Category Archives: Belgium

Brussels bleg

I’ll be there next week, in fact just in time for the Brexit vote. Above and beyond the obvious guidebook sights, what do you all recommend that I do? And where should I eat? Here is a good Ian Buruma … Continue reading

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How to make beer a natural monopoly?

Bruges is trying something different: The Belgian city of Bruges has approved plans to build a pipeline which will funnel beer underneath its famous cobbled streets. Locals and politicians were fed up with huge lorries clattering through the cobbled streets … Continue reading

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