Belgium produces 220 000 tonnes of chocolate very year, and most of it is handmade and of the very highest quality.
There are more than 2000 chocolate shops in Belgium and even though the chocolate is the main attraction, the shops themselves are a feast for the eyes.
They are lavishly decorated and beautifully presented. What better job could there be than to work here?
It’s impossible to come away without tasting a few samples.
The most difficult decision is what not to purchase, and when the choices are finally made the chocolates are presented in gorgeously beribboned boxes and bags.
They look almost too good to open…almost!