Brussels, Belgium's capital without doubt and capital of the European Union in the minds of many, is a popular destination of diplomats and business people. But don't let that lead you to believe there is nothing more to Brussels than a cluster of office blocks, because you would be mistaken.
From the Brussels Travel Guide
15 July 2013 - 15 August 2013
For this event, the beach is brought to the city - literally. Thousands of pounds of sand are dumped onto the streets lining the canal, where beach chairs and umbrellas are set up. Beach parties, barbecues, picnics, water sports, volleyball, and street concerts are held during this month. If a trip to the ocean is not in your travel plans, this event is a great way to enjoy the beach even when you're land-locked in the city.
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Brussels
A nice basic hostel. The reception, bar area and kitchen was really nice and the bar hade fair prices. The room was very basic and quite cool so at least I needed the blanket. ... more
Good location close to Grand Place and walking distance to Gare du Midi. The owner was very helpful we would choose it again. ... more
Round the World
My last day in Brussells, I did a walking tour around what they call Europe in Brussels and I managed to follow a map withut getting too lost, saw the European Parliamnet Dome, Leopold Park along the way there was a lot of opportunity to compare older architecture with that of today, particularly when ...
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