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Antwerp Grote Markt

Antwerp – A City of Diamonds, Rubens and Fashion

ANTWERP HAS MUCH TO OFFER VISITORS - IT WOULD BE A MISTAKE NOT TO ALLOW TIME HERE: Antwerp is a city that's famous for its brilliant diamonds, Rubens, medieval and maritime history. But as far as tourism is concerned, Belgium's second largest city seems to be overshadowed by Brussels and … [Read More...]

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Things to see

Aerial view of Bruges

See Magnificent Views of Bruges from its Belfry

ON TOP OF ITS SPECTACULAR VIEWS, THE BELFRY OF BRUGES HOLDS SOME MEDIEVAL TREASURES: The Belfry of Bruges or Belfort is not the tallest building in Bruges but it is certainly one of its most dominant and important landmarks. The Belfort towers over the Grote Markt (Bruges' market square) and … [Read More...]

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Shopping

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Wollestraat – A Yummy Street in Bruges

WOLLESTRAAT IN BRUGES HAS AMAZING CHOCOLATE AND BEER SHOPS, CAFES AND MORE: Wollestraat is a main street in Bruges which runs from the Grote Markt to the Dijver canal where it crosses Bruges' famous Rozenhoedkaai. Our local Bruges guide calls it Yummy Street because she regularly stops at a few … [Read More...]

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Eating and Drinking

Cuberdon

Cuberdon – A Taste of the Ghent Nose

CUBERDONS OR GENTSE NEUS (GHENT NOSE) ARE A VERY POPULAR GHENT SWEET: On our recent trip to Ghent, we were introduced to the Cuberdon a very popular Belgian sweet. Cuberdon is also known as neuzeke (little nose) or Gentse neus (Ghent nose) because it is shaped like a nose. Little did we know … [Read More...]

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Getting around

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Airport Transfers: Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL)

Ground Transportation from/to Brussels South Charleroi Airport is easy: If you're travelling to Brussels on budget carriers like Ryanair, Wizz Air, Jetairfly, etc., you will land at Brussels South Charleroi Airport. Charleroi Airport is in Charleroi which is approximately 46 kilometres (29 miles) … [Read More...]

Useful Facts

NH Brugge Hotel

NH Brugge Hotel in Bruges

HOTEL REVIEW - NH BRUGGE HOTEL: In Bruges, we stayed for two nights at the NH Brugge Hotel. The NH Brugge is a four-star hotel located on the Brugge ring road. Although the hotel describes its location as being "tucked away in the historic … [Read More...]

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