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Day trip from Brussels to Leuven and our bike tour in Leuven

We had three days to take the most of our hen party trip to Belgium and we decided to visit Brussels, Mechelen and Leuven with my friends, the fashion travel bloggers. We took a train from Brussels to Leuven for our day trip, and it was just 30 minutes to get there and fairly easy to find our way. We went to the main train station and we had already our…

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1 Day excursion from Brussels to Mechelen

Mechelen is a city near Brussels that you can't miss if you have few days in the country. The first thing I noticed when arriving in Mechelen was St Rumbold's tower that is part of St. Rumbold's cathedral and it is visible while walking around the city. Rumbold's tower is 97 metres tall and has two carillons, an old one and 30 years ago a new one was ad…

Where to eat in Brussels
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Where to eat in Brussels

We already went around Brussels visiting all important spotsand we tasted a bit of chocolate through Laurent Gerbaud's chocolate class. One important thing for me is gastronomy and I strongly believe that if food goes along with a great travel experience it would be unforgettable but on the other end if it is not you will always remember that place a…

Brussels city guide, visit the city in 48 hours
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Brussels city guide, visit the city in 48 hours

As you know, my hen party took place in Brussels, not a typical hen party but more a travel related one with my beloved Fashiontravelbloggers ladies, we had a great time and visited as much as we could in three days. I already explained you all the details about chocolate in Brussels and how to make your own with Laurent Gerbaud's help, a well known choc…

Chocolate in Brussels: making my own with chocolatier Laurent Gerbaud
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Chocolate in Brussels: making my own with chocolatier …

Our visit to Brussels could not be complete without chocolate of course, belgian chocolate is well known all around and in every corner in Brussels there is a chocolatier showing his creations to the city. Chocolate bars, hot chocolate, chocolats of every kind with fruit, with liquor, black, white and milk chocolate... There is a match for every taste...S…