Tintin Fans: Visit The Herge Museum

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Europe

December 26, 2015

Travel

Tintin Fans: Visit The Herge Museum

The Hergé Museum in Louvain-la-Neuve invites you on a journey through the life of one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century, offering a comprehensive perspective via thousands…

December 26, 2015 | Belgium

Visiting Belgium 2015: My Travel Diary

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Europe

February 25, 2015

Travel

Visiting Belgium 2015: My Travel Diary

BELGIUM: Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a federal monarchy in Western Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts the EU's…

February 25, 2015 | Belgium

The Duke's Palace: A Luxurious Stay in a Historical Hotel

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Europe

February 22, 2015

Hotels

The Duke's Palace: A Luxurious Stay in a Historical Hotel

A memorable stay at the Duke's Palace five years ago made me want to come back. An unmatched experience in Bruges, this beautiful, preserved city is a heaven I'll come back to on a yearly basis. What…

February 22, 2015 | Travel | Belgium

Sofitel Le Louise Brussels: A Professional Luxurious Stay

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Europe

February 22, 2015

Hotels

Sofitel Le Louise Brussels: A Professional Luxurious Stay

I've been to the Sofitel in London, tried the Sofitel in Paris and now Brussels. All Sofitel hotels offer the same luxurious experience one expects. Le Louise is indeed luxurious, but is situated in…

February 22, 2015 | Travel | Belgium

I Trulli: An Excellent Italian in Brussels

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Europe

February 21, 2015

Italian

I Trulli: An Excellent Italian in Brussels

We had had enough eating local specialties. After visiting six restaurants in the last two days, we felt like having some good Italian food. The hotel concierge recommended iTrulli which is also…

February 21, 2015 | Recommended | Belgium

Lola Brussels: I Wouldn't Recommend it to my Friends

International Cuisine | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 21, 2015

International Cuisine

Lola Brussels: I Wouldn't Recommend it to my Friends

I've rarely seen a place that’s as pretentious as Lola... and it's all for nothing. A long restaurant with a view of the kitchen, a white ambiance, a warm light and a bar on the right,…

February 21, 2015 | Restaurants | Belgium

Maison des Brasseurs Mons: Croque Madame and Beer

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Europe

February 21, 2015

Restaurants

Maison des Brasseurs Mons: Croque Madame and Beer

Visiting Mons, the 2015 capital of culture, we stopped for a closer look at the Grand Place. Choosing La Maison des Brasseurs was a pure coincidence. Out of a dozen restaurants and cafes around the…

February 21, 2015 | Reviews | Belgium

Dell'Arte Brugge: Good Value for Money

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Europe

February 20, 2015

International Cuisine

Dell'Arte Brugge: Good Value for Money

As soon as we arrived, the first thing to look up was Dan Huzzard. I remembered, this amazing little brasserie in Bruges, which left me impressed and that was more than five years ago. Closed on…

February 20, 2015 | Restaurants | Belgium

Depla Bruges: Rice Crispy Dark Chocolate Cakes, Nothing Else

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Europe

February 19, 2015

Chocolate

Depla Bruges: Rice Crispy Dark Chocolate Cakes, Nothing Else

Continuing the search for some good chocolate in Bruges, we stopped at Depla. Depla is the classiest of all in the region. A shop with dimmed lights looking sophisticated and neat. A long,…

February 19, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Belgium

Bistro de Pompe: Good Casual Food in Bruges

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Europe

February 19, 2015

French

Bistro de Pompe: Good Casual Food in Bruges

A few meters from our hotel is a small restaurant. We'd heard good things about it and decided to give it a try. Cozy and calm, this bistro welcomes you for dinner since almost all restaurants in…

February 19, 2015 | Recommended | Belgium

Cour St Georges Gent: A Typical Flemish Experience

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Europe

February 19, 2015

International Cuisine

Cour St Georges Gent: A Typical Flemish Experience

It was already 2pm, cold as hell and many restaurants were already closed for the afternoon, so we landed in front of Cour St. Georges.  Inside was pure amazement. An old Flemish style shop…

February 19, 2015 | Recommended | Belgium

Patrick Devos: Below Average, Pretentious Restaurant

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Europe

February 18, 2015

French

Patrick Devos: Below Average, Pretentious Restaurant

For our last night in Bruges, we asked the hotel concierge to show us a fine restaurant. Hidden behind a wooden door, far from the middle of town, we wouldn't have ever have found it ourselves, but…

February 18, 2015 | Restaurants | Belgium

Dumon Chocolates: Not as Good as Expected

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Europe

February 18, 2015

Chocolate

Dumon Chocolates: Not as Good as Expected

Visiting Bruges without tasting their chocolate is like going to the Vatican and not visiting the cathedral.  I've heard Dumon chocolates were of great quality so we stopped for a closer…

February 18, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Belgium

Savarin: The Chef Deserves a Star and More

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Europe

February 18, 2015

French

Savarin: The Chef Deserves a Star and More

Staying in Bruges, we decided to visit the city of Oostende. Located on the waterfront where a famous battle took place during the Second World War, Davarin is a fine diner recommended by The…

February 18, 2015 | Michelin | Belgium

A Special Breakfast at The Duke's Palace Hotel, Bruges

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Europe

February 17, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

A Special Breakfast at The Duke's Palace Hotel, Bruges

Don't you sometimes feel like everything is exceptional? Don't you feel like smiling or even shouting for joy? I felt like talking, sharing and informing everyone around me that I've discovered…

