Brussels Christmas market antics

Riding the Ferris wheel in Place Sainte Katherine

Some people get really excited about Christmas and Ferris wheels.

Ferris wheel

Claire insists riding the Ferris wheel is a necessary activity.

Brussels Christmas Market

Ricardo would rather ride his bike than the Ferris wheel.

One (of the many) things about Crazy Claire that is difficult to understand is her enthusiasm for Ferris wheels. She also loves Christmas. So she was really excited about the Ferris wheel at the Brussels Christmas market. She hasn’t stopped bugging everyone she knows to come ride it with her.

She’s finally managed.

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New Year’s fireworks in Brussels

Brussels New Year 2013

Nothing like some dancing (and being choked with streamers) to ring in the New Year.

Happy 2013!

This New Year’s Eve was spent in Brussels catching the fireworks at Mont des Arts. We had to hustle through the crowds, rain and firecrackers that seemed to attack at every corner but it was worth it! May 2013 bring new adventures, meetings and a closer look at the cities you visit and the city you’re in!

Featuring: Claire the Fries Tester


What’s special about Belgian Fries?

A Taste of Belgian Fries

Belgium is famous for its fries. But what’s so special about them?
To taste the Belgian difference, Claire the Fries Tester went to Maison Antoine in Place Jourdan, Brussels. It’s known as one of the best fries stands in Belgium.

Belgian fries

“Smakelijk,” says Claire.

Maison Antoine Fries Brussels

That’s Claire waiting at the counter in shiny hot pink leggings. If you’re going to eat fries, might as well do it in style.


Things to do in Brussels Belgium

Where to go in Brussels

A video travel guide to Brussels

This video brings us to Brussels, sometimes called the heart of Europe. We visit the attractions Brussels is most famous for and move on to explore lesser-known areas.

In this travelogue join us in investigating what’s so special about the Manneken Pis. Grab a waffle along the way. Read More