Ibis Brussels Expo-Atomium
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIbis Brussels Expo-Atomium Grimbergen
Rooms were a little small, but beds were comfortable and the room was clean. Also there was a great variety at the breakfast buffet!
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Today in Sunday, March 30th, 2014 and it's day four of our school trip to Europe. Today we are headed to Brussels, Belgium. Anyways, today we got up at 7:00 a.m. We are leaving at 9:00 a.m so we didn't have to be up so early. Once we got dressed we headed down for breakfast. It was so much quieter this morning! We were the first girls down their …
In The Netherlands we had 5 lanes of great roads (Tick Yet Again!) BUT on crossing the border into Belgium it was all change. Torrential rain, poor visibility, a massive drop in temperature to about 15 and then traffic jams for what felt like miles. Note to self, avoid Antwerp, traffic jam city, even mid-afternoon on a Tuesday.
Leaving the motorway at Grimbergen, Tom Took us almost straight to the campsite with only a minor toilet stop on the way.
We stayed at Camping Grimbergen, a very nice and probably the cleanest camping ground I've ever been to. The sanitary places are amazing ;) The prices are really good.
It is a bit away from Brussels but the camping possibilities in Brussels itself are very limited so it was a good alternative. Getting there was a bit messy but we enjoyed our stay.
Grimbergen itself is not very spectacular, it was only a drive through.
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I got back to Brussels around 5:30pm and headed to the hostel to drop off some things and then headed straight out for dinner at Hard Rock Café. It was my 40th one in total, so I was pretty happy to celebrate that milestone with an awesome Belgian beer, and a great meal, as expected. After dinner I walked up to a car museum called Autoworld where I met Pete (Soupy). He is a friend through another friend Paul, ...
... t get very far if you only know Dutch. She said you only benefit yourself for learning more languages. She said that if you know French, Spanish, English, and Italian, you can get by anywhere in Europe.
The friend I made, Kunal, he knows Spanish, French, English, and is studying Italian at University.
I learned a lot and really appreciated hearing their perspectives on language and culture.
I left in the morning to Amsterdam...