Brussels isn’t all beer and EU bureaucracy, and this small city has more to offer than you may think! Nestled between its more famous neighbors of Paris and Amsterdam, it’s often overlooked as a destination but it’s packed with cultural gems and delicious food that you should make the trip to discover. There might not be many mainstream touristic spots, and what there is you can visit in just one day’s sightseeing. But what’s magic about Brussels are the hidden spots not featured in tourist guides - the parks, breweries, cultural events, and community spots- that’s why each and every trip to Brussels will be a unique experience. So here are five of the city’s hidden gems to check out on your next visit!