My impressions of Belgium and Luxembourg

I am happening trip
I am happening trip

Belgium and Luxembourg are two neighboring nations which are value visiting in the identical journey. Though Luxembourg is a really small nation, it has its attraction and Belgium is stuffed with attention-grabbing locations like one thing out of a narrative.

These have been my impressions.


-Luxembourg is likely one of the cleanest cities I’ve ever been to.

-The WIFI in Luxembourg Metropolis is free and works nice.

-Though small, it is likely one of the richest nations on the earth and, in response to the Worldwide Financial Fund, it has the best GDP per capita on the earth.

-The minimal wage in Luxembourg could be very excessive, 1,800 euros per 30 days. Nonetheless life could be very costly.

-The federal government provides every kind of advantages to its residents.

-Folks have excellent automobiles!

-At 6 within the afternoon the whole lot is abandoned, besides on weekends when issues transfer extra.

-Many individuals reside in different nations however work in Luxembourg. This permits them to pay much less lease.


-They’ve wonderful beer, many types (even chocolate) and might have as much as 11% alcohol!

-Belgian chocolate lives as much as its fame however it’s a must to know the place to go. There may be additionally dangerous chocolate and loads. A simple strategy to know its high quality is by worth, usually good chocolate is dear. My favorite was the Neuhaus model

-Brussels has extra to supply than meets the attention (and what they inform you).

-Essentially the most spectacular dinosaur fossils I’ve seen are in Brussels, within the museum of pure sciences.

-The Grand Place in Brussels was known as by Victor Hugo as “Essentially the most lovely sq. on the earth” and it’s certainly of a powerful magnificence.

-The Belgians are literally like a bunch of assorted nationalities. Within the south they communicate primarily French and within the north Flemish (similar to Dutch). Brussels is the purpose the place evidently the whole lot is blended up but it surely additionally has its identification. This has led to numerous issues and conflicts between areas. For years there was speak of a separation. However it would not seem to be it’ll occur anytime quickly.

-Belgian beer is a gem (I do not care if I already stated it)

-The waffles or waffles are scrumptious though the unique model solely has sugar. At the moment you may see them with every kind of accompaniments from ice cream, nutella, strawberries and way more. The joke is to go to a spot the place they make the waffle proper there.

-Everybody advised me about Bruges, their magic, their magnificence and their fairy story look. Nothing they advised me ready me for what I take into account to be one of the crucial lovely cities on the earth.

-Going to Bruges on a day journey, with out staying to sleep, is an actual disgrace.

-I got here throughout many very good Belgians and lots of others with the incorrect job.

-Tip just isn’t left though rounding the invoice is customary.

-Beer, do not forget

-I had an distinctive local weather, a warmth at occasions fairly insufferable. All of the individuals I met advised me that it was not regular, that I used to be fortunate as a result of it normally rains and it’s chilly.

-Gante was one of the best shock of the journey, beautiful-beautiful and with fewer vacationers than Bruges. Though from my perspective with somewhat (just a bit, each are a should) much less attraction.

-The most effective hostels I’ve stayed in is in Ghent, it is known as Uppelink and it has a view that neither Obama has.

-For some cause virtually the whole lot closes at 5 or 6pm. So I skipped lunch to get to know as a lot as attainable and with the whole lot closed, get pleasure from a dinner with beer.

-Because of the jumble of languages ​​within the nation, no person makes you costly in the event you communicate to them in English or many occasions in Spanish.

-I desire a beer.

-The Belgians had a really grey episode within the Congo (of which few communicate). Within the XIX-XX century its king Leopold II was obsessive about having a colony and primarily based on lies and fairly badly he conquered Central Africa. The exploitation of the sources is claimed to have claimed the lives of 15 million Africans. An outrage recognized to few.

-Belgium just isn’t a rustic that may be known as clear and, in comparison with Luxembourg, it’s the buddy who doesn’t bathe. Nonetheless, the vacationer websites stay in good situation.

-The assaults in Brussels nonetheless echo within the habits of the individuals and particularly within the army presence within the metropolis. Which truthfully as a Mexican made me really feel a bit at house hahahaha.

-The Belgians are very fairly.

-In Antwerp there may be a whole lot of Latin, I had the chance to greet three Colombians and many individuals wrote to me. Apart from that I heard Spanish spoken all over the place.

-The costs on the whole are similar to the remainder of Europe, though I take into account that in some locations the worth for cash of the meals was fairly honest.


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