In defence of Brussels: ‘If you actually know it, you probably love it’

December 3, 2017

Ignore the sceptics, this is a fabulous city, says a longtime fan – especially Ixelles, the vibrant multicultural quarter where Audrey Hepburn was born

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Coming home from a holiday last week, I had a brief conversation with the taxi driver about Belgium. He looked at me in his rear-view mirror and said, “Been somewhere lovely, have you?”

“Why yes,” I said. “I’ve been to Brussels.”

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A plaque highlights Audrey Hepburn’s house. There is usually a group of excited girls hanging around outside

Mention Brussels and risk being drawn into unwanted conversations about Brexit or a tiny statue of a weeing boy

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