vendredi 17 février 2017

Around the hotel


I- Place du Luxembourg (at 1 minute)

Markets, bars, restaurant, taxis.. you can find anything you want around this place.

Tips for you: every Thursday evening, after-work in every bar.



II- Espace Léopold and parlementarium (at 3 minutes)

You can easily visit this place according to the opening hours for tourists.



III- Place de Londres (at 5 minutes)

Lot of bars and restaurants.. More info here: https://fr.yelp.be/search?find_desc=place+de+londres&find_loc=Bruxelles%2C+Bruxelles

IV- Filigranes Library (at 10 minutes)

Situated between 2 subway stations (between Trône and Arts-Loi), this library proposes you not only books, but also cupcakes, cheescakes..

V- Chaussée d'Ixelles and Matongé district (at 10 minutes)

Matongé District is a very animated one, with lot of bars and restaurant. Concerning the Chaussée d'Ixelles, the main street is lined with shops, you've the choice. You've already some shops at Toison d'or Avenue.

VI- Royal Park and Royal Palace (at 10 minutes)


You can visit the Royal Palace between July and September basicaly.

VII- Place St Boniface (at 10 minutes)

You have many restaurants and bar around the place, but you've also St Boniface church.

Tips for you: you're too close to Chaussée d'Ixelles not to go!


VIII-Royal Belgian Institute of Natural sciences (15 minutes)

Exhibitions are always changing, you can't see the same thing two times !

IX-Parc du Cinquentenaire & Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military (20 minutes)

It's a great opportunity to having a walk.. The park is built around an old city gate.



It seems a shame to miss that while it's so much close to the hotel..











vendredi 10 février 2017

Best waffles of Brussels // Les meilleures gaufres de la capitale..

Brussel's waffles are renowned everywhere in the world. We have lot of waffle's shops in the Capital, but here is a little list including the best places where you can eat a waffle and being sure you'll not be disappointed.

1- MAISON DANDOY 

The cream of the crop for lot of people. There are differents tea rooms in Brussels near the Grand Place or the city center. What else ? You can also buy some Speculoos before leaving.
Its reputation is up to your expectations.



2- LE FUNAMBULE

A small store which can nevertheless look like one of these tourist-catcher, but waffles are excellent, and you have an infinity of possibilities.



3-BELGAUFRA

Produces Liege's waffles, Result change, trust me.


4- SMALLS TRUCKS

The slogan is: ore you take something simple, more you'll be convinced. In fact, if you buy a simple waffle or a one with whipped cream, you'll be convinced, trust me. You can find this truck approximately everywhere in the city, don't hesitate to test it. The simplest is the best.


But you, where is your favorite waffle's shop? 

BON APPETIT !



mardi 31 janvier 2017

What are we going to do in February?

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-Brussels Dance beginning


-Holiday show 2017 beginning (Brussels expo)

-O Solitude beginning (Beursschouwburg)
-Art truc troc & Design beginning (Palace of fine arts)
-Afropolitain festival beginning (BOZAR)
-End of Propulse Festival
-Stories for the youngest (Laeken Library)
-Manneken-Pis opening party (GardeRobe Manneken-Pis)
-End of Intersections #4  CID & Friends
-End of Holiday show 2017
-End of Art truc troc & Design
-End of Afropolitain festival
-End of William KLEIN exhibition
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-Réparer les Vivants beginning (les tanneurs theater)
-Board game (Laeken Library)
-The Naked eye  beginning (Les Brigitinnes)
-Flagey Piano Day beginning
-Meeting with Hippolyte WOUTERS (Riches-Claires Library)
-ARTopenKUNST Vernissage (Vanderborght building)
-Salon du chocolat beginning (Tour & Taxis)
-End of Ukiyo-e exhibition

-End Le sapin en plastique & Trance (both at Riches-Claires)
-End of « réparer les vivants »
-End of The Naked Eye
-ARTopen KUNST beginning (Vanderborght building)
-Rugby: Belgium-Georgia (King Baudoin Stadium)
-End of the Salon du chocolat
- End of Flagey Piano Day
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-Reading about photography (Laeken Library)
-Quartier 3 destruction totale beginning (Théâtre de poche)

-Tea party & Board game party (Laeken Library)
-L’Orkestre Music-theatre beginning & Le vieux juif blonde beginning (both at Riches-Claires)

-Affordable art fair beginning (Tour & Taxis)

-End of Antigone (Théâre royal)
-Rugby: Belgium-Russia (King Baudoin Stadium)
-Pilipi, fufu et choux beginning (The maison de la création)
-Batibouw 2017 beginning (Brussels expo)

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-Street Artist Audition (The culture service)
-End of Affordable Art Fair
-Inauguration of the Van Artevelde senior pavillon
-Illustration workshop (Laeken Library)
-Wees vreugdevol om uw talenten (community centre de Linde)

-Comic Con beginning (Tour&Taxi)
-End of Batibouw 2017
-End of the Comic Con
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-Carnival course Farm of the Maximilian Park beginning
-Carnaval of the community centers (Place Willems)





ALL MONTH LONG

àRenaissance of a unique masterpiece (Museum of the city of Brussels)
àJust Married, a history of marriage (Costume & Lace museum)
àBXL Universel (Centrale for contemporary art)


àSabena (Atomium)
àBrussels Dance
à O Solitude (Beursschouwburg)
àEvery Friday, disco party at Poseidon Rink

MANNEKEN-PIS COSTUMES

-2/3: Beulemans      
-2/4: Shepherd          
-2/5: Organ Builder           -2/6: Soldier           
-2/11: Call 112  
-2/15: as a Serbian 
-2/25: Bolivia Diablada
-2/27: Dominican Republic