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Guide to Brussels

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It's still popular in Francophone Africa – although not politically correct these days. Brussels hotels run the gamut from cutting edge boutiques to international and luxury chains. Two blasts at the airport, followed by an explosion in the Maelbeek Metro station, have now caused the deaths of 35 people, after four victims initially hospitalized died from their injuries, Belgian Health Minister Maggie De Block said Monday, according to the Associated Press.

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My Top Five: Brussels

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Belgium's workforce is highly skilled, educated, and productive. The Body Mass Index (BMI), still used today to know one's ideal weight, was developed by the Belgian statistician and anthropometrist Adolphe Quetelet (1796-1874). Belgium has relatively few natural lakes. The largest complex of lakes is located in the southeast in the Ardennes region. Where else can you bike along a canal, savor heavenly chocolate, and see a Michelangelo, all within earshot of a bell tower with a hyperactive carillon?

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The Brontes in Brussels

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You can also book by phone, calling Eurostar on 08432 186 186 (+44 1233 617575 from outside the UK). Take advantage of secure car parking and a 7th floor fitness center. I'd get them again except for the mussels. I will forgo my snails for the wonderfulness that is the mussels here. We are confident our best rates can only be found here on warwickhotels.com. Witloof met kaassaus/Chicons au gratin is a traditional gratin of chicory with ham and a cheesy bechamel sauce, usually served with mashed potatoes or croquettes.

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The Rough Guide to Brussels 2 (Rough Guide Mini Guides)

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Classes are often small, with fewer than 20 students on average. Place Poelaert, dominated by the imposing Law Courts of Brussels, is just 5 minutes away on foot. The population density of Belgium is second only to the Netherlands in Europe. From the end station in Tervuren you can go to a nearby old train station that has been converted to a bar and small restaurant named Spoorloos (literally "without tracks"). €5 Adults, €2 Children age 6-11, under 6 free. edit Woluwe Park, Near Avenue de Tervuren (From center, take a tube (Stockel direction), step down at Montgomery station.

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Frommer's Brussels & Bruges with Ghent & Antwerp (Frommer's

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Delicious crunchy base and some unusual toppings (one was spicy with walnuts, very tasty). Tensions between the Dutch-speaking Flemings of the north and the French-speaking Walloons of the south have led in recent years to constitutional amendments granting these regions formal recognition and autonomy. But there's much more to discover festival and event-wise. Radio 2 is Flanders' largest radio network. Browse the shops at the Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and take some of Belgium's famously divine chocolate home for your friends - if there's any left by the time you get home, that is...

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DK Eyewitness Pocket Map and Guide: Brussels

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The introduction of the single European currency in 1999 will continue to make it easier for Belgian firms to trade within the EU. Belgium's art tradition does not end with the masters. In 1998 there were about 120 power stations operating in Belgium; capacity as of 2002 was 14.223 million kW. Its numerous chessboards are constantly occupied by youngsters, engaged in a match, over a big mug of their favourite beer. The Belgian [PIAS] team provides label management, marketing, sales and in-house promotion services for both the Flemish and French speaking part of the country: a unique offering in the market. [PIAS] Belgium also has its own local A&R team and one of the most successful local artist rosters in the market with acts such as Daan, Ghinzu, Girls In Hawai, Melanie de Biaso & Oscar & The Wolf.

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The Family Guide to Brussels

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After a heated controversy with Germany over reparations payments, Belgium joined France in the occupation of the Ruhr in 1923. The Royal Institute of Natural Sciences (founded in 1846), also in Brussels, provides general scientific services in the areas of biology, mineralogy, paleontology, and zoology. Leuven is also known as the home of Stella Artois and Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewing company. This sprawling complex houses a trio of museums showing off the country's best all-around art collection.

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Top 20 Box Set: Europe Capitals Travel Guide (Vol 2) - Top

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The style that Hergé developed (the ligne clair or clear line) influenced a generation of comic artists. Our bike and boat trips in Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Scotland and Spain require a deposit of £250 per person for each tour. The coastal area of Flanders includes polders (reclaimed land) that were formerly marsh-land. Today we cycle along the river Rupel and Schelde to Bornem. This costs €76 for 2nd class or €117 for 1st. You will get average to bad quality food for average to high prices, and, at busy times, they will try to get rid of you as soon as possible to make space for the next customer.

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Top 10 Brussels (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guides)

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You can eat your fries (frites) in one of the several bars/cafés that carries the sign frites acceptées. In 2004 there were 22,863 asylum applications, mostly from Russia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Iran. There’s a Pharmacy on the 4th floor of the public area of the passenger’s terminal. His first book of short stories was "Bestiario" published in 1951... The chef has worked for prestigious restaurants in Paris. But we'll see why it's worth discovering. Good town-restaurants will also have Brussels versions of dishes like 'anguilles au vert' (wild-caught eel in a fresh-green herb sauce) or stoemp (a rich Brussels variation to puréed potatoes, vegetables and bacon).

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Brussels (American Express Travel Guides)

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Belgian cities have the best chocolate shops with the widest selection that goes from traditional hand-made chocolate little boutiques to worldwide long-established brands, always with the unique flavor of Belgian chocolate and the true traditional manufacturing recipes. She's a Flemish athlete, having won silver on the 2008 Peking Olympics with the 4 X 100m relay race (in a team with Kim Gevaert) and she won a bronze medal at the wolrd championships in Osaka 2007. Today, with a population of close to 76,000, Kortrijk is an important linen and textile manufacturing center.

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