The Eurail Pass travel guide – choosing the best rail pass, and tips for your Europe travels

To travel by train is one of the joys of visiting Europe. For non-europeans there is a rail pass that lets you travel across the continent. This rail pass is the Eurail Pass, and this guide will help you decide which pass to get, and how to get the most out of your pass. Why […]

Hostel Review: Mons Youth Hostel, Mons – Belgium

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 […]

Antwerp Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Belgium > Antwerp Travel Guide Accommodation Antwerp hotels – Search and compare all Antwerp hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once. Travel Guides Visit Antwerp – City of Antwerp website. Antwerp Tourist Guide – Travel guide with things to see and do, and district guides. Blogs This Is Antwerp – […]

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

Travel Guides > Belgium > Bruges Travel Guide Accommodation HotelsCombined – Bruges Hotels – Search and compare all Bruges hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once. Travel Guides bezoekers.brugge.be – Official tourism website of Bruges/Brugge. USE-IT – Bruges tourist guide for young people. Bruges Info – Visitor guide featuring attractions, restaurants, bars and […]

Belgium Travel Guide

Travel Guides > Belgium Travel Guide Destination Guides Antwerp Bruges Brussels Accommodation Belgium hotels – Search for discount for hotels in Belgium. Travel Guides belgiumtheplaceto.be – The official website of the Belgian Tourist Office-Brussels and Wallonia in the UK and Ireland. belgium.be – Official information and services. Blogs belgiumshock.blogspot.com – Things you didn’t know about […]

In Pictures: Calatrava’s Liège-Guillemins train 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! [Liège-Guillemins station] 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

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. […]