A weekend in Leuven, Belgium
Collected by Adriana Yampey
Leuven is a great little university town that I love in Belgium. I love how many affordable restaurants are at every corner. The 15th century Town Hall is extraordinary, like nothing I've seen before and we are in Belgium, where incredible architecture is the norm. Given a chance, Leuven will certainly impress and satisfy you.
Oude Markt, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Leuven, the capital of Vlaams-Brabant and situated a quick 20 minute train ride from Brussels, will welcome back its student population the third week of September, the start of the 2013-2014 academic year all around Belgium. Some of the...
Bondgenotenlaan 108, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Paying a wee visit to the Bittersweet Chocolatier, while visiting Leuven, is a must! Chocolate is everywhere in Belgium but chocolate with a twist is more difficult to find. The chocolate masters at Bittersweet are doing just that, giving...
Rector De Somerplein 3, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Fonske is the unofficial mascot of KU Leuven, pouring knowledge into his head one beer at a time. Leuven, a picturesque university town, is a quick 15 minute train ride from Brussels and makes for a perfect place to escape the bustle of busy...
Tiensestraat 8, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
At the beginning of the century there were around four thousand breweries in Belgium. Domus brewery was opened in September 1985 and is one of the few independent breweries left in Leuven. Most of them closed down or were bought by the giant...
Grote Markt 9, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
For a small fee of ten euro you can get married in style, at Leuven's 15th century Gothic style Town Hall. The tours of this magnificent structure happen every Sunday at three o'clock. One thing I did not like about the guided tour is that even...
Parijsstraat 61, 3000 Leuven & oudemarkt 34 3000, 3000, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Ask me where I think the best sushi is in Belgium and I will tell you, the Sushi Lounge in Leuven. I am a big fan and a constant consumer of sushi and I am always looking for the best sushi places. In my two year stay here in Belgium none of the...
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