Hey don't knock Brussels just because its afflicted by Eurospeak! We have beer, chips, moules and chocolates (just to mention life's essentials) and I bet you can't name twelve famous Belgiums (That's a standard Trival Pursuit question).
Actually its not hot enough to smell bad and it rains so often a lot gets washed away too.
Yes my boat is overwintering in the Port of Brussels (there, you didn't know we had one). See www.bryc.be
for the marina.