A Photo Essay: Brussels, Belgium

We didn’t spend much time in Brussels, and we definitely didn’t feel a connection with Brussels like we did with Ghent and Bruges, but it was a pretty place nonetheless. There were some aspects of the city that we enjoyed, others we didn’t and a couple of pretty funny incidents that we encountered. Like when we were waiting for our train in a crowded and quiet but thankfully heated room, and the lady sitting directly across from us lifted up her leg and let a big one rip and then continued to carry on like nothing happened. Everyone around acted like they didn’t hear a thing either. Call us immature, but it was incredibly hard to keep a straight face and not laugh. And when that happens and you try to hold your laughter in, it then just gets that much harder–we had to make a quick exit before we lost it. Anyways, that really has nothing to do with Brussels itself, but I just felt the need to share–as apparently did the lady across from us…

I’ll be sharing more about what we liked and didn’t like about the town soon, as well as a video we made in Belgium. But, for now, here is Brussels from our eyes:

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  • Darlene Nelson
    Posted at 12:58h, 13 April Reply

    Love the pictures of Belgium….just beautiful! I love the cobblestone streets. The streets in Fergus used to be cobblestone and was very disappointed when they removed them. I enjoy seeing all your travels. Gramma Dar

    • Jenna Kvidt
      Posted at 20:05h, 16 April Reply

      Thanks 🙂 I love cobblestone streets too–it’s sad when they change them!

  • The Fighting Couple (
    Posted at 12:59h, 13 April Reply

    Love, love, love this post. The pics make me feel like I am there!

    • Jenna Kvidt
      Posted at 20:02h, 16 April Reply

      Thanks! Really appreciate the nice comment! 🙂 We are wishing we were back there!

  • Robert
    Posted at 19:03h, 16 April Reply

    Beautiful Photos! Brussels is one of my favorite European cities.

    • Jenna Kvidt
      Posted at 20:04h, 16 April Reply

      Thanks, Robert! I think we need to go back to Brussels to give it another chance–it was definitely pretty!

  • Sofia
    Posted at 01:36h, 18 April Reply

    I loved Belgium, and Brussels is an awesome city – would go back any time!

    • Jenna Kvidt
      Posted at 10:02h, 19 April Reply

      We really enjoyed Belgium too–I think we need to give Brussels another chance 🙂

  • Rosemary
    Posted at 17:02h, 11 May Reply

    Lovely, photos, makes me want to visit. But even the photos look cold.
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    • Jenna Kvidt
      Posted at 15:58h, 27 May Reply

      Thanks! It was a little chilly when we were there–it was the beginning of winter. So beautiful though–we really enjoyed it!

  • Kyi
    Posted at 02:34h, 22 July Reply

    Love your photos! One of my favorite is the line of those rental bicycles. Belgium is in my travel wish list now.
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    • Jenna Kvidt
      Posted at 10:09h, 24 July Reply

      Thanks! You should definitely make a trip there if you have a chance–we really enjoyed the entire country. I loved how many bicycles were around too–I wish we would have rented one to take a ride!

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