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March - Brussels, Belgium

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So, I said I wasn’t going to do much international travel because of my exams, but… hey-ho :D The tickets from Nijmegen to Brussels were 20E each way, so I couldn’t say no. 695 more words

Tatoueurs, Tatoués at Musée Quai Branly

Tattoos have had tumultuous and multi-faceted histories as objects of admiration or contempt. From a symbol of pride and honour in many civilizations, a brand of shame and criminality in others, the tattoo is now seen as a globalized aesthetic trend while retaining some of this “mysterious” edge and ambiguity. 1,495 more words

Exhibition Review

Brussels: In search of waffles and Tin Tin

Recently, I have been reading various travel blogs, mainly TravelNoire.  Reading other people’s experiences and adventures around the world has really inspired me to want to also see the world’s array of delights.  354 more words


On Adventure Games - from obscurity, to the silent revolutionary, and the right bloody obvious

It was probably about 10 years ago that people were crying out for a return of the Adventure game.  Driven by a perception that a bit of creative bankruptcy had perhaps set in, and the release of the stylus-driven Nintendo DS seemingly a perfect fit for the genre, all eyes were turning to the past in search of a nice bit of nostalgia and a life jacket to save us from drowning in first person shooters.   924 more words

Opinions And Hearsay

Comic strip trail in Brussels

Other than waffles, Belgium, and Brussels in particular is famous for its comic strip  history. We took the opportunity to follow the comic strip trail – there are quite a few great comic book stores, and if this is your kind of thing, the Tin Tin Shop is fun to look around too.