Top 10 things to do in Hasselt

Among travelers, Hasselt isn’t as well known as some other Belgian cities. But that’s what makes it such a fun place to explore: it’s off the beaten path and there’s no tacky souvenir shops, no chain restaurants and no risk of running into busloads of tourists. It’s the real Belgium,…

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Antwerp’s architectural wonderland

For years, I kept hearing about an area of Antwerp with lots of amazing turn-of-the-century architecture. It’s called Cogels-Osylei, which is also the name of the main street running through the neighborhood. It’s a few kilometers outside the city’s historic center, where the main tourist attractions are located, which is why it took me so long…

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