Great beers and great everything in French-speaking Belgium

Beer stacks up well against the many time-honored charms of Wallonia

Wedged like a time capsule inside the cobbled heart of central Brussels, the Grand-Place is breathtaking. Three-hundred-year-old façades of former guild houses and royal residences, delicately fashioned with gold and from stone and worn at the corners, run 360-degrees around the old town square, breaking only to grant entry to a few meandering, café-lit streets. […]

Travel Contests: Week of September 18, 2013

Travel Contests September 18, 2013

This week’s travel contests include: Win a 6-Night Trip to Scotland for 4 People Win a 16 GB iPad in Gogo’s first ever @instagram contest! (on Facebook) Win a beer-themed trip to Belgium

Travel Contests: Week of September 11, 2013

Contests September 11, 2013

This week’s travel contests include: Win a $35,000 trip to Italy (on Facebook) Win a week-long Norwegian cruise from O Magazine Win a trip to the World Beard and Moustache Championships in Germany Win a 7-day Norwegian cruise vacation for two Win a beer-themed trip to Belgium Win a trip for two to Aruba and […]

Belgium: Bruges

My favorite image from this trip.

Photographer Tim Gaylord explored four cities in Belgium in four days. This is his photographic journey. ALL PHOTO GALLERIES: Brussels | Mechelen | Ghent | Bruges If you’re a photo enthusiast you’ll have a field day in Bruges. The character and charm of the buildings in addition to the incredible light will have you snapping […]

Belgium: Ghent

Ghent @ 6am

Photographer Tim Gaylord explored four cities in Belgium in four days. This is his photographic journey. ALL PHOTO GALLERIES: Brussels | Mechelen | Ghent | Bruges Ghent is only a 30-minute train ride away from Brussels and is on the line from Brussels to Bruges and the coast. If you’re planning to visit Bruges and […]

Belgium: Mechelen

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Photographer Tim Gaylord explored four cities in Belgium in four days. This is his photographic journey. ALL PHOTO GALLERIES: Brussels | Mechelen | Ghent | Bruges Next stop along the way was Mechelen. Although this city is often overshadowed by Brussels and Ghent it’s definitely worth a visit. A great attribute is that it’s a […]

Belgium: Brussels

A local on his way to work.

Photographer Tim Gaylord explored four cities in Belgium in four days. This is his photographic journey. ALL PHOTO GALLERIES: Brussels | Mechelen | Ghent | Bruges Belgium is quickly becoming one of Europe’s must-see destinations and after a recent trip that included stops in Brussels, Mechlen, Bruge and Ghent I understand why. My first stop […]

Traveling Around Holland

View of Amsterdam from room @ The Grand Amrath Hotel

By Tim Gaylord: After traveling through Belgium, I had the luxury of seeing several amazing cities throughout Holland on my way to Amsterdam. I was traveling with a group of terrific writers, and our first stops were through the region of Zeeland and the westernmost provinces of the Netherlands. While Amsterdam is without doubt one […]