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West Flanders

Museum Ship Amandine

Visit the museum ship Amandine in Ostend

The museum ship Amandine – the last Belgian fishing vessel to fish in Icelandic waters – has been given a complete overhaul and is open again for a visit.

The Alliums of Flanders Fields

In late May and June, many locations in Flanders Fields are transforming into a sea of purple Alliums.

Einstein in Belgium

When Einstein lived in Belgium

In 1933, Albert Einstein lived in Belgium before settling in the United States. Where did he live, and how can you follow in his footsteps?

Where to walk in West Flanders

Where to walk in West Flanders

West Flanders offers some beautiful landscapes for hikers. Here are some resources to help you decide where to walk in West Flanders.

Irish Peace Park

How to spend a day in Mesen

Stefaan Bailleur from the website wandelverhaal.be describes how to spend a day in the town of Mesen/Messines in West Flanders.

From The Ashes

A historical walk around Nieuwpoort

A historical walk around Nieuwpoort and a review of the book “From The Ashes” which describes the reconstruction of the Westhoek

Cloth Hall and Grote Markt Ypres

The Reconstruction of Ypres

Ypres was totally destroyed in the First World War yet took only 10 years to rebuild. Here’s the story of the Reconstruction of Ypres.

Discovering Belgium, Loppem Castle, Belgium

Loppem Castle

Visit Loppem Castle with its scenic lake, grounds with a maze, art collection and First World War history.