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Home. Things to do in Brussels BE: Belgium City Guide by 10Best. Where to Stay Brussels hotels run the gamut from cutting edge boutiques to international and luxury chains.

Things to do in Brussels BE: Belgium City Guide by 10Best

Travelers of all budgets can enjoy accommodations in the heart of the historical city near the Grand’Place, the cobblestoned medieval square. A few steps away, check into the 5-star Hotel Metropole with its French Renaissance décor. Perhaps you prefer the exclusive Hotel Amigo, a mere block from the medieval square. Built on the site of a 16th-century prison, this Rocco Forte Hotel’s lobby is laid with the granite stones once adorning the Grand’Place. Hot Tips: Room rates are best on the weekends after the business travelers have left the city. What to Eat Brussels restaurants are innovative thanks to Belgian chefs and local ingredients like mussels (moules), the national dish; rich chocolates, producing more than 170,000 tons per year; and classics like Belgian fries (pommes frites) with mayo. Things to See You can spend a day visiting the dozens of museums in Brussels. De Munt. Thanksgiving @seven. Where ?

Thanksgiving @seven

Mirano - When ? Thursday 24 November 2011 - Start on 7pm - How much ? 7 Euros (free for yellow cardholders) Even if you live in Brussels, don't forget to celebrate Thanksgiving! Uncle Sam wants you! It's already been a few years that the Thanksgiving is organized in Brussels. Shop Joy: papabubble. Door Katrien Lindemans © Agenda Brussel-Stad Zoetekauwen, opgelet!

Shop Joy: papabubble

Volgende keer dat u in de buurt van de Grote Markt bent, ga dan zeker eens langs bij papabubble. In de kleine snoepwinkel schuin tegenover het politiekantoor vindt u zelfgemaakte snoepjes in een twintigtal verrukkelijke smaken. Praktisch Kolenmarkt 13, Brussel, open van dinsdag tot zaterdag van 10.00-19.00 en zondag van 10.30-19.30 Over Elke dag kan u snoepmaaksters Sophie en Silvana aan het werk zien. Papabubble zweert bij natuurlijke smaakstoffen, en ondergetekende was behoorlijk onder de indruk van het resultaat.

Gekke kleurencombinatie Wie graag zijn eigen creatie bedenkt, kan ook bij papabubble terecht. Secret Spots in Brussels - Be TheJam - jungle based solar powered online travel guide. Brussels is a strange old place. With its very beautiful medieval Grand’Place and oh-so-lovely Euro-architecture leviathans, contrasts are easily spotted. It’s one of the most cosmopolitan cities I’ve ever found too – you can usually hear at least 8 of the EU member state languages in a 100m stretch of the city centre. And unlike London or Paris, there is no feeling that these ‘foreigners’ should bow down to French or English tradition, but rather they melt gently into the fondue of Bruxellois / Brusselar life (delete as applicable, depending on which side of the French /Flemish language divide you like to place yourself).

These are a few places lurking around Brussels that I think are great, but you won’t find them on many tourist maps. Hidden gardens In the summer Brussels can get pretty warm, and so you’ll want to sun yourself in a nice park. Bombay Express Just opposite the gleaming windows of the European Parliament, off Place du Luxembourg is Bombay Express. Cathedral steps L’Arcadi.