One day in gorgeous Ghent

We were all set to spend Saturday in Bruges until we started talking to locals in Brussels. They said real Belgians go to Ghent and tourists go to Bruges. Sheesh. (But we are tourists, I pointed out.) When we got to the train station Saturday morning and found that Ghent is both 20 minutes closer […]

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Three days in Brussels

Brussels shares many attributes with Geneva: It is a city known more for the diplomatic meetings it hosts than its cultural attractions, therefore I was resolved to discover what makes this city unique. One thing is immediately apparent: Brussels has seriously jaw-dropping architecture. Brussels is a perfect city for wandering around, peeking down alleys and taking photos. […]

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