Dinant – A Picturesque Town on the River Meuse

Dinant

DINANT IS AS DIVINE AS WHAT THE CELTS THOUGHT WHEN THEY CALLED THE SITE DIVO-NANTO: Dinant is a small town in the French-speaking Wallonian province of Namur. This picturesque town along the River Meuse has long been recognized for its idyllic setting. Since the Celts first occupied the site, they called it “Divo-Nanto” which can […]

Antwerp – A City of Diamonds, Rubens and Fashion

Antwerp Grote Markt

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 Bruges. Yet Antwerp sparkles, in […]

Ghent – Famous for its Mystic Lamb

Medieval Ghent

GHENT RIVALS BRUGES FOR ITS RICH TREASURY OF MEDIEVAL HERITAGE: With it’s quaint and medieval town centre made up of narrow canals, cobbled traffic-free streets and a fine castle and cathedral, Ghent (Gent in Dutch) is a very alluring place to visit, especially when it’s just a half hour train ride from Brussels. In the […]

Travel to Bruges: A Stunning Medieval Town

Bruges' magnificent town hall

Bruges is the Venice of the North: Tranquillity, beauty, history, art, Bruges has it all.  With its maze of waterways, romantic bridges and low skyline, Bruges is also known as the ‘Venice of the North’. Bruges is slightly farther away from Brussels than Antwerp, but still conveniently placed for a day-trip. It takes about an […]