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Backpacking in Belgium: Staying at Charlie Rockets Hostel in Bruges

Backpacking in Belgium: Staying at Charlie Rockets Hostel in Bruges

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In 2016, I finally gave some airtime to Belgium. Yes, I had been before but I breezed through it on a road trip with my German mate Rene. After Northern Ireland got knocked out of the Euros in France, I …

Backpacking in Belgium: My Stay At Hostel 47, Ghent

Backpacking in Belgium: My Stay At Hostel 47, Ghent

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On arrival into Belgium, my friend Pol told me to try and visit Ghent. At the time I was enjoying the quirkiness of Brussels (yes I wee-weed against a church) and then I decided on a train to Ghent, spontaneously. …

Backpacking in Belgium: Staying at Jacques Brel Hostel, Brussels

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Oh Brussels, this place certainly sprouted a surprise in my backpacking calendar. The reason being, 10 hours before I arrived in the city, I had no idea I would be here. It all relied on the Northern Ireland v. Wales …

Urinating in Belgium: Top Three Wee Wees in Brussels

Urinating in Belgium: My Top Three Wee Wees in Brussels

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When you backpack endlessly through boring non-descript cities sometimes it’s the crazy stuff you buzz off and not the obvious sights. By the time I reached Brussels, I was done with touring museums, churches, mosques and castles. I fell asleep …

Road Tripping Through Belgium

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We left Hannover mid afternoon for a road trip through the rest of the Western Side of Germany, the short mid-trip through ‘The Kingdom of Belgium’ and a wee trip to Campeigne, north of Paris in France. It all began …