Weekend Destination Ghent – Guide to a Beautiful City with a Strong Character

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Yes, you can admit it, the first places coming to mind when thinking about visiting Belgium are Brussels, since it’s the capital after all, Bruges, since this is Belgium city-tourism condensed into a medieval centre hard to leave, and then probably Antwerp, maybe because “diamonds are girls’ best friends”. We believe it’s time to open up the eyes for another gem … Read More

Two New European Culture Capitals Ready to Embrace 2015

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Two New European Culture Capitals Embracing 2015 The European Capital of Culture 2015 title is shared between the city of Pilsen, Czech Republic, and the Belgian town of Mons. Are this year’s events going to be focused solely on beer and chocolate, or there’s more we can expect? For sure there will be much more – but what exactly? Below we’ll … Read More

Street Art Corner: Touring Ghent with Concrete Canvas

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Street Art Corner: Touring Ghent with Concrete Canvas   Recently we visited the hugely underrated Belgian city Ghent, situated just some three hours by train from Amsterdam, a perfect weekend destination for those who like culture, good food and… street art, as we recently discovered. Whereas some cities like Berlin and London are known for their vibrant street art scene, … Read More