Ghent is an atmospheric city after dark thanks in part to an inspiring urban light plan launched in 1998. The ancient Gothic buildings like the Vleeshuis and ...
Feb, 06
Hidden Belgium: A night ramble in Ghent
Ghent is an atmospheric city after dark thanks in part to an inspiring urban light plan launched in 1998. The ancient Gothic buildings like ...
Sunday, 06, February 2022
Hidden Belgium: Chocolaterie Defroidmont
Philippe Defroidmont chose a remote spot in the deep Ardennes to establish his small chocolate workshop. It lies outside the tiny village ...
Saturday, 05, February 2022
Hidden Belgium: An artist’s house in Bruges
It doesn’t look all that special from the street. But Huis ’t Schaep in Bruges is a very special place to stay. This fabulous guest house ...
Friday, 04, February 2022
Hidden Belgium: A bookcase toilet in Antwerp
The curious eighteenth-century Hofkamer lies hidden in the garden of a grand 18th-century Antwerp mansion called Den Wolsack. Abandoned for ...
Thursