A lowly warehouse in Antwerp may not seem like a life-changing sort of place. However, this was the start of a completely new life for over 2 million immigrants and a lifesaver for many of them. The Red Star Line Museum in Antwerp, tells the story of these immigrants, who bravely travelled from Eastern Europe to North America, leaving everything they knew behind. http://bit.ly/2ojbRv6
If you are a book lover, interested in social history, art, design or architecture, don’t pass up the Museum Plantin-Moretus, in Antwerp, Belgium. It's the only museum on the UNESCO list and it’s simply too good to miss. http://bit.ly/2obL8Bw
Wondering where to find the best Belgian beer in Brussels? We've just updated one of our favourite posts. Check out Andrew's pick for the 5 best beer bars in Brussels! http://bit.ly/2ofGeCG #VisitBrussels
When you think of the many ways to explore #Belgium discovering the country by boat is probably not the first method of transportation that springs to mind... but maybe it should be. http://bit.ly/2lZlFu2
"The term ‘spa’ has come to mean any place having a natural water source that has healthy properties — a place of relaxation and rejuvenation."
One of our favourite traditions is visiting a thermal spa, disconnecting from everything digital, and reconnecting with each other. A great idea for valentines! http://bit.ly/2obHU0e
How many of these bucket list items from Toerisme Vlaams-Brabant have you checked off? I managed to achieve a score of 70% and the last ones are going to be hard to achieve (like cycling around Brussels). It's a fun way to discover more things to do around Brussels. Share your score and let's see who is the most 'local'!
"Brussels truly has plenty to offer the Art Nouveau fan – from galleries and museums to touring private homes. This artistic style has left its mark on the Belgian capital and on the hearts of those who admire it." http://bit.ly/2o6QXiQ
One of the things we miss most about living in Brussels is the endless variety of restaurant options. While we loved getting dressed up and dining at fancy restaurants occasionally, it's the city's cheap eats I miss the most. This post shares some of our favourite spots for an affordable meal, but I'm sure there are plenty of new places since I wrote this. What are your favourite cheap eats in Brussels? #VisitBrussels
Alison shares the best ways to tour Brussels, Belgium: "Even if you’ve lived in Brussels for years and think you’re an expert, we guarantee there’s always more to learn. So strap on your walking shoes, book a guide, bike, or boat, grab some friends or your kids and get out and explore!" 🇧🇪 http://bit.ly/2o0kpXS
Over our eleven years in Belgium, I made it my mission to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites scattered around the country. I succeeded… mostly. Check out our list and let us know how many you've visited in the comments. http://bit.ly/2nYnLdW
BRAND NEW: After living in #Brussels for 11 years, we (finally) share our complete travel guide for visiting Brussels Belgium; including the best things to do, the best restaurants and hotels, public transportation tips and much, much more. http://bit.ly/2nQuLdu
'Where should I stay in Brussels?' is one of the most frequently asked questions we hear. I've spent the past 2 weeks compiling the biggest, most comprehensive guide to hotels in Brussels for all types of travel. Whether you have relatives visiting the city, you're visiting for the first time, or you want to treat your partner to a little 'Staycation' we've got you covered! http://bit.ly/2lpR081
If you're looking for a great day-trip (or weekend getaway) in #Belgium why not head to the Brasserie de l'Abbaye du Val Dieu. You can tour the brewery, visit the abbey grounds, and enjoy a great meal at the restaurant. It's close to the town of Aubel where you can visit the weekend market and pick up some local goodies to take home.