Hop Off – Check In – Go Out – Explore Brussels

Train travel is the ideal way to see Europe. We know. Why? Because that is exactly how we are exploring this corner of the world at the moment with our First Class Eurail Pass. Getting to Brussels Bus vs Train We’ve taken the bus from London, U.K. to Lille, France. Firstly – The bus company wouldn’t allow […]

Driving to Paris from Belgium via Laon

Driving to Paris from Belgium via Laon We say goodbye to our lovely friends in Belgium (you can read about it here), and hop in our little car we called “Vegemite” and we are heading to Paris. We have booked an apartment on Airbnb. I’m driving. It is remarkably easy, but then I have driven […]

Staying in Belgium with friends

Staying in Belgium with friends Travel is amazing !!!!! You get to see amazing things; you experience amazing food; you immerse yourself in diverse cultures; you explore amazing places, and of course, you meet amazing people. Over a year ago, as part of our world trip, we met one amazing man — a lovely guy […]

Brussels Belgium is a beautiful city

Brussels Belgium is a beautiful city On Sunday we were loaded into our friend’s car, and he became our tour guide and showed us around Brussels.  First, we went to see the Atomium – this huge scientific atom symbol made in 1958 as part of the World Expo. We were so glad, as it started to […]

Gent Belgium is Gorgeous

Gent Belgium is Gorgeous Gent, also known as Ghent, was on our way to our friends. See my blog so when we arrived we did not expect the GPS to take us into the center of town. You might think this sounds OK, but as soon as we see we are the only car amidst buses […]

Brugge Belgium is beautiful

Brugge Belgium is beautiful The first night we arrive in Belgium we head out to get some dinner. 90% of restaurants in Brugge are closed. Tourist prices reign for those that are open. I mean 15 Euro of about $25 for a Wrap. So the next morning we are not sure what to expect. We […]