My Talk with Peter the Cabbie

07/29/2016 04:14 pm ET Updated Jul 30, 2017

Travelers often struggle to find someone interesting to interview to better understand local issues. I find cabbies are a great resource. I was wondering why Belgium finds it challenging to keep its Flemish- and French-speaking regions from splitting up the country. Here's my cabbie's three-minute take on things as he drove me to the Brussels airport. How do you find cabbie chat while on the road?

This is Day 69 of my 100 Days in Europe series. As I research my guidebooks and make new TV shows, I'm reporting on my experiences and lessons learned in Vienna, the Alps, the Low Countries, England, and beyond. Find more on my travel blog.

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