Wondering what to do with family and friends when they come over to visit? Worry-eth not. Because this is a cracking concept. Brussels Greeters Network provides encounters with local residents to discover Brussels through the eyes of someone who lives in and knows the city. Greeters are made up of around 80 volunteers who love Brussels and want to share their passion and knowledge with newcomers.
You can live in a city for years and never get around to doing some of the basic stuff but, due to a friend arriving from the UK, Bxl30Days took a tour bus trip around Brussels. And, yes, it was freezing.
This totally weird ‘working monument’ was built for the World Trade Fair of 1958 at the Heysel exhibition park. The fair was the first such exhibition to take place following the Second World War and took a ride on the coat-tails of a newly vibrant Europe.