• Posts Tagged ‘Brussels’

    Brussels & Bruges – Free night offers

    by  • June 3, 2014 • Bruges, Brussels, City Breaks, Rail

    Brussels & Bruges City Breaks by rail The Belgian capital is a far cry from the soulless and somewhat bland image often portrayed in the news. A surprisingly small, cosmopolitan city that celebrates its historical origins, Brussels will pleasantly surprise you with its strong café culture, fine architecture, and traditional pubs serving famous Belgian...

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    Paris – a Chocoholic’s Dream!

    by  • October 22, 2013 • City Breaks, Festivals, Food & Drink, Paris

    If you’re a lover of Lindt, a fan of Ferrero Rocher or a closet Cadbury’s connoisseur, this Paris short break is an absolute must! Fresh from its run last week at London’s Olympia, the annual 2013 Salon du Chocolat takes over Paris’ Porte de Versailles from Wednesday, 30th October until Sunday, 3rd November, and is,...

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    A Gastronome’s Delight – The Best Cities in Europe for Food Buffs

    by  • July 19, 2013 • Brussels, City Breaks, Food & Drink, Lyon, Paris, Rome • 0 Comments

    Be it authentic paella in Valencia, a traditional Neapolitan pizza or mouth-watering meze in a tempting Greek taverna, there’s a seemingly-endless variety of tempting cuisine on offer throughout Europe. And yet, whether you opt for Michelin-starred fine dining, a hearty local speciality or a simple snack, there’s a common and consistent thread running through...

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    The Weird and Wonderful Architecture of Europe

    by  • July 15, 2013 • Architecture, Brussels, City Breaks, Copenhagen, Nice, Prague, Reykjavik • 0 Comments

    A short while ago, we took a look at some of Europe’s most famous examples of modernist architecture, from Gehry’s iconic Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao to the colourful pipes adorning the exterior of Paris’ Centre Pompidou. And yet, our research threw up so many striking, original and simply fabulous pieces of architectural genius, we...

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    The Brosella Folk & Jazz Festival – Brussels

    by  • July 11, 2013 • Brussels, City Breaks, Festivals, Music • 0 Comments

    Celebrating its 37th year, this weekend sees the annual international Brosella Folk and Jazz Festival take place at the open-air Théâtre de Verdure in Brussels. This is small but delightfully intimate festival which celebrates some of the upcoming names in both the world of folk and jazz, set in beautifully verdant surroundings against a...

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