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Insiders guide to Brussels

Insider’s guide to Brussels

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Avoid the tourist traps in Brussels and instead tour the paths less travelled with this insider’s guide to Brussels.

best christmas markets in Europe

European Christmas markets: A guide to the best Christmas markets in Europe

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‘Tis the season for Christmas carols, Santa, mulled wine and European Christmas markets. Head to some of the best European markets at Christmas to discover on holiday.

Royal Greenhouses Brussels

Discovering Belgium: The brutality behind beauty in Brussels

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Denzil Walton explores the brutality and greed that made the beauty of the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken in Brussels possible.

Stay in a castle

Stay in a castle: 25 of the best castles to stay in Europe

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Staying in a castle gets you closer to royalty, celebrities, legends – and ghosts? Here are 25 of best castles to stay in Europe for a romantic, royal or spooky adventure.

Brugge

Top 10 places to visit in Belgium

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There are so many more great things to do in Belgium than just devouring its chocolate, beer and mussels – as you'll discover below.

The best of Belgium's weekend getaways

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Belgium is a feast of top weekend getaways nestled between sandy coastlines in the northwest and rugged, hilly terrain in the southeast.

Best bars in Belgium for a taste of Belgian culture

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Work your way through Belgium's list of hundreds of specialty beers at one of these rocking bars. Which are the best bars in Brussels, Antwerp or Ghent?

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Libraries and bookstores in Belgium

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Belgium's libraries and bookstores are not just for hunting our foreign-language books – they also offer a range of services and events to meet new people.

Cinemas in Brussels

Cinemas and arthouse films in Brussels

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Beyond the cinema chains showcasing blockbuster movies in English and other foreign languages, there is a host of arthouse cinemas showcasing Belgian and world cinema.

Things to do in Bornem

Discovering Belgium: Bornem – the tiny region that has it all

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Bornemn offers day-trippers more choice than they can handle in a weekend – castles, forts, children's farms, a brewery, museums, galleries, steam trains, riverfront restaurants, nature reserves and more!

Guide to Brussels

Hipster guide to Brussels

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Travel blogger Adam breaks Brussels' placid facade to reveal a 'Bourgeois Bohemian' side with his list of hip bars, cafes, restaurants and clubs in Brussels.

Places in Belgium

Discovering Belgium: Oud-Rekem – prettiest village in Flanders

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Besides once boasting the title of the prettiest village in Flanders, Oud-Rekem is a place to where you can step back in time.

Explorer of the everyday: Don’t let Doel die

Explorer of the everyday: Don’t let Doel die

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A 400-year-old derelict Belgian village threatened with demolition become a magnet for the world's best street artists. Is it enough for Doel to survive?

Discovering Belgium: A Belgian village cut in half

Discovering Belgium: A Belgian village cut in half

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Denzil Walton explores the unique village of Baarle-Hertog, cut by a physical border line that separates the Belgian enclaves from the Dutch enclaves.

Discovering Belgium: Discovering Durbuy

Discovering Belgium: Discovering Durbuy

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Known as the smallest town in the world, Durbuy's riverside setting makes it a picturesque getaway from Belgium's capital of Brussels.



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