The Castle of the Counts of Flanders in Ghent transports you to the medieval world of the Flemish territory. Visit it!
At the Stadhuis in Bruges you’ll learn about the city’s commercial and artistic history, and you’ll discover an icon of Belgian Gothic architecture.
The Grand Place is the heart of Brussels, home of impressive Gothic buildings and the ideal spot to have a Belgian beer or a waffle.
Travel to celebrate Christmas among street Russian boxers or ice-skating on the Belgian rivers and lakes.
Absinthe was known as “The green fairy” because it’s said to alter the mind. Try it in your next trip to Amsterdam.
The Manneken Pis, in Brussels, has inspired legends, touristic routes and even thefts!
Beer is a cult beverage in Belgium and some people consider that this country has the best and most sophisticated beers in the world.
Tipping is not necessary in Belgium, but if you liked the service you got at a restaurant, simply round up your bill.
Don’t waste time at the ticket offices in Brussels’ train stations. Use the self-service ticket machines whose menus are available in several languages.
You’ll probably want to take a panoramic picture of the Grand Place. Instead, take several pictures rotating on your own axis and then put them together with a photography app or program.
Rub the arm of the bronze statue Everad’t Serclaes located left of the Hotel de Ville in Brussels and it’s guaranteed that you’ll have good fortune.
Check the events that are programmed at the Grand Place. Every year, in August, the square is adorned with a flower carpet.
When pouring a beer remember you have to do it at an angle of 45 degrees. This way you won’t produce too much foam and you’ll achieve the perfect texture.
The highest point in Belgium is lower than the world’s tallest building.
Did you know you can drive across Belgium in only three hours?
In Belgium, dogs are allowed almost everywhere, and they can even sit on a venue’s chairs as long as their owner pays their entry fee.
Don’t be surprised if you see that Belgian people greet each other with three kisses. It’s a tradition among friends.
Brussels International Airport, or Brussel-Zaventem, is the place where they sell the most chocolates in the world.
More than 800 varieties of beer are produced in Belgium.
Brussels is the biggest urban area in Belgium and it’s considered the de facto capital of the European Union.
Most of the buildings surrounding the Grand Place are reconstructions made after the fire in Brussels caused by the troops of Louis XIV in 1695.
At the Grand Place you’ll find LePigeon, the building where the French novelist Victor Hugo lived during his exile in Belgium in 1852.
Dark beer doesn’t have a greater alcohol content than light beer. Its only difference is that barley was more toasted during its elaboration process.
Did you know there’s a phobia to having an empty glass of beer in your hand? It’s called Cenosillicaphobia.
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