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Destination: Belgium

The top 4 coolest places in Brussels for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.  I had the pleasure of interviewing our ultra-glamorous and Brussels connoisseur friend, Paola Carattoli Di Clemente, who definitely knows a thing or two about the coolest places to eat in Brussels. Here are Paola’s recommendations. You won’t be disappointed. Breakfast La Table Rustique, located along the chic Avenue Louise. Great for reading the morning papers while eating a healthy and delicious breakfast. Start your morning at La Table Rustique, located in the Louise area. A cozy spot,

“What can I visit with my kids in Bruges?”, is a question I get frequently asked. Since I live in the capital city of the province of West Flanders, it makes sense to ask a local! Bruges, at first glance, resembles a Disney Park, minus the fact that real people, like me, actually live here and we don’t walk around in Mickey Mouse nor Medieval costumes (although I read somewhere on Facebook that the Mayor might propose this). It is an incredibly easy town to visit with kids. You can

Although afternoon-teas are best associated with the British culture, this delightful ritual can be also be enjoyed on the other side of the English Channel. As Bruges, in Flanders, is a favorite destination with the Brits, some of the local hotels and cafes’ now offer a very decent afternoon-tea experience. Lucky for me, as I am rather obsessed with little pastries, cucumber sandwiches and a correctly brewed pot of tea.   “There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” Henry