Belgium Travel Cheat Sheet. Belgium has attractions out of proportion to its diminutive size. From medieval cities and abbeys where the monks run their own breweries to forested hills and famous World War I and II battlegrounds for contemplation and remembrance. It's a little country that packs a big punch.
Ypres is just a small town, not nearly as famous as tourist attractions like Brussels, Antwerp or Gent and Bruges. Ypres is mostly known for WOI which didn't excite me very much at the beginning. I mean, who wants to be confronted with a violent past and death and war? When I researched a little bit more, I learned Ypres has many more things to offer. read my 7 tips to discover historic Ypres and you'll know why you have to go to this small town in Belgium.
The Royal Greenhouses of Laeken (Dutch: Koninklijke Serres van Laken, French: Serres Royales de Laeken), are a vast complex of monumental heated greenhouses in the park of the Royal Palace of Laeken in the north of Brussels. It is one of the major tourist attractions of the city.