Brussels is a bona fide multiethnic melting pot, and while its blend of cultures includes French, Flemish, North African, and Asian strands, the result is uniquely Belgian. The trendy Belgian capital is known for producing some of the world’s best chocolates, and its love for fine dining has resulted in dozens of Michelin-starred restaurants and Art Deco brasseries in the city center. A notable Brussels landmark is Grand Place, a beautiful main square that’s home to the stunning Gothic Town Hall and the Museum of the City of Brussels.

    Where to shop & what to buy in Brussels

    • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Brussels

      The best places to go shopping in Brussels come in a wide variety, making the Belgian capital a great hunting ground for almost any budget. While the wealthy flock to the beautiful-but-expensive boutiques of Avenue Louise and Boulevard de Waterloo, those on a tighter budget will find the city’s antique and flea markets just as rewarding. Various covered...

    Where to go & what to do at night in Brussels

    • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Brussels

      This guide to the best things to do after dinner in Brussels shows you what the Belgian capital has in store in the late hours. Once you've dusted off your waffle stack or your big bucket of moules (mussels), there are actually plenty of fun activities to enjoy – and it's not just about glugging strong abbey-made beers in aged...

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    • Brussels Travel Essentials

      Our Brussels Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help you plan your trip to the capital city of Belgium. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from the airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug do I need? We have...

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