Brussels, Belgium
Teresa, 31
Luxury Retail Industry
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I work in luxury retail. It's great to be able to have an impact on the experience that our visitors have in each point of sale. I also love working with beautifully made objects.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

TR/ST's 2012 album, any Archade Fire, LCD Soundsystem.

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Friends, Sex and the City, Gossip Girl (the outfits!)

Name some spots in Brussels that are good for a Tinder date.

Gaston for an early coffee/ice cream date. Any of the Café Or locations.

Who’s your hero and where in Brussels would you take them out for a serious hang?

Anthony Kiedis - La Chappelle skate park and then Recyclaert.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Mainly flea markets and vintage shops.

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Never say never!

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

I really enjoy concerts at Botanique but haven't had the time to go recently.

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Brussels and where did you get it?

Anything from Gramm.

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Brussels that you particularly like?

L'Archiduc for it's Art Deco interior and occasional live jazz.

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Brussels? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

Probably Gramm because we got the full tasting menu with wine pairing.

What restaurant in Brussels looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

L'Express on Rue des Chapeliers; best Lebanese shawarma.

Where can you get the best cocktail in Brussels? Which one do you like?

L.I.B. Life is Beautiful bar - Mezcal Mule

Where would you take your partner in Brussels if you wanted to really pamper them?

Spasiba is probably the best spa Brussels has to offer. For true relaxation head to the countryside. Waer Waters is my favourite so far.

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Waffles!

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Brussels?

The Atomium.

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Brussels?

Parc du Cinquantenaire

What are the Brussels spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Place Poelaert and the view over the city, Grand Place and the Sablon

Tomorrow’s your last day in Brussels. How do you spend it?

Strolling around the Marolles neighbourhood.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

I can't choose! Athens, Copenhagen, Tokyo and Tel Aviv are high on the list.

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