What is the best thing to bring home from Brussels?

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Amanda Cherrin

One word: Chocolate. Of all of Belgium’s delicacies — waffles, frites, beer, mussels, etc. — Forbes Travel Guide editors think it’s certainly the most portable and perhaps the most delicious. Belgium is the home of wonderful Brussels-based chocolate houses, including Neuhaus, Leonidas, Pierre Marcolini, Wittamer and Zaabär, to name a few, all with stores throughout Brussels. If you’re pressed for time, you can pick up a box of chocolate from the many kiosks at Brussels airport, but for the best selection (and free samples), make time to browse the shops in the Sablon district. Surrounded by truffles, nougat, ganache, marzipan, mousse and more, you’ll feel, well, just like a kid in a candy store.

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