recently published 3 guides on Brussels, Time Out presents its selection of
shops at shopinbrussels.be, a portal for commerce at Brussels developed by
Atrium. The international travel guide has chosen approximately sixty places
in 4 categories: hotels, restaurants, bars and shopping.
still has plenty of independent shops", says Gary Hills, Editor of the Belgian
guides. "I love the way in which
different areas have their own character and theme - for example, the
Dansaert boutiques, the second-hand shops around rue du Midi and the antiques
and bric-a-brac of the Sablon and Marolles".
selected places are places that offer something that little bit extra, that
will offer a specific experience", continues Gary Hills. "It could
be traditional and typically Bruxellois or it could be a new quirky place
that everyone is talking about. Whenever the choice is made it's more about
the feeling, the emotion than anything else".