Travel Blogs from Belgium

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Packing on the pounds in Belgium, Beerse, Belgium travel blog

Packing on the pounds in Belgium

A travel blog entry by vdc


... as a pair, first a pancake afternoon with bomma and aunt Ingrid and then a dinner party at my childhood friend’s apartment. Belgium may be facing its biggest political crisis in recent memory, but there’s no shortage of the 'eat and be ...

Retour à Leuven, Leuven, Belgium travel blog

Retour à Leuven

A travel blog entry by perleval


Je suis de retour à Leuven aujourd'hui pour montrer la ville à une amie de passage en Belgique et à son ancienne cokoteuse. Pour ceux qui ne sont pas familiers avec le terme, "cokoteuse" vient du verbe "cokoter" - "habiter en kot avec quelqu'un". Et ...

La Saint-Jean à Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

La Saint-Jean à Bruxelles

A travel blog entry by perleval


Ouf, voilà déjà plus d'un mois que je n'ai pas écrit ! Ce dernier mois était très tranquille avec Yannic qui étudiait pour ses examens finaux et moi qui m'habituais à mon nouvel emploi. Entre temps, nous devons aussi trouver le temps de ...

Two Days in Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium travel blog

Two Days in Antwerp

A travel blog entry by carinamjones


On Tuesday and Wednesday Danny and I decided to take advantage of the great railway system here and travel to the Diamond Capital of the world-Antwerp. Enjoy the pictures, I hope they give you a sense of this 'gem' of a city ...

Back to BRU, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Back to BRU

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

September 28 The previous days, Frank had called me to have some chat and offered me to drive with him to Germany where he could bring me to Frankfurt. After some thought I accepted and it was now time for me to leave to Brussels for the last night ...

Brussels, Brussels, Belgium travel blog


A travel blog entry by kellygrugan


... a while, taking pictures then trying to figure out what to do.  Then we went to the Royal Palace where the King of Belgium (that's right, the king of Belgium) lives.  We didn't see the king but the building itself was pretty.  After that ...

Laatste minuutjes in het belgenland!, Zaventem, Belgium travel blog

Laatste minuutjes in het belgenland!

A travel blog entry by magoutski


Zuiderse mentaliteit, nu al! Boarden om 11.45 en we zouden moeten vertrekken om ...

Making Friends, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Making Friends

A travel blog entry by ainaz


Over the past four days I have met more people and made more friends than ever on this trip. I'm learning that travelling alone is not lonely afterall. I have had many helping hands; Free stay at the nicest campsite I have seen in Europe, with offers ...

Belgium = Beer, Chocolate and Frittes, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Belgium = Beer, Chocolate and Frittes

A travel blog entry by thetembas


... , they are doing it right. In Brussels we saw much more diversity than Sweden and Finland. This is not surprising because Belgium had a number of colonies, namely Zaire (Now Congo). People say that some neighborhoods could be mistaken for Kinshasa and ...

Bruges - Belgian Tourist Mecca, Bruges, Belgium travel blog

Bruges - Belgian Tourist Mecca

A travel blog entry by thetembas


Click Here to see photos of beautiful Bruges. Captions hopefully coming soon! Rick Steves says that Brugge is a good stepping stone into the European mainland. This is true for many reasons, the main one being that this place is wildly popular with ...

Brussels:  A Small City, with Big Mussels!!!, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Brussels: A Small City, with Big Mussels!!!

A travel blog entry by rachandshan


Brussels is a relatively small city compared to most in Europe and it’s the capital of the European Union. You would think that would make them a little wheelchair aware. Not so really!! This was a hard city for us to get around. But we trudged on ...

Brugge, First Day (Nathan), Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Brugge, First Day (Nathan)

A travel blog entry by nateandglenn


I don't remember much about the first day in Brugge, except that I was really, really tired for no reason. I'd gotten plenty of sleep the previous night, I had some sort of breakfast (I think), but for absolutely no reason I had zero energy. All I wanted ...

What are we doing in Antwerp?, Antwerp, Belgium travel blog

What are we doing in Antwerp?

A travel blog entry by emiglia

... evening. People tend to show up at this hostel and stay for a lot longer than they thought. In the end, I think Belgium is underrated: the guilded architecture, squares with beautiful fountains, and bars with Belgian beer on tap for less than you ...

pirmā nakts lidostaa!, Charleroi, Belgium travel blog

pirmā nakts lidostaa!

A travel blog entry by vinetasaukane


    Tātad mēs izlidojam no rīgas pus15, Belgija bijam pec viņu laika pus17, ja nemaldos! Lidosta izskatjaas normala. mes atbidijam solinu pie cita soliņa.  un ietaisiijam savu vietu :D  tad mes ...

Waffles, chocolate, fries, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Waffles, chocolate, fries

A travel blog entry by jklezok


... and how trade and commerce took place. After we went through this it was time for some lunch. Now of course you know what Belgium is famous for right? Yeah, waffles. So guess what lunch was....check the obligatory food shot. Afterward we traveled the back ...

Sussing out the good stuff, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Sussing out the good stuff

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... 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


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


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 ...

Belgium: Waffles and Chocolate, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Belgium: Waffles and Chocolate

A travel blog entry by hollyplunkett


... we hadn't seen yet and then caught the bus to the airport.Hopped on the plane and then caught the bus back to Limerick, all without having to run or miss any! It was such a great weekend, and Belgium is an amazing place. Definitely recommend it.   ...

Bruges by numbers, Brugge, Belgium travel blog

Bruges by numbers

A travel blog entry by peyton


... '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


... 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


... 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


... 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 ...

Flight to Brussels, Brussels, Belgium travel blog

Flight to Brussels

A travel blog entry by 3passes3peaks

December 3, 2014 We arrived in Brussels after a 9.5 hour flight from New Dehli tired and anxious to be home. Although the same plane would take us to Toronto we had to deplane with our cabin baggage, go through security (this was real security - not the ...

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

Go to Bruges, everyone else does.

A travel blog entry by laters


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


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


... 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


... 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 ...

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