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Things to do: Eat pancakes

Very basic thing to do in Paris – stop at one of the stalls along Champs Elysees, and get a crepe with nutella, or lemon and sugar. And then gobble it up as you sit on a bench and watch the traffic pass by . The Nutella might drip if …

Things to do: Night in Paris

There is something utterly peaceful about finding a quay down by the Seine, in the summer, when it starts to get dark in the evening. And then, “magically” at nine, the Eiffel Tower starts lighting up. And despite having just been to Disneyland Paris – this feels like the real …

Things to see: Chocolate museum

In my series of things to see in Brussels (although, honestly, waffles and fries will get you very far), the chocolate museum makes its way, dubiously, onto the list. A chocolate museum should, in theory, be a fantastic thing. This museum, however, is more worth the visit because of the …

Things to see: The Atomium

When I talk to people after my visit to Brussels, and tell them about The Atomium, my most frequent reaction is “What?” This leads me to believe that I’ve really picked up on it being a “thing,” from my dad’s comics from the 60s and 70s – again, a lot of …

Things to see: Comic book museum

When I was looking up things to see in Brussels – the only reason I was going there was because I’d never been and it was a quick train ride from Paris – I asked around if anyone had any tips on what should be seen. I got a lot …