If you have time for a short side trip from Brussels take one of Europe’s most scenic train routes to Luxembourg. The lush Petrusse Valley and gorgeous architecture in the city make Luxembourg one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited.
As we were walking around the old town we stumbled upon a quirky street festival with lots of interesting yet seemingly unrelated performers, like this mismatched couple and one-eyed alien.
Research restaurant choices beforehand if you are heading to the Place d’Armes for dinner. The options are overwhelming and some restaurants will require reservations.