Discover the market town of Tielt in West Flanders, with its fascinating historical characters.
Visit Loppem Castle with its scenic lake, grounds with a maze, art collection and First World War history.
Beauvoorde Castle looks 17th century. But it was created in the 19th, through the romantic vision of one man
The Procession of the Holy Blood in Bruges takes place every year (except 2020) on Ascension Day.
A walking tour of Bruges city centre, covering the main filming locations of the movie In Bruges with Colin Farrell.
Enjoy the autumn colours in Flanders by walking in these woods
100 years ago this weekend saw the start of the Battle of Passchendaele. Here are four ways to remember.
Two walks that take you through the heart of Flanders Fields to some of the most poignant World War One cemeteries.
An exhibition at the In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres focuses on the contribution of Canadian soldiers in the First World War
The Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 is dedicated to the horrendous bloodbath that was the Battle of Passchendaele. It displays numerous artefacts from the battle, a Dugout Experience that takes you underground into a mock-up of the British Army’s quarters, and reconstructions of trenches.
Talbot House in Poperinge is one of the most evocative First World War sites in Belgium. It was used by soldiers for rest and relaxation before returning to the Front. It’s still very much as it used to be 100 years ago.
Guest Blogger Hannah Little reports on last Sunday’s Cats Parade in Ypres
Get prepared for one of the wackiest events in Belgium: it’s the Ypres’ Cats Parade!
Some ideas for a few lovely autumnal woodland walks in Flanders province, Belgium You can’t beat a woodland walk, can you? The crisp air, the crunch of the leaves beneath your feet, and the beautiful colours at this time of the year. Mind you, any time of the […]
Guest blogger ‘The Bruges Vegan’ selects her three favourite places for some excellent vegan dining in Belgium! Before she does, for an excellent overview of veganism, a great place to start is the Positive Health Wellness site, and particularly this article, Embarking on a Raw Vegan Lifestyle. Now, […]