Belgium

What my children say about…Brussels

What my children say about…Brussels

  1.  What was your favourite thing that we did in Brussels? N (7) – Finding all of the comics around – I loved walking around and you’d never know where you would find one. We used our map but sometimes you would find some which weren’t even on that. It was really good fun. […]

Brussels with Children

Brussels with Children

  “You’re going to Brussels? It’s really easy to get to Bruges from there” I heard this a number of times. I started to panic a little, worried we were making a mistake to spend all our time in Brussels. But this couldn’t have been further from the truth – we had a fantastic long […]

Atomium, Brussels

Atomium, Brussels

  The Atomium was built for the 1958 Brussels’ World Fair and exudes the retro feel of the time. It is quirky and full of character and a must-see if you’re travelling to Brussels! It stands at 102 metres high and is a really imposing piece. At the time it was designed it was meant […]

Novotel, Brussels (Centre Tour Noir) – Hotel review

Novotel, Brussels (Centre Tour Noir) – Hotel review

  We recently travelled to Brussels and stayed at the Novotel Centre Tour Noir while we searched for the best waffles and chocolate in the city! Novotel Centre Tour Noir, Brussels – Hotel and Location: Right in the centre of Brussels the Novotel is in a great location for wandering around the city. We travelled to […]

Chocolate in Belgium – our hunt for the best!

Chocolate in Belgium – our hunt for the best!

  Belgian chocolate is known the world over as being the best and we felt it only right to put this to the test with a trip to Brussels. (We recently went on the search for waffles in Belgium too…it’s a tough job!) The first chocolate in Belgium was in 1635 so there is certainly […]