Europe

Why you should definitely take out a day to visit Ghent

The last post - for now - on my own country, Belgium, will feature another one of my favorite cities; Ghent.  The city  of Ghent started as a settlement at the confluence of the Rivers Scheldt and Leie and in the late Middle Ages became one of the largest and richest cities of northern Europe. Just… Continue reading Why you should definitely take out a day to visit Ghent

Europe

Going back to the Middle Ages in Bruges

One of course can’t visit Belgium without stopping in the beautiful city of Bruges. It’s also my favorite city in Belgium as it’s just so gorgeous. Bruges is situated in West-Flanders, which is -shockingly- in the west of Belgium. The entire historic city center is on the UNESCO world heritage list because of its medieval architecture. Because… Continue reading Going back to the Middle Ages in Bruges