CHRISTMAS IN BRUSSELS

BRUSSELS | BELGIUM

[BRUSSELS] — Trying to do a Mileage Run at the end of the year to top off the tanks, I found a cheap flight to Brussels, perfectly timed between Christmas and New Years, back by the end of the year.

The sad terrorist attacks had just occurred and I wanted to show my support but not letting those acts change our world. Plus, my hunch was right that the airfares and upgrades would be cheap with a lot of cancellations. I left on Christmas Day, went to Brussels, a day trip to Antwerp at some of my Instagram followers on-the-ground suggestions, then shot over to Prague for a couple of days.

After all these years going to Europe, I’d never gone to either country, so I was excited. And I was ready to eat. And drink some nice beer. Not much of a story here, mostly just a slide show, so click on the pics bellow and you can get a feel for Belgium at Christmas time.

 

 

 

Here are some links to great information about visiting Brussels:

“Ten Reasons to Visit Brussels Right Now” in Conde Nast Traveler

An awesome guide to Brussels on UK version of CNT, CNTraveller.com

“Six Places You Must Visit in Brussels in CNTraveler

“Europe’s New Harbinger of Cool” in CN Traveler

“Why Brussels is the New Berlin” in the NYTimes

“Beer in the Glass and in the Food” in the NYTimes

And the NYTimes awesome Brussels Travel Section with lots of articles

And Travel & Leisure’s awesome and deep Brussels Travel Guide

Last visited Christmas 2015

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