of course, it is impossible to get pictures ...

Brussels and chocolates, Dinant, Belgium travel blog

Brussels and chocolates

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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We started the day by discovering the secrets of Belgian chocolates.  We visited a local chocolatier and received an education briefing. Next we discovered Bruseels.  We visited the Grand Palace and saw Manneken Pis, a symbol of Brussels. The ...

Bruges by numbers, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Bruges by numbers

A travel blog entry by peyton

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... 's "New Frontier," (incongruously) Lovin' Spoonful's "Summer in the City" and The Carpenters' "Close to You." Pax Americana.] Belgium is home to roughly 10-million people, with the Dutch-speaking Flemish mainly in the north and the French-speaking ...

Lets go somewhere that's open, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Lets go somewhere that's open

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... got a discount and it was only a short leg so wasn't too much. Since we had no choice anyway (unless we didn't go to Belgium) we booked our tickets and then found somewhere to wait for the half hour till our first train came. After sitting on the floor ...

Day 9 - Brussels to Bruges, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Day 9 - Brussels to Bruges

A travel blog entry by tadtravels

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... St. Nicholas. By about 4 PM, we were on a train from Brussels to Bruges (called Brugge by the Flemish speaking people of Belgium).  It was a relatively smooth, hassle free, and short train ride.  There wasn’t much to see of note between ...

Chocolates and Beer..., Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Chocolates and Beer...

A travel blog entry by chezstar

Well Bec and I had to say goodbye to our tour group in Brugge, Belgium yesterday :( I fought back tears - it's weird how in 28 days you can meet sooo many awesome people and you feel like you have known them forever. Travelled on the awesome Europe ...

Holy Blood and Hoppy Beers in Brugge, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Holy Blood and Hoppy Beers in Brugge

A travel blog entry by valaryr

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... learned in Brugge: first we complained about the heat in Spain and got freezing rain in Northern Europe. Then we complained about the rain and got record heat again in Belgium. No more complaining. Will post about Brussels tomorrow. Tot ziens! ...

Our journey to Paris - Stage Two, Antwerp, Belgium travel blog

Our journey to Paris - Stage Two

A travel blog entry by savagestewart

Antwerp was the second stop. Jaz and Matt were snoozing by then. The countryside was lovely - lots of flat rolling fields - very picturesque and ...

Go to Bruges, everyone else does., Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Go to Bruges, everyone else does.

A travel blog entry by laters

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We headed into town as soon as we could. My first impression was "yeah, I can see why people love Bruges." And I could see how these people think it is just the absolute best little medieval town ever in the whole wide world. I'm thinking these people ...

In de buurt van Lierneux, Lierneux, Belgium travel blog

In de buurt van Lierneux

A travel blog entry by bosnl

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De ochtend in Wiltz begint zeer zonnig. Zo zonnig dat we genoodzaakt zijn om 7.30 de tent uit te komen vanwege de warmte. De dag begint natuurlijk met een klim, daarvoor zijn we tenslotte in de Ardennen. Verder weer een mooie weg. Even later besluiten we ...

Exploring the City of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium travel blog

Exploring the City of Ghent

A travel blog entry by carinamjones

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... days exploring the city of Ghent. Like Bruges it has many medieval buildings, canals and old guild houses. Unlike Bruges, Ghent became Belgium's first industrial city in the 19th century and is also home to a large and famous university. It is a bustling, ...

Brussels: Chocolate, Waffles, and Peeing Boys, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Brussels: Chocolate, Waffles, and Peeing Boys

A travel blog entry by mlp5176

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... the planes waiting to take off.  This was going to be a good trip. We had high expectations for what awaited us in Brussels.  Belgium waffles…from BELGIUM?!?!  Yes, please.  Throw in some melt-in-your-mouth chocolate and you have ...

Knokke knokke, Knokke-Heist, Belgium travel blog

Knokke knokke

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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We woke up early, had the 4 euro breaky at hostel, packed lunch, walked to the Belfry and Chrissy met us there. She walked us to the car where Axel was waiting. It was a pleasant surprise to discover they drove a brand new Audi A6. It was so shiny and ...

I believe I can fly...., Brussels, Belgium travel blog

I believe I can fly....

A travel blog entry by mendekie

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Het vliegtuig was groot, althans dat vond ik. In het voorste gedeelte allemaal kleine cabines, voor de bussines class. Daarachter waren de stoelen voor ons gewone burgers ( en Max de militair), wat nog steeds wel luxe was. De tv's in de hoofdsteunen ...

Bienvenue à Bruxelles!, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Bienvenue à Bruxelles!

