Tag Archives: Belgium

Which Country Has the Best Beer?

Which country has the best beer? Since the brewing process left Egypt, it’s a question that has plagued mankind. But it really comes down to a subjective answer: personal taste. What I like will be drastically different than what someone else prefers. Just ask my buddy, who’d any day choose something hoppy over my wheats. […]

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Fall in Bruges

Regardless of the overnight snow in Denver, fall is upon us. And I’m remembering it today with some photos I took along the canals in Bruges during a recent trip to Belgium.

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A Day Trip to Bruges

I climbed back onto the train to Brussels wishing I had leanred a little something about Bruges. I had spent the day there and knew only one thing more than when I arrived: Bruges has some pretty awesome canals. Well, I suppose that isn’t entirely true; I did learn a couple of other things worth […]

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Having a Waffle with a Pis

I stood at the intersection of the Rue de l’Étuve/Stoofstraat and the Rue du Chêne/Eikstraat. It was a little messy, whipped cream running down my arm, but I was thoroughly enjoying my waffle. Had I not stopped to get a cone of French fries earlier, I would have likely had a second while admiring Manneken […]

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The Ghosts of Christmas 2011

I had a fantastic year of travel. It was probably one of the best ever for me. And with it came recognition as one of the best travel blogs of 2011 by Washington Flyer. To sum up my annual adventures in a single story is like writing about your own year, everything that has happened […]

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A Stop at Waterloo

My friend Briand took a trip to the Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg) with his wife, Erin, a few years ago and talked it up big. They really enjoyed their time there, particularly in Belgium, so I was excited to get there and see a bit of the country myself.     My father and I […]

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A Stay at the Hotel Sofitel Brussels Le Louise

I left the Hotel Sofitel Brussels Le Louise in a cab to the airport feeling pretty good. I had some problems the previous night, but it seemed as though they’d be ironed out and the manager would let me know the outcome. I had faith since it was a nice hotel, but then I realized […]

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