Tasty Tips: Foods to try in Reims, France

Foods in Reims France

The Champagne region of France is well known for its ancient Roman Empire, lively center and its famous drink, the Champagne.  I have learned that you can't just call any sparkling wine a Champagne if it doesn't originate from this region.  Many visit this region to sample the drink as well as try out its ...

The Schwetzingen Palace in Germany

Schwetzingen Palace

The Schwetzingen Palace is located in the German state of Baden-Wurttemberg.  It was built around the 1700 to 1800's, inside the palace are beautiful ornate gardens, a mosque, theater, ruins and Apollo temple.  It has also been described as the 'Miniature Versailles'. At the entrance, you will see a map and an overview photo (shown above) ...

Pika Pika Japan – a cute Japanese shop in Ixelles

Pika Pika Japan

In Ixelles (a part of the municipality in Brussels), there's a shop called Pika Pika Japan that's filled with total kawaiiness all over.  Pika Pika Japan is a shop that sells items that are 100% all from Japan.  They sell clothing, accessories, stationery, toys and much more.  The most popular item (I think) are the ...

Alice in a Labyrinth Restaurant

Alice in a Labyrinth Restaurant

The Alice in a Labyrinth Restaurant is part of the 'Alice in Wonderland themed restaurants' by Diamond Dining.  This restaurant is located in Ginza, a ritzy part of Tokyo.  Once you find the restaurant, you will notice a large picture book at the entrance door, this will take you to inside the wonderland themed restaurant. Alice ...

Photo Tour: Chocolates, Pastries and sweet delights in Brussels

Chocolate, Pastries, and sweets Photos Brussels

During my recent trip to Brussels, I was overwhelmed just looking at the window display around the city center.  Most of the displays were filled with Belgian chocolates, pastries and many other sweet delights that just looked so scrumptious.  What makes it more enjoyable is that, you can even smell the freshly baked Belgian waffles ...

The Smurf Store in Brussels

Smurf Store Brussels

In the city center of Brussels, there's a little blue shop called the Smurf Store.  You heard it right, its the Smurf Store.  The only and exclusive Smurf store in the world.  This shop sells Smurf items - clothing, plush dolls, figurines, toys, and many more.  It is located next to the Moof Museum (Galeria ...

10 Interesting Facts About Brussels

Interesting Facts About Brussels

10 Interesting Facts About Brussels 1.   Brussels is the capital city of Belgium. 2.   Galeries St. Hubert is Europe's oldest shopping arcade that has been opened since 1847. 3.   Brussels has an area of 62.2 Square miles. 4.   Brussels is also known as the 'Heart of Europe' since its the capital of the European Union and headquarters of NATO. 5.   ...