A travel blog entry by iainabroad

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... et d'Histoire militaire. - Ate more fries, but this time washed em down with Belgian chocolate.  Still wondering about Belgium's obesity rates. - Ran into someone on the street that I knew from my childhood and had yet another 'really small world' ...

Mussels in Brussels, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Mussels in Brussels

A travel blog entry by ameng

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13th May, 2012 By the time we were on the train bound for Brussels, I had bought my third softdrink, which was an Orangina with pulp, however I have found in many European countries the 'chilled' beverages aren't really that cold compared to what we have ...

Soirée de départ à Arlon, Arlon, Belgium travel blog

Soirée de départ à Arlon

A travel blog entry by liviou

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Soiree de depart légèrement arrosé à ...

Great little town, just like the movie but better!, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Great little town, just like the movie but better!

A travel blog entry by fec

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... from there, then walked to the "Upper Town” where the museums and palace is.  One thing I can say for Brussels, and Belgium in general so far, is that they’ve got art placed everywhere in public places.  So went to a museum, saw a ...

A prologue: Disneyland!, Ghent, Belgium travel blog

A prologue: Disneyland!

A travel blog entry by samhancock

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... was for Ben! We didn't want to hang around in Paris though, and headed on to Bruges the next morning to start exploring Belgium. The historic tourist town was as picturesque as I remembered from a trip there many years before, but it was so off-season ...

Two days in Historic Brugge, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Two days in Historic Brugge

A travel blog entry by carinamjones

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... , thanks to a great train promotion, Danny and I returned and explored this historic town some more. The pictures will give you a glimpse of one of the most prosperous cities in the Middle Ages. Today it is one of the main tourist attractions of ...

A Visit to Bruges, Bruges Belgium, Belgium travel blog

A Visit to Bruges

A travel blog entry by miss.chris

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... so green, air is good, food is good. We headed out, not so early, to Bruges. This is a city in the Northern part of Belgium, about 1 hour away. We all piled into the van and had a roomy ride. 1st stop was a castle belonging to the family of Ghislain, an ...

Crazy soldiers at Waterloo, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Crazy soldiers at Waterloo

A travel blog entry by ewilson

So, when we went to Waterloo there were a bunch of people dressed up in classic French soldier uniforms with muskets having a battle with blanks amonongst themselves. It was quite entertaing to watch. They were part of a group that does that sort of ...

Cause i'm lea-ving on a jetplane..., Geraardsbergen, Belgium travel blog

Cause i'm lea-ving on a jetplane...

A travel blog entry by evy_duville

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... 3 days to go, 3 days of enjoying Belgian cuisine, going out with friends, seeing my family, watching some more Sex and the City...Belgium really can be fun ...but the end is near, it's time to go, new experience, new adventure...and i'm ready for ...

Brussels: Grime and Splendor, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Brussels: Grime and Splendor

A travel blog entry by kurtmills

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For all that Brugge was with its Medieval canals and cozy-quaint feeling, Brussels was the opposite with large boulevards with tons of cars, the immense European Quarter, large multinational headquarters and the huge Royal Palace. There was an ...

Beer, chocolate and waffles?, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Beer, chocolate and waffles?

A travel blog entry by clgs

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... was very interesting and housed in a quite beautiful Art Nouveau building), and the Royal Museum of Belgian Art.  The weather in Belgium is a bit like early winter in Melbourne (except that it rains here) and is a bit more humid. Tomorrow we are ...

Among the hordes in Brugge, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Among the hordes in Brugge

A travel blog entry by brucec416

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Well, hasn't this town changed in the past 20 years! Brugge - population 30,000 daily tourists 50,000. The secret of our 1988 tour has been well revealed. Brugge has suffered a little from its entry into the tourist mainstream - nearly all of the ...

Bummer......, Leuven, Belgium travel blog

Bummer......

A travel blog entry by lkjr77

Well, as it turns out after leaving at 8 this morning Brussels has 2 airports. The second isn't marked on the map we have and isn't marked at the train station. We we arrive at the airport this morning only to find out it's the wrong place. With 1 1/2 ...

A day trip to Brugge, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

A day trip to Brugge

A travel blog entry by eugineanded

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Since it is the weekend, Soogine (my sister, who's interning in Belgium this summer) and Miss Chung (the residing cook at the embassy residence)had their days off. We also had Soogine's friend visiting. So we decided to all go to Brugge. Our first ...

Let the trip begin! - Belgium, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Let the trip begin! - Belgium

A travel blog entry by klauridsen

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... .  This was my first impression of Belgian people.    In addition to very friendly people I found the cuisine in Belgium to better than France....GASP....I know.  How can this be? The French diet is very heavily laced with meat of ...

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