BEST WESTERN Hotel Royal Centre
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Smoking rooms available
- Room service
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Back on the train we arrived in the capital of Belgium, Brussels. A quick trip uphill to the hotel to check in then it was back downtown to check out the city center. Our first stop was the Grand Place square filled with people to admire the stunning architecture. Restaurants and museums line the square, with each building being equally as …
... we quickly found a nice café (as there was a thunderstorm about to break) serving yummy mini pizzas and of course Belgian beer. I have to make 3 points here;
- Belgian Beer is by far superior in taste and alcohol content.
- You can buy alcohol in any ...
... Once we finally tore ourselves away from the horrors unfolding in the news, we headed over to the Port du Hal, a lone tower that at one point had been part of the medieval and early modern city walls. The exhibits inside were well put-together, if a little creepy at times. The horses that modeled the horse-armor and mounted knight were taxidermied and showing their age (nevermind they were the wrong type of horse). As a medievalist and historian, however, ...
... speaks Dutch and the southern half speaks French, so I prepared to use some of the limited French I had picked up from David. I asked the first shopkeeper, "Parlez-vous anglais?" (Do you speak English?) He did, but couldn't break the large bills I had. I had better luck with the second shop and a very nice Belgian woman gave me the smaller bills I needed. I met up with David and we bought the train tickets and were on the way. We took the train from ...
... stop on at the Tintin boutique, we stopped at a restaurant with a very laid back vibe called "Fin du Siecle". We sipped on a Leffe Brun and a Peach beer while dining on some delicious grilled shrimp brochettes on basmati and grilled gambas (big shrimp) with a baked potato. The meal tasted just like home-cooking. Fantastique! Tonight was an early to bed night as we are heading home tomorrow! One more blog to ...