Category: Belgium

  • Could I Live Here? Brussels Edition

    Could I Live Here? Brussels Edition

    When I started telling people I bought a one-way ticket to Brussels, their responses ranged from puzzled to horrified to “Are you joining ISIS?” Like almost everyone, I was also somewhat worried about being in what has become a hot spot for terrorist activity as of late. But unlike almost everyone, I went ahead and…

  • The pros and cons of getting a tattoo on vacation

    The pros and cons of getting a tattoo on vacation

    The night before my best friend and I took a week-long trip to Belgium, I casually mentioned that I might be ready to get another tattoo. I had been thinking about finally getting a travel-related tat, and what better place to get one than while on vacation, especially a vacation that I may not be…

  • Belgian Pride in Brussels

    Belgian Pride in Brussels

    Over 60,000 were in Brussels over the weekend to proudly celebrate LGBT culture. Here are some of the festivities of the weekend.  

  • Could I Live Here? Ghent Edition

    Could I Live Here? Ghent Edition

    Probably as a result of my woeful lack of research, I was under the impression that Ghent was a small, quaint town. When we walked out of the train station, I immediately realized my error. I was actually a little disappointed as one is wont to be when they create inaccurate expectations that are not…

  • Could I Live Here? Bruges Edition

    Could I Live Here? Bruges Edition

    I recently landed in Belgium and I’ve always had a habit of imagining whether or not I could live in the places I’ve traveled. Now that I’m practically homeless and looking for a place to land, at least temporarily, this has turned into a much more real concern. So I’ve decided to be as objective…

  • How I’m pulling off a badly planned move abroad

    How I’m pulling off a badly planned move abroad

    Due to a series of (un)fortunate events, I recently decided to do something I’ve always wanted to do: book a one-way flight to Europe and see what happens. I’ve spent my whole life admiring the kind of people who, with a fierce passion and boldness, abandon their lives in pursuit of full-time travel. Unbeknownst to…