The Street Lodge

Liège, Liège, The Ardennes, Belgium | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Liège

Tomb Raider

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

... and went to Utrecht via Maastricht (if you’re not familiar with the Netherlands, take a look at a map. You’ll see this makes no sense). I woke up relatively early and grabbed breakfast at a bakery en route to the train station, feeling awfully proud of myself that I could say “One Chocolate Twist” in Dutch (een Chocolade-Twister, for the curious). I bought my ticket, but missed the train, as I arrived two minutes before it ...

What I Came Here to do - School

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

So I've finished two full weeks of classes, and I have to say, this is so much different than the University of Minnesota. Problem-Based Learning is a completely new concept to me, and I'm still figuring out if I like it.

First of all, there are really no lectures (I actually have a lecture every Wednesday for one of my classes but it is "optional" = ain't gonna happen). Everything is discussion based, and all of the discussions are led by the students ...

Prince Carnaval

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

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... of a sports mascot. So we followed the crowd of people heading over to the Markt where there was a stage set up and people everywhere. There were probably thousands of people filling the square and peering from the windows of the buildings around us. Everything was so festive with people wearing the traditional colors of Carnaval, red, yellow, and green, and flying flags with those colors as well.

This ceremony was the unveiling of the ...

Exploring Maastricht

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

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... up to the City Hall and then stopped and the band was milling around for a while very casually. A Dutch woman came up to us and explained exactly what was going on, we must have looked really confused. The marching band went into the City Hall and unveiled the new clothes for Carnaval to the city government, or something along those lines. It was really cool to have run into that because there is no way we would have known about it otherwise. ...

Arrival Week

A travel blog entry by jamesupdike

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... because why not. The night consisted of a really chill night with a "pub quiz," basically trivia at a pub called Edd's Cafe. We were randomly split up into teams, so on my team there was a guy from Vancouver, a guy from Barcelona, a guy from Argentina, and two girls from Greece. Surprisingly, we got 3rd place! I was embarrassed about how much American pop culture I knew (I knew the first line of the Backstreet Boys "I want it that way" and what Rebecca Black's new single was. ...

   

TripAdvisor Reviews The Street Lodge Liège

5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding