The Comic Book Murals of Brussels

No other country has produced more comic artists than Belgium. A mighty feat for such a small country. The tradition dates back almost a full century ago, when Tintin was created by Belgian artist Hergé and the Smurfs were created by Belgian artist Peyo. Taking the country’s love affair with comics one step further is Brussels, where you can find a lengthy set of murals sprawling across the city walls. This project is called the …

JustFly Reviews: 5 Places to Visit in Europe For Young Travelers

By Adam Groffman AD – This post is brought to you by JustFly Reviews. Europe is an interesting destination for young travelers. The continent is perfect for those on a budget and because of the many countries and diversity in Europe, there’s quite literally something for everyone. First time travelers to Europe will find plenty of activities and culture, whether it’s discovering history through museums or skiing in the Alps. It’s the perfect starting point for beginner travelers in their twenties. Here are five great …

Spending Time in Brussels

1Dad1Kid.com We’ve both been interested in visiting Brussels for quite a while. As it can be a pricey place to visit, we had held off, though. Then a house sitting opportunity came up, and we went for it. We arrived at an odd time in Brussels, but it was interesting to see how the city and people responded. We were there for about 3 weeks, which would definitely be too…

Why Brussels is not boring

I used to have a bad impression of Brussels, the capital of Belgium. My introduction to the city had been a few quick work trips that had left me with a perception that there wasn’t much more to Brussels than the train station, the downtown area surrounding the Grand Place, waffles, chocolate, beer, and quite a lot of …

Rick Steves’ Amsterdam, Bruges & Brussels

Check out works by Rembrandt and Van Gogh and bike along canals fringed with Dutch elm trees?with Rick Steves’ Amsterdam, Bruges & Brussels, travelers can experience the best of this world-class destination?economically and hassle-free. From historic sights to progressive politics, the Netherlands offers endless sights and activities, and no one knows how to experience it […]

Rick Steves’ Amsterdam, Bruges & Brussels

Check out works by Rembrandt and Van Gogh and bike along canals fringed with Dutch elm trees?with Rick Steves’ Amsterdam, Bruges & Brussels, travelers can experience the best of this world-class destination?economically and hassle-free. From historic sights to progressive politics, the Netherlands offers endless sights and activities, and no one knows how to experience it […]