Raffaele

I enjoy my life as much as possible. I like to constantly meet new people and being around as much as I can. Explosive personality and love for style and culture. People love my spirit of initiative and the fact that I have also something to do, especially at night. Brussels is not a place to visit but a place to live. Nightlife is extraordinary and the melting pot has nothing to fear compared to other big European cities. The world is here let me just show it to you ;)

Great For
Bar lovers, Budget travellers, First time visitors, High-end travellers, Hip / Trendy scene, LGBT scene, New residents, Partying & clubbing, Senior travellers, Solo travellers

Languages

English, French, Spanish, Italian

Specialities

Art, Contemporary Art, Food & Drink, Restaurants, Street Food, Food markets, Bars & Pubs, Nightlife, Music venues, Culture, Cinema / Movies, Museums, Shopping, Parks

Locations

Central, East, South

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Basic info

Brussels resident

7 years 6 months

Interests

Chess, Clubbing, bar lover, LGBT life, Descover hidden gems, Reading, movies and music

My most exciting things to do in Brussels

My name is Raffaele and I am an EU official. Night life is my special skill. Clubbing, electronic music, underground life are my areas of interest. I also enjoy flea and vintage markets, food markets and get lost in the Belgian way of life. Belgian beers degustation is also something I do most of the time when free. Belgium is known for offering the best ales in the world! City centre, Ixelles and Saint Gilles areas are the ones that deserve most of your attention and hell if I know them ;)


From: €30.00 / hour
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1 hr
Perfect for advice or a short exploration
  • Meet your Local Host for a coffee anywhere in the city or at your hotel and get advice on things to do and see during your stay
  • Explore a small area or street of the city to get insider insights and advice from your Local Host
2 hr
Perfect for exploring a small area of the city
  • Explore a mainstream area of the city to see the main tourist sites but also to discover hidden gems that most tourists miss
  • Discover an "off the beaten path" area of the city loved by locals and get a feel for what makes the city so special
3 hr
-4 hr
Perfect for exploring a larger area of the city or an in-depth discovery of smaller area
  • Visit some of the main tourist sites, get insider insights from your Local Host and discover hidden gems along the way
  • Focus on a specific neighbourhood or larger area of the city, discover its streets and places locals frequent and get a real insight into what really makes the city beat
  • Explore an area of the city that offers interesting things to see and do day and night and stop for a drink at some of the best bars along the way
  • Visit a child friendly area of the city and have time for the kids to run around and explore any interesting shops and attractions. Get advice from your Local Host on child friendly places to eat and visit during your stay
5 hr
-6 hr
Perfect for exploring 2 or 3 areas of the city
  • See all or most of the main tourist sites in different locations of the city, stop for a drink or quick lunch at a cafe or restaurant recommended by your Local Host and based on what you like, get insider insights and discover hidden gems along the way
  • Mix it! Visit some of the main tourist sites and then go off to explore an off the beaten path neighbourhood loved by locals. Stop for a drink or quick lunch along the way
  • Choose a theme such as food discovery, best markets, vintage shopping, music scene, trendy scene, history, art etc and let your Local Host plan an outing across several areas of the city covering the best of your chosen theme
7 hr
-8+ hr
Perfect for spending a day experiencing the best of what the city has to offer based on your interests
  • Give your Local Host a list of all the places you want to visit and things you want to do and let him/her plan an outing that makes the most of your time including organising tickets to attractions etc.
  • See all the main tourist sites in different locations of the city, stop for lunch at a cafe or restaurant recommended by your Local Host, have time to pop into any shops, galleries or places of interest along the way, get insider insights and discover hidden gems
  • Mix it! Visit the main tourist sites and then go off to explore one or more off the beaten path neighbourhoods loved by locals. Stop for lunch or dinner and drinks along the way