While some wince at the idea of traveling anywhere by train, I welcome the opportunity to sit back and watch the world flow past my window like a moving picture. So when it came time to travel from city to city on my recent trip to Belgium, I knew that taking the train would be the perfect option for me. And although the experience wasn’t completely flawless, I’d definitely … [Read more...] about Riding the Rails in Belgium
When I arrived in Brussels I had no fixed plans. I had prepared myself to walk around and simply explore and find the city’s treasures on my own. However, there was one well-known attraction that didn’t interest me in the least. Call me stuffy or call me a prude but at no time did I have any intention of seeking out Brussels’ most famous resident: the Manneken Pis. … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons It’s Okay to Love the Manneken Pis
I started 2011 with a challenge to myself: to travel more than ever before. To travel further, to travel better, and to do it all with my dignity (and bank account) intact. Outlining this year’s escapes last December, there were a couple of destinations I’d already planned to visit in 2011, but I needed to get the ball rolling on a trip in late winter or early spring. The … [Read more...] about Destination Next: Belgium!