Belgium

Planes, Trains, Bikes and Trams

How do you usually get around?  When you’re home, especially if you live in the states, it’s probably by car, bus, or if you’re lucky – a bike.   [...]

Food in Hand

There’s a whole class of foods that are designed to be eaten on the go, and are typically sold by street vendors, or at kiosks in rail stations, shopping centers, and [...]

A Walk in Brussels

Walking is the easiest form of exercise and it’s my favorite way to explore a new city.  If you take time to wander, it allows you to make the unexpected discoveries [...]

Tasty budget eats in Europe

Traveling can be expensive, and for Americans visiting Europe our dollar doesn’t go as far as it used to, with the current exchange rates being what they are.  But [...]

Art in the streets of Brussels

Graffiti artists have been leaving their mark on Brussels for decades.  Since the 80’s the city has been attempting to strike a fine balance between [...]

Colorful Brussels

Have you ever noticed that cities have their own unique color palettes?   The colors in the sky, landscape and buildings all come together to create an impression and set [...]

Ride the Rails in Europe

A great trip requires good planning – especially if you are only going to have a couple of weeks to enjoy your trip to Europe.  Luckily, the rail system for much of [...]