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The best Christmas markets in Europe

As winter draws closer and preparations for the festive season get underway, thoughts turn towards Christmas city breaks but where are the best Christmas markets in Europe? What could be more Christmassy than a weekend spent sipping hot wine and eating tasty treats in the snow-dusted piazzas of Europe’s most […]

Cantillon Brewery crates Brussels
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Belgium: The Cantillon Brewery in Brussels

If you can’t make it to Brussels for the Belgian Beer Weekend in September, you can still have a great Belgian beer experience anytime you visit Brussels – at the Cantillon Brewery. This is one of the two remaining traditional breweries in Brussels. The Van Roy-Cantillon family founded the brewery in […]

Belgian Beer Weekend tasting
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Belgium: The great Brussels beer weekend

This is a tale of marvellous beer and dubious parenting. The great Belgian Beer Weekend, held every September, is the optimum event to discover that Belgium makes the best beer in the world. It’s a fact and I won’t accept any arguments about this. Mr Wandering Kiwi would never forgive […]

La Morte Subite, Belgian beer in Brussels Photo by Natasha von Geldern
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Belgium: The best Belgian beer experiences in Brussels

My partner is half Belgian and wherever we travel, it’s pretty certain he will never allow me to find a beer that is better than those brewed in this tiny central European country. Fortunately so far I agree with him: Belgian beers are in every way superb. There are so […]

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