Belgium: Brussels

Welcome to Brussels, civilized capital of the European Union, and a nice place to enjoy a life of gentility for a day or two.

Belgium waffles and frites are, hands down, the very best in the whole world, but Belgian cuisine is so much more and will spoil you forever.

Let’s go!

Rumor is that French fries were actually invented in Belgium.
Grand Place and the surrounding alleyways are lively and delightful both by day and by night.
Mannekin Pis, one of the most off-beat tourist attractions anywhere.
Congo Solidarity March
To my taste, Grimbergen Brun is the best beer in the entire world! I am so glad that temperance was not among the three monastic vows.


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