Archives for October 2010

Amsterdam Hotel Review: Hotel Pulitzer

Our stay at the Hotel Pulitzer was met with both anticipation and expectation.  I had read a lot of good things about this hotel and the idea of staying in a hotel comprised of 25 restored 17th and 18th century historical canal houses appealed to me.  I mean really, in Amsterdam, you have to … [Read more...]

One Day While in Brussels…

When I first considered Brussels as one of our stops during our European vacation I didn't think much about it.  Brussels is known for its beer and mussels, two items in which I do not indulge.   Since time was limited, I decided to give Brussels just one day.  We arrived by train from Brugge.  And, … [Read more...]

Brussels Hotel Review: The Dominican

Located behind the theatre La Monnale, off of the Grand Place, The Dominican is perfect a home base from which to view the sights that Brussels has to offer.  The hotel is situated on the site of a 15th century Dominican Abbey, a history echoed in the soaring high ceilings, original stone floors,  … [Read more...]

Photo Tour: The Best of Brugge

In September I spent 2 of the most enjoyable days in Brugge.  Founded in the 9th century, Brugge is the capital and the largest city of the Flemish Region of Belgium. Today it is a World Heritage Site and a popular tourist center that is indeed a sight for your eyes.  Brugge means "city of bridges", … [Read more...]