London, Brussels, Amsterdam: One Week Itinerary

By Alex Kallimanis: A week’s vacation in London, Brussels, and Amsterdam is a great idea, especially for beginners to European travel. I combined these cities during Christmas break of my senior year in college in 2000. Since then I’ve made many return trips to London and Brussels and even lived in Amsterdam for 3 and 1/2…

guild houses of the Groke Market, Brussels

Romantic Places to Travel for Christmas

Are you thinking to travel somewhere for Christmas this year? Or maybe you’re planning a romantic trip this winter to give as a Christmas gift? Cities like New York, Paris, London and Rome, are great ideas for Christmas. But here are some other romantic places to travel for Christmas, that we have experienced firsthand over…

Romantic Day Trips from Brussels

Brussels is romantic. With an abundance of delicious chocolate, beer, pastries, food and phenomenal architecture like the Grand Place, there’s a lot for couples to love. But Brussels is also a base to explore beautiful and romantic towns in Belgium and neighboring Holland, France and Germany. Paris is around 90 minutes by train, so while doable, it’s…

Cantillon Brewery: Last Lambic Brewery in Brussels

Away from the touristy Delirium Cafe and it’s world record 2,000 beers on offer is a lesser-known gem, the family run Cantillon Brewery in Brussels. Cantillon has been brewing lambic beer with the same equipment since their inception in 1900. The active brewery and museum reside in a quiet residential neighborhood and apart from visiting…

Cantillon brewery in Brussels

Delirium Cafe in Brussels: Biggest beer selection in the world!

When Bell and I lived in Amsterdam we were fortunate to take a couple trips to Belgium’s underrated capital. One of the absolute highlights for any beer lover on a trip to Brussels is a visit to the pub with the biggest beer selection in the world, the Delirium Cafe. While it is very touristy, and…