The One In Brugge

Dear Sam,

One of the best things about Europe is the gorgeous little cities that you can wander around in even for just a day. Brugge is definitely one of those cities.

My ultimate top tip about Brugge is: Do not go on a Sunday.

If you’re just looking at exploring for a day, a lot of things are closed on a Sunday so you may end up sad, like me. Ha ha.

But nah, there’s still a lot of shops open. Not to mention the chocolatiers! Along the tiny streets of this beautiful medieval town are cute little chocolate shops bursting for tourists to come in.

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So I went in.

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To probably 4 or 5.

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And bought all the pralines I could get my greedy little hands on.

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Catching a break from eating, it was time to explore the city centre.

Fun fact: It’s only a hectare so it’s pretty small.

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You’ll see the belfry which is probably the tallest building in all of Brugge so it’s a great meeting point if you break up in groups or anything. Just across the Belfry is the town hall and lined up restaurants that are an array of different delicacies.

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Similar to Amsterdam, Brugge also has pretty canals.

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And some museums worth going to like the Frittes Museum, Gruuthuse Museum and this one I thought you’d like-

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The Beer Museum.

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I did a bit more walking before a bit more eating.

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This here is the Lover’s Lake, which is meant to bring good luck to lovers who visit it. But my lover was nowhere to be found.. again. Lol

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Okay, top two things that you have to eat in Brugge:

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Hands down, best waffle I’ve ever had in my life.

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Hands down, best fries I’ve ever had in my life.

I don’t know? There is something about their fries and their mayonnaise that tastes different!

I probably gained three kilos in one day with the amount of food I ate. But all worth it.

Still hoping you’d come exploring with me,

Isabel

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