What to know before attending Graspop Metal Meeting

What to know before attending Graspop Metal Meeting

Once a year, thousands of metalheads descend on a sleepy Flemish hamlet to attend one of Europe’s largest and most famous metal festivals, the Graspop Metal Meeting. For four days, the whole area thunders as the countryside is given over to hundreds of tents serving beer, merchandise, and entertainment.  Fans from all over the world come to see many of the largest acts across the metal spectrum.  I hope that this guide gives you all that you need to know about attending the Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium.

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Where to stay in Brussels for every budget

Where to stay in Brussels for every budget

Brussels and I have a complicated relationship: I don’t mean to go back, but it just seems to keep drawing me back.  As a result, I’ve stayed at various hostels and hotels all around Brussels.  To cover a few other places, I’ve asked fellow travel bloggers on their picks for where to stay in Brussels.

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Visiting the ‘abandoned’ town of Doel, Belgium: A reflection on visiting Doel

Visiting the ‘abandoned’ town of Doel, Belgium: A reflection on visiting Doel

As soon as I read about an abandoned town in Belgium that had been left to rot, Belgium, both my husband and I felt this dark urge to visit Doel, Belgium. I’m a naturally curious person and for me, I sometimes have to see a place to feel the emotions rather than letting others tell me how something is.  Finally, we made it to Doel, Belgium last month.  However, it wasn’t what I expected.  (more…)

A Europe Itinerary for 2 months in Europe: Your perfect itinerary for Europe

A Europe Itinerary for 2 months in Europe: Your perfect itinerary for Europe

On my first trip to Europe, I made a lot of mistakes as I was trying to see many capital cities as possible in the shortest possible time. Halfway through my Europe trip, I was exhausted and I felt like I had barely seen any nature or small cities. I’ve been very fortunate to have taken multiple European backpacking trips and I’ve been living in Europe for nearly three years now.  I hope that I can help a bit with helping you create your perfect European itinerary that mixes capital cities with cultural centers and stunning nature to show you the best of Europe in two months! You’ll find a downloadable excel to help you plan your own European trip at the end!

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