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Highlights of Brussels

Highlights of Brussels

Brussels is quickly becoming a trendy spot for weekend getaways and holidays. Apart from its famous chocolates and beers there are many attractions that most visitors cannot begin to imagine. It is a centre of European culture, officially nicknamed ‘the European Village’, with almost 90 museums, beautiful parks, fascinating walks, trendy restaurants and bars. — Brussels.info Once I made up my mind about going to Brussels, I ran a quick couchsurfing search and Andrew’s profile caught my attention. Born in New York, he has traveled and taught English in Europe and South East Asia and is now finishing his masters […]

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Standby Tales: Crossing the Pond

Standby Tales: Crossing the Pond

As I have mentioned before, I have standby travel privileges through a friend of mine who works for a major US airline (thanks, Cody!). That means I can fly for free anywhere in the US and in economy class to most of western Europe, but only if there are open seats available on a flight. Business and First class travel is also majorly discounted so it was a no-brainer for me to try and get a business class seat on my way to across the pond. Going to Brussels Since none of US airlines fly directly to Kiev, I found […]

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