Somewhere in Bruge

Belgium travel stories

Discovering Political Culture in Brussels

The Culture in Brussels Gets Political Brussels, the Capital It only takes a quick conversation with people that live in Brussels to learn that this city truly is based around a political culture. Brussels is the capital of the European Union and holds the NATO...

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The Canals of Bruges

Belgium, on the Water What struck me most was the way the sunlight danced across the water. It had been raining in Paris, and the rain had followed me as the train sped past windmills and back-roads lined with poplars decked in autumn finery. Old stone farmhouses sat...

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“In Bruges”

On a windy night, I attended a screening of “In Bruges,” at the Writer’s Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. It was simultaneously funny and horribly violent. I laughed, I cringed. Colin Ferrell and Ralph Fiennes were excellent, but the standout star of the movie...

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Amsterdam, Brussels, Cologne News

Cultural Highlights in Amsterdam - Summer / Fall 2007 Just Opened, New Museum! The Museum of Bags and Purses, which opened in June, is a unique museum that through its collection of over 3500 bags and accessoriesshows the history of the ladies bag in Western culture....

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Belgium Beer Weekend

Belgian Beer Weekend: The Belgian Brewers’ association and the ‘Chevalerie du Fourquet des Brasseurs’, in collaboration with the City of Brussels organizes the annual Belgian Beer Weekend on the Grand’Place. Don't miss the 2007 edition to be held August 31st...

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Rocco Forte in August

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EUROPE IN AUGUST WITH ROCCO FORTE HOTELS (London, April 2007) August is one of the best times of year to experience Rocco Forte Hotels in Europe’s most exciting cities. August offers great weather, fewer crowds and shorter lines and less traffic,...

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Shorter Travel Times London-Paris and London Brussels

• Journey times will be cut by an average 23-25 minutes • Eurostar’s 100% high-speed track delivers faster, more reliable, less environmentally damaging alternative to flying • Stunning new station with connections throughout UK • Rail Europe reports 3rd...

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Uniworld’s Grand River Cruises

Save . . . Save . . . Save "January Sale" has taken on a whole new meaning. Uniworld Grand River Cruises - the premiere river cruise company - is making their Grand River Cruises even grander!! Book an Air-Inclusive Uniworld Grand River Cruise Package to Europe and...

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Facts about Belgium

Belgium – Fact sheet Official name of the country: Kingdom of Belgium Capital: Brussels (Population 980,000) Area: 30,518 sq km Population: 10.2 million Currency: Euro Languages: Dutch, French and German (official languages of the country), English is widely spoken...

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Springtime Voyages to Belgium and Holland

ST. LOUIS, MO, November 29, 2006 – When spring has sprung, Holland is alive with its famous tulips that paint the countryside with brilliant colors. Guests of the 78-guest deluxe Rembrandt will have an easel-side view as they leisurely traverse the legendary rivers...

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Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2006

(PRWEB) March 13, 2006 -- The Concours Mondial de Bruxelles the world-renowned international wine and spirit tasting competition, has decided to uphold its international character and go beyond its borders by holding this year’s event in Lisbon, Portugal. The event...

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Deilmann Expands Golf Program

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2006 – Peter Deilmann Cruises is offering an expanded program of golf theme cruises this year on both its European river cruises and ocean sailings on the Mediterranean, Atlantic, Baltic and around the British Isles. Golf enthusiasts can sail the...

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