Brussels Close Up
iOS Universal Travel
• The secret is out and you can be in on it! •
Forget what you thought you knew about Brussels. The Belgian capital has shrugged off its boring image and is ready for its close up.
Boasting over 2,000 restaurants, a burgeoning live music scene, renowned fashion designers, world-class museums and performing art venues, and hundreds of acres of forests and parks, Brussels residents have known for years that their city is the best kept secret in Europe. Thanks to NATO, the European Union, several highly ranked universities, and the myriad multinational corporations that call Brussels home, the secret is out, and the streets of Brussels pulse with an international esprit. No wonder it's called "The Capital of Europe."
Brussels Close Up reveals:
*Tucked away parks
*Neighborhood art galleries
*Museums, big and small
*Local and lively cafés, bars and restaurants
*Hotels--big chains and little gems
*Serene green spaces
*Beauty & wellness centers
*Rockin' live music venues
*Not-to-miss annual events
*Easy day trips to other Belgian cities
*Best shopping streets and neighborhoods
*Useful addresses, phone number and
local English language publications
*Over 1300 photograph, including many by professional
Brussels photographer Michael Chia (michaelchia.eu)
Let "Brussels Close Up" be your personal tour guide and friend in the Capital of Europe---whether you're just passing through or planning to stay a while.
• About the Author •
Kimberley Lovato is a freelance writer who lived six years in Brussels, exploring the nooks and crannies of the city. She has written extensively about Brussels and Belgium in various print and online magazines including b.there Magazine, b.spirit magazine, Together Magazine, Delta Sky Magazine, Executive Travel Magazine, the St. Petersburg Times, and Leite's Culinaria. Her love of travel and food lead her to write a culinary travel book, Walnut Wine & Truffle Groves, about the Dordogne region of France, which was released by Running Press in March 2010.
• About Sutro Media •
This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!
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