Brussels officially the Brussels-Capital Region is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the capital of Belgium. Brussels grew from a small rural settlement on the river Senne to become an important city-region in Europe.
There are two airports close to Brussels city. Zaventem (12 km away) and Charleroi (55 km away). You can get in between these airports and the city.
Brussels is known for its local waffle, its chocolate, its French fries and its numerous types of beers. The Brussels sprout, which has long been popular in Brussels, and may have originated there, is also named after the city.
Brussels is safe and people are cultured so walking around is a pleasure.