Poor Brussels December 22nd 2017 Poor Brussels. I'd never had much interest in it as a destination in its own right, just in using it to get to Bruges. But I ended up being pleasantly surprised by this city.
Brussels was much bigger and more metropolitan than I had realised. Arriving at Charleroi Airport I travelled through the south of the city to get to the centre. The bus drove through many deprived areas and areas heavily ... read more
Europe » Belgium » Brussels-Capital Region Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830 and was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. It has prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically advanced European state and member of NATO and the EU. Tensions bet... ... read more
Hee hee Katy was probably kidding when she said I should start a travel blog but here I am! It may be a bit self-indulgent, but without Instagram or any other social media this seems like the best way to share my adventures and experiences with family and friends without you having to look at boring pictures of my breakfast and suchlike every single day, and to keep a record for myself too. I'll try to keep the cats - and - other - animals obsession confined to dedicated blog posts so only the most dedicated fans (ie my dad) have to trawl through them ha ha ha ;-)
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