The wall of beer at a store in Bruges, Belgium.
I climbed back onto the train to Brussels wishing I had leanred a little something about Bruges. I had spent the day there and knew only one thing more than when I arrived: Bruges has some pretty awesome canals. Well, I suppose that isn’t entirely true; I did learn a couple of other things worth […]
I stumbled out of the bar located somewhere near the Grand Place and started walking in the direction I hoped my hotel was located. I knew it was only a couple of miles away, so if I was lucky enough I would randomly run into it. But I needed to be lottery-lucky to do that […]
I stood at the intersection of the Rue de l’Étuve/Stoofstraat and the Rue du Chêne/Eikstraat. It was a little messy, whipped cream running down my arm, but I was thoroughly enjoying my waffle. Had I not stopped to get a cone of French fries earlier, I would have likely had a second while admiring Manneken […]
I had a fantastic year of travel. It was probably one of the best ever for me. And with it came recognition as one of the best travel blogs of 2011 by Washington Flyer. To sum up my annual adventures in a single story is like writing about your own year, everything that has happened […]
My friend Briand took a trip to the Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg) with his wife, Erin, a few years ago and talked it up big. They really enjoyed their time there, particularly in Belgium, so I was excited to get there and see a bit of the country myself. My father and I […]
I left the Hotel Sofitel Brussels Le Louise in a cab to the airport feeling pretty good. I had some problems the previous night, but it seemed as though they’d be ironed out and the manager would let me know the outcome. I had faith since it was a nice hotel, but then I realized […]