February 17, 2015 | Recommended | Belgium

The Chocolate Line Brugge by Dominique Persoone

Chocolate | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 17, 2015

Chocolate

The Chocolate Line Brugge by Dominique Persoone

After a bad impression at Dumon, I went searching for the Chocolate Line which I found a few meters from the first shop. This shop has been talked about on the Net as a reference point in…

February 17, 2015 | Tasty Discoveries | Belgium

Lunch at The Dominican Hotel Brussels: An Exquisite Experience

International Cuisine | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 16, 2015

International Cuisine

Lunch at The Dominican Hotel Brussels: An Exquisite Experience

It was love at first sight. A glass door opens up to two fireplaces and you can either access the hotel from the right side and head straight to the restaurant or the left side to reach the hotel's…

February 16, 2015 | Recommended | Belgium

Breakfast at The Sofitel Le Louise Brussels

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Europe

February 16, 2015

Breakfast & Coffee

Breakfast at The Sofitel Le Louise Brussels

Down near the lobby is the dining area. A shocking space at first, which looks like a nightclub with its black carpets, marble tables and black leather sofas painted grey, red glasses, decorative…

February 16, 2015 | Restaurants | Belgium

Maison Pierre Marcolini: Haute Chocolaterie and Pure Indulgence

Chocolate | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 16, 2015

Chocolate

Maison Pierre Marcolini: Haute Chocolaterie and Pure Indulgence

I didn't enjoy the chocolates back in Brugges, the first thing I intended to do when we arrived to Brussles was to visit Maison Pierre Marcolini – and thankfully it was an incredible…

February 16, 2015 | Recommended | Belgium

Dandoy: The Speculoos Specialist Since 1829

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Europe

February 15, 2015

Tasty Discoveries

Dandoy: The Speculoos Specialist Since 1829

When I said I was going to Brugge everyone suggested I try chocolate shops and their fries, but bizarrely nobody mentioned Dandoy. The vitrine caught my attention as well as the presence of two shops…

February 15, 2015 | Belgium

Bad: Brussels Airlines' Business Lounge at Brussels Airport

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Europe

February 14, 2015

Airports

Bad: Brussels Airlines' Business Lounge at Brussels Airport

Traveling onboard Middle East Airlines we were shown to the Brussels Airlines lounge. I wished I didn't have to come to the airport so early in the morning. A low ceiling, hundreds of individual…

February 14, 2015 | Travel | Belgium

Fritland Brussels: Wait in Line for a Cone of Fries

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Europe

February 14, 2015

Street Food

Fritland Brussels: Wait in Line for a Cone of Fries

They say you can't come to Belgium and not eat fries... Honestly I don't understand the hype. I've been here a week already and have not found anything extraordinary about their fries. I've smelt…

February 14, 2015 | Belgium

Toscana 21: A Homey Italian Experience...

Italian | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 14, 2015

Italian

Toscana 21: A Homey Italian Experience...

They say that when you hear people speaking the same language of the restaurant's food that means that the locals trust it's good. Here we are at Toscana 21, located near the central district of…

February 14, 2015 | Restaurants | Belgium

The World of Designers Hotels: Bloom Hotel, Brussels

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Europe

April 29, 2013

Spotted Stories

The World of Designers Hotels: Bloom Hotel, Brussels

Hotel BLOOM! in Brussels has recently renewed the hotel and invited 287 creative young artists from different European countries to paint the rooms of the hotel and make it something unique for…

April 29, 2013 | Belgium

Bruges... Is Heaven on Earth

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Belgium

October 12, 2012

Travel

Bruges... Is Heaven on Earth

Bruges is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium. It is located in the northwest of the…

October 12, 2012 | Bruges

Duc de Bourgogne, Bruges, Belgium

Hotels | Bruges Belgium Europe

Belgium

March 12, 2012

Hotels

Duc de Bourgogne, Bruges, Belgium

When planning your trip to a whimsical place such as Bruges, plan it well and plan to stay at the Duc de Bourgogne Hotel which offers 3 star Bruges city center hotel accommodation. The hotel…

March 12, 2012 | Reviews | Bruges

Chez Leon de Bruxelles, Restaurant

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February 26, 2012

Fish & Seafood

Chez Leon de Bruxelles, Restaurant

A unique mussels place. I wouldn’t come here if it weren’t for its reputation as a mussel’s restaurant, but I’m glad I did! The food was delicious and met my expectations.…

February 26, 2012 | French | Belgium

Cafedraal Restaurant Bruges, Belgium

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Belgium

February 25, 2012

French

Cafedraal Restaurant Bruges, Belgium

With a warm and cozy ambiance, this café is a true comfort for the soul. Cafedraal brings out the best of Belgium's history. Located in Bruges, one of the most wonderful cities on earth, the…

February 25, 2012 | International Cuisine | Bruges

Bistro Den Huzaar Bruges, Belgium

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Belgium

February 25, 2012

French

Bistro Den Huzaar Bruges, Belgium

Best bistro, great food, perfect traditional atmosphere … You won’t be disappointed by this delicious Belgian bistro! The meat is cooked with love and the meals are designed with…

February 25, 2012 | Restaurants | Bruges

Kempinski Hotel Dukes' Palace Bruges, Belgium

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Belgium

February 25, 2012

Hotels

Kempinski Hotel Dukes' Palace Bruges, Belgium

The name says it all.  It’s a hotel that offers great amenities and is even good enough for an actual duke, or any other royalty for that matter! You really live a duke's experience…

February 25, 2012 | Recommended | Bruges

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