City Guide: Brussels

Our trip to Brussels, Belgium was short and sweet. After taking an overnight megabus, we arrived at 4 am. After walking around in the freezing cold, the rest of the tourists finally came out, street vendors opened for business, and we got to work sightseeing.

What to see/do:

Grand Place: this city centre is one of the coolest in Europe. Go during the summer to see the ground of the square covered in multicoloured flowers.

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What to eat:

While we didn’t see many sights in Brussels, what we did do is EAT! The city square is overflowing with waffles, fries, and chocolate stores. I ate a waffle for breakfast, fries for lunch, chocolate for snack, and waffle again for dinner. The day ended in one of the many bars in town, sampling the famous Belgian beer.

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The point is, if you’re looking for a getaway full of monuments and museums, don’t come to Brussels. If you’re looking for some of the best unhealthy food and beer in Europe, Brussels should be on your to-go list.

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