Hostel Review: Mons Youth Hostel, Mons – Belgium

Mons Youth Hostel

Hostel Name: Auberge de Jeunesse de Mons (Youth Hostel Mons) Address: Rampe Du Chateau 2, Mons, Belgium I stayed at the Auberge de Jeunesse (Youth Hostel) in Mons, Belgium. I booked a single bed in 4-bed dorm for $25.26 USD. The Mons Youth Hostel is a Hostelling International hostel in the historic old town of […]

Brussels Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Belgium > Brussels Travel Guide Accommodation HotelsCombined – Brussels Hotels – Search and compare all Brussels hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once. Travel Guides Visit Brussels – Official website of the Tourism and Convention Bureau of Brussels (Bruxelles/Brussel), capital of Belgium and Europe. Brussels Life – Guide to Brussels […]

Bruges Travel Guide

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In Pictures: Calatrava’s Liège-Guillemins train station

Liège-Guillemins train station

[Liège-Guillemins station] Before I even knew anything about the station one name sprang to mind – Calatrava. Actually it might have been one name and a few words that came to mind…OMG, Liege has a Calatrava! Santiago Calatrava is a Spanish architect who has become something of a superstar in the architect world. He has […]

How to get from Paris to Brussels by local train – The alternative to high speed rail

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See four cities in one day and save on high speed rail reservation fees. One of the things I love about having a Eurail Pass is being able to jump onto almost any train and go. While there are some train services that require a reservation fee, this can be avoided by taking local trains. […]

The Graslei, Ghent – Belgium

Ghent - Belgium

[The Graslei, Ghent – Belgium] If you are looking for a picture postcard of medieval European street architecture, come to Ghent. The Graslei is a street lined with guild houses representing many centuries of building style. On my previous visit to Ghent I called it the best of Belgium in one city. Passing through Ghent […]