Back in January some friends and I booked flights to Brussels for just £40 return in the January sales, a few months passed, then all of a sudden our weekend break was just around the corner and none of us were really prepared. One of my friends did some hasty research and we booked two apartments, hoping for the best. I honestly didn't know what to expect from Brussels because I knew almost nothing about it but a weekend and a shedload of culture, food and drink later and I can honestly say I'm in love.

So here's how we spent 42 hours in Brussels.