Whistlestop Brussels: A Eurostar adventure

It took me ten minutes or so from pulling into the Gare du Midi to slip back in to my Brussels self

View Post

How to eat in Belgium: Chocolate edition

I had been a resident of Belgium for approximately four hours when an entirely wonderful thing happened to me. I was standing in Brussels’ most romantic square, gazing through the window of the country’s most prestigious chocolate shop, completely entranced by a master chocolatier hard at work inside, when he lifted his head, saw what I can only presume must have been a look of intense fascination on my face, and started to laugh. In a sequence that could have been lifted straight from a schmaltzy movie, he beckoned to me to come inside, and handed me the exquisite truffle…

View Post