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manneken pis
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It’s silly. It’s campy. And although most Bruxellois would prefer not to be symbolized by a statue of a peeing boy, it’s a must-stop if you’re traveling with kids. It’s located only a few blocks from the Grand Place on the corner of the rue du Chene and rue de l’Etuve. Like my boys, your more »

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As a kid, I spent summers at the Belgian countryside, renting a sprawling weather-beaten beach house with another family, often with a stray friend or cousin in tow. We were usually between 8 and 10 kids sharing bunk beds, laughs, and, one unfortunate summer, head lice. We’d spend the days riding our bikes on the more »

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tartine au fromage blanc
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You’ll find this light snack on a sunny café terraces in countless squares throughout Brussels and much of Belgium. You can find fromage blanc (a fresh, soft cheese) in finer grocery stores in the U.S. I bought mine at Trader Joe’s. Radish slices are traditionally added but you could add cucumbers and any fresh herbs more »

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