• Brussels

    A Battlefield Breakaway from Brussels

    by  • May 28, 2015 • Brussels, City Breaks, Exhibitions

    Commemorating the Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo. With the VE Day commemorations just passed, attention is turning to the marking of another momentous military event in European history, the 200th anniversary of the legendary Battle of Waterloo (18th June 1815). As you might expect, there’s a whole programme of events lined up to...

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    The Brussels Jazz Marathon

    by  • May 22, 2015 • Brussels, City Breaks, Festivals, Music

    It’s Jazz all the Way in the Belgian Capital this Weekend. All eyes may be on Vienna this weekend as the kitsch juggernaut that is Eurovision rolls into the Austrian capital, yet there is another musical event taking place on the continent this weekend a little closer to home, the Brussels Jazz Marathon. Now...

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    Brussels’ Royal Greenhouses are Open!

    by  • April 23, 2015 • Brussels, City Breaks, Nature

    Indulge your passion for plants and perennials on a city break to Brussels. If you happen to be short breaking in Brussels over the next week or so, don’t miss the opportunity to visit one of the city’s most popular attractions, the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken, open to the public for just a tantalisingly...

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    Celebrating the Classic Car – Collections across Europe

    by  • February 9, 2015 • Brussels, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Milan, Monaco, Munich, Riga, Transport, Turin

    From Monaco to Munich, visit and view some of Europe and America’s finest vintage vehicles. This weekend saw Paris play host to the Retromobile show, a major international event devoted to the classic car, with some 500 vintage automobiles sure to have ignited the passions of many a classic car enthusiast. And yet whilst...

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    Which City will be Crowned Europe’s Best Destination in 2015?

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Berlin, Bordeaux, Brussels, Innsbruck, Istanbul, Lisbon, Ljubljana, London, Madrid, Malta, Milan, Paris, Porto, Reykjavik, Riga, Rome, Top 10, Vienna, Zagreb

    From Amsterdam to Zagreb, 20 European cities fight it out for the coveted title of European Best Destination. Voting is currently underway to decide which city is the ‘European Best Destination’ in 2015, a competition organised by the eponymous travel organisation based in Brussels, developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe with tourist...

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    The February Five: Art Exhibitions in Basel, Amsterdam, Madrid, Zurich and Brussels

    by  • January 22, 2015 • Amsterdam, Art, Basel, Brussels, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Madrid, Zurich

    From Gauguin to Chagall, Europe’s cities uncover some artistic gems from February 2015. Fancy a city break with a cultural twist? As we all know, Europe is chock full of artistic masterpieces, be it the Hermitage in St Petersburg, the Prado in Madrid, the Louvre in Paris or the Uffizi in Florence. And yet...

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