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  • 20 fascinating second cities

    20 fascinating second cities

    October 2nd, 2014Rebecca Hallett
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  • Map: beer from around the world

    Map: beer from around the world

    March 31st, 2014Charles Parkes
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    Beer-lovers rejoice: the British Government recently announced that a pint of beer in the UK will be a whole one penny cheaper than before. Not exactly saving a fortune, but why would that matter when you have thousands of alternatives from around the world? From the Belgian Chimay to the Turkish Efes, Europe alone has much... Read more »

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  • 10 of the world’s more unusual restaurants

    10 of the world’s more unusual restaurants

    February 17th, 2014Olivia Rawes
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  • 20 picturesque Christmas destinations

    20 picturesque Christmas destinations

    December 11th, 2013Rough Guides Editors
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  • Top 9 articles for American readers in 2013

    Top 9 articles for American readers in 2013

    October 23rd, 2013Lottie Gross
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    What inspires you to travel? Whether you’re looking to save the world (one eco-lodge at a time), add new destinations to your travel bucket list, or just taste the finest Belgian beers, check out this rundown of our most inspiring ideas for US travelers on RoughGuides.com: 1. Top 20 Belgian beers Beer is big business... Read more »

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  • The World Outgames, Antwerp

    The World Outgames, Antwerp

    September 17th, 2013Michael Turnbull
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    From synchronised swimming to same-sex dancing, the World Outgames is an Olympic-style competition with a difference – it’s one of two sporting competitions held by the world’s gay community. In August Antwerp played host to the third ever World Outgames, and Rough Guides writer Michael Turnbull went along to discover more about the city’s LGBT community. The... Read more »

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  • Getting seriously active in the Ardennes, Belgium

    Getting seriously active in the Ardennes, Belgium

    June 5th, 2013Martin Dunford
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    Home of the EU, and for most people Europe’s most boring country, Belgium is hardly the most obvious choice for an activity holiday. Yet the thickly wooded hills of its southernmost region, the Ardennes, are one of the country’s biggest surprises: sharply scenic, with peaks of exposed limestone, criss-crossed with waymarked footpaths, busy with wildlife,... Read more »

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  • Gorging on chocolates in Brussels, Belgium

    Gorging on chocolates in Brussels, Belgium

    May 27th, 2013Martin Dunford
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    The Mayans may have invented chocolate long ago, but Belgium is today its world headquarters, and nowhere more so than Brussels, whose temples to the art of the brown stuff are second to none. It’s not just a tourist thing, although within the vicinity of the Grande-Place you could be forgiven for thinking so. Chocolate... Read more »

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  • 26 awe-inspiring architectural wonders

    26 awe-inspiring architectural wonders

    February 25th, 2013Rough Guides Editors
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  • Joining the Gilles at Binche Carnival, Belgium

    Joining the Gilles at Binche Carnival, Belgium

    January 10th, 2013Martin Dunford
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    Taking place in February or March, the four-hundred-year-old Binche Carnival is a magic combination of the country’s national preoccupation with beer – outdoor beer tents are stacked high with a huge variety of Belgian brews – and a bizarre tradition that dates back to the Middle Ages. The spectacular March of the Gilles is a... Read more »

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  • The top twenty best Belgian beers

    The top twenty best Belgian beers

    January 7th, 2012Rough Guides Editors
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    If you’re heading to Belgium any time soon you’ll want to take a good look at this list of the top twenty best Belgian beers. Whether you’re going to be in Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp, Ghent or one of the country’s other entrancing cities, you’ll discover that beer is big business for the locals and they take... Read more »

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