Belgian Tapas at The Purple Rose in Brussels

Belgium is famous for its culinary delights! Waffles, beer, moules frites and of course chocolate. But did you know the Belgium is always famed for its Flemish stew (stoofvlees) and meatballs (boulettes)? Whilst exploring Brussels we stumbled across such a great food treat I had share. We spent the day meandering through the streets taking in the granduer of Grand Place and doing a bit of shopping. After a few…

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Red Star Line Museum – Antwerp

We took a little overnighter to Antwerp recently and decided to explore the Port area of the city (Eilandje). It’s an area we haven’t really spent much time in so with the sunny shining our first port of call (pun intended!) was the Red Star Line Museum. This Musuem is dedicated to telling the story of emigrants from all over Europe who journeyed on the Red Star Line ships across…

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Holiday Inn Express Antwerp City North – Family Room Review

During a recent stay in Antwerp we booked the Holiday Inn Express Antwerp City North for one night. We booked via booking.com as we always tend to do. We booked a family room for a Friday, the rate included a continental breakfast. Parking is available at the hotel at a cost of €17 per night (correct 2017). It’s worth mentioning that the parking entrance is about 100 yards past the…

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Smurfs and Tin Tin at the MOOF Museum – Brussels

One rainy Sunday in Brussels we found a Smurf Village! Whilst visiting the Belgian capital we were looking for an indoor activity, as it was pouring with rain. We aren’t ones to sit around all day so we started looking online. Google provided a few suggestions, one that was rather intriguing was the MOOF Museum! The what you say? That was our reaction. Located pretty much in the centre of…

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Car Mania at AutoWorld – Brussels

Now I am far from a what you would call a car fan, but the two male members of this family are huge vehicle enthusiasts! Our 5 year old son has been asking for weeks to visit Brussels large car museum. With the weather due to be rainy and pretty bleak, we decided today was the day to visit AutoWorld, Belgium’s rather impressive homage to the history of the humble…

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