Brussels city guide

Welcome to Brussels - Brussels, Belgium

Intro to Brussels

Brussels, the capital of Belgium, acts as the headquarters for NATO, and is the center of the European Union. As such, the city is filled with bankers, business men and women, and travelers like you.

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Brussels essentials

Car Rentals in Brussels

We don't recommend renting a car if you plan to tour only Brussels during your stay, but because we planned to drive to Paris after our visit, we chose to rent a car. » read more

Getting Around Brussels

The best way to see Brussels is by foot. Start in the Grand Place and make your way in any direction to a new, interesting neighborhood. But, if you'd rather take mass transit, trams and trains are about as plentiful as the beer and chocolate. » read more

Getting Into Brussels

Find out how to get to and from the airport, where you can pick up train and tram schedules and maps, and much more. » read more

Brussels feature stories

Budget Tips: Brussels

From free sights to the card that can get you in to see Mannekin Pis' costumes - all you need to know about budgeting for Brussels. » read more

Expect to Spend: Brussels

Brussels is one of the more expensive cities in Europe, but that doesn't mean the hotel rooms and other necessities have to drain your wallet. » read more

Hotel Scene: Brussels

Brussels is first and foremost a business town, but don't let that stop you from making a visit. We found many hotels to be charming and cheap.» read more

Reviewing Brussels

Find out what Brussels is all about, straight from Cheapo Meredith Franco Meyers.» read more

Steamed Mussels in Brussels

It's not easy finding reasonable food fare in Brussels which is, for the most part, an expensive capital city. So, we were all ears when the locals recommended the "mussels in Brussels." » read more

Welcome to Brussels

Brussels, the capital of Belgium, acts as the headquarters for NATO, and is the center of the European Union. As such, the city is filled with bankers, business men and women, and travelers like you.» read more