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Belgium: a tiny country that packs a major tourism punch

Straddling the age-old cultural boundary between Germanic and Latin Europe, Belgium features two halves that have created a varied country rich with tourist attractions and things to do. Book a quaint village hotel in the French south or travel through the Flemish cities in the north for an unforgettably satisfying holiday.

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  • Seven Delicious Belgian Foods: In Brussels, Do The Culinary Classics Right!

    By CEDRIC LIZOTTE / 23 July 2015
    It’s fashionable these days to go “off the beaten path” and “travel like a local”. However, each city has its classics that tourists can’t miss: it would be a shame to visit Paris without taking a look at the Eiffel Tower, or go to Mexico City without tasting a taco. So what’s a serious traveller to do? Do the classics right. In Brussels, there are a few Belgian food classics that are inevitable. The Belgians are said to have invented “French” fries. They’re known around the world for their beers. And Belgian chocolate is a source of national pride. Here’s how to avoid the tourist traps, get the real stuff where the locals get it and eat like a professional tourist!

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