The Best Places to Visit in Belgium That Aren’t Brussels

Because Belgium is modest in size and has a great public train network, you can visit a lot of places in a single trip. While most people base themselves in Brussels, that is not my favorite city in Belgium. As most people would agree, it’s rather dirty and lacks the charm of smaller Belgian towns. These are some of the best places to visit in Belgium that aren’t Brussels, although you could also do them as day trips from Brussels: … More The Best Places to Visit in Belgium That Aren’t Brussels

Things to Do in Vilnius

My first stop in the Baltic States was the capital of Lithuania: Vilnius. Vilnius has recently become a more popular destination in Europe, but is still pleasantly quiet in the low season. Vilnius is a beautiful city with lots of interesting buildings in different architectural styles. It’s not a big city, but there is certainly enough there to occupy yourself with for a long weekend. These are the best things to do in Vilnius: … More Things to Do in Vilnius

Things to Do in Warsaw

Warsaw has its own character, a beautifully reconstructed Old Town and a rich history. It’s both modern and traditional, touristic and authentic. I recommend spending a day or two in Warsaw to learn about Polish history, both ancient and contemporary, eat some delicious Polish food and enjoy a few cultural events. Here are the best things to do in Warsaw: … More Things to Do in Warsaw