This Thursday, Sept.29, 12-1pm, we’ll Discover Belgium
BELGIUM is a unique country centrally located in the
northwest part o central Europe on the North Sea.
It’s culturally divided into Dutch-speaking Flanders to
the north and French-speaking Wallonia to the south.
Its capital is Brussels, its largest city.The population is
nearly 10 million. BELGIUM is noted for its myriad of festivals, traditions
and living well.2012 is labeled the Year of Gastronomy.
It produces over 170,000 tons of Chocolate a year,
including 2,130 Chocolate shops, has more than 650
varieties of Beer, 300 types of cheeses, is noted for its
Belgian frites, with over 5000 friteries, Belgian wafels,
Belgian endives, Brussels sprouts, museums, castles, spas,
Medieval architecture, and more. The capital city enjoys
11 flights daily from NA. By Rail Europe it is only 77
minutes to Paris, 111 minutes to London on Eurostar,
and 113 minutes to Amsterdam on Thalys. Auto Europe,
Avis, Hertz are principal carriers here. For more info:
www.VISITBELGIUM.COM or phone:212-758.8130
BELGIUM is a green country.