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.

The In Bruges Movie Walking Map

One day In Bruges: the movie walk

A walking tour of Bruges city centre, covering the main filming locations of the movie In Bruges with Colin Farrell.

Books on Belgium

The Belgian Coastal Tram

Where’s the world’s largest coastal tram line? Belgium, of course. Jump aboard and off we go!