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A puppet of Cyrano de Bergerac has presided over my mother’s mantle as long as I can remember. It was such a part of our living room scenery that I never bothered to ask about its origin. I only knew that our Cyrano had once performed on the Brussels stage. On my last visit to Brussels, more »

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parlementarium
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The European Parliament’s flashy state-of-the-art visitor center was subject to some criticism when it opened in the midst of a recession and growing fiscal austerity. But the museum is open and the whole experience is over the top, with electronic displays, interactive electronic guides available in 23 languages, and video walls. Some kids will be more »

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bruges canals
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When you’re strolling through the narrow century-old streets of Bruges or standing on a bridge gazing out at the canal, you can’t help but wonder what your life would have been like in its heyday. Would you be a merchant, a cobbler, a nun? What rung of the complicated social ladder would fate have landed more »

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cambridge belgian beer festival
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Before you get too, too excited, you should know that the festival beers are not actually Belgian but “Belgian-style” brews from local-ish breweries. That said, this is a really fun day in a lovely little town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and it’s well worth the trip from the DC area. We went there as a more »

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