Although this was my third time in Brussels, the city offered a lot of delightful activities to keep me/us occupied for two days. Taking the Thalys from Köln to Brussels is probably your best bet; in two hours you are among the French/Dutch speaking people.
The Bruxellois have an interesting flair. The resemblance between them and the Parisians is uncanny, however they have their very own little twists around the edges. For instance, everyone knows that crêpes are a big thing in France well they are an even bigger deal in Belgium. The twist to crêpes in Brussels is the enormous fire that surrounds the sweet and savoury treats. Just to be clear I am in no shape or form suggesting that the fire twist is a negative thing, but I am pointing out that it’s a Brussels twist that makes them stand out. Continue reading