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Just above the Brussels Information Center (BIP) – the place to pick up maps, brochures, and Brussels Cards – lies a charming exhibit about the city of Brussels as it exists today.  This is more funhouse than history museum, where you’ll learn the interesting tidbits that will make you and your family sound like experts more »

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Just outside of Brussels, in the sterile university town of Louvain-la-Neuve, a stark lopsided box appears to have been lowered and squeezed into place to house the new Hergé Museum. Opened in 2009, the stunning modern museum building designed by Christian de Portzamparc seems an odd fit for the works of Hergé, creator of the more »

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I lived in Belgium until I was nine years old.  As a teen, I went back every summer, but somehow I haven’t managed to make it back very often as I got older.  When we took our three boys last summer, I rediscovered my home country through their eyes.  They met relatives they never even knew they more »

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