Tag: belgium

  • The most underrated European cities

    The most underrated European cities

    You ever forget the plot of something you know you watched? Travel can be like that sometimes. The memory of some places fades over time, and you stop being able to recognize the difference between a square you’ve visited in Spain and one in Poland. My memory is particularly terrible; I live perpetually in the…

  • The 7 best beer destinations in Europe ranked

    The 7 best beer destinations in Europe ranked

    Some of the best beer in the world comes from Europe. And there’s nothing quite like getting a good freshly brewed beer right from the source. Here are the best places in the continent to wet your whistle. 7. England England is perhaps one of the best beer countries in Europe, not only because of…

  • The worst cities I’ve ever visited

    The worst cities I’ve ever visited

    Not every city in the world is amazing and beautiful. Some cities are downright dumps or totally forgettable. Though I usually fall in love everywhere I go, there are some places that just weren’t for me. Here are five of the worst cities I’ve ever visited. But don’t despair. There are always great alternatives nearby.…

  • Visiting the Brussels Atomium

    Visiting the Brussels Atomium

    Brussels is, by and large, a total shithole. But the Brussels Atomium is a quirky little attraction that’s worth checking out if you’re the kind of person that would enjoy a world’s fair. What is the Brussels Atomium? The funky shaped structure was in fact constructed for the 1958 World’s Fair and currently houses a…

  • 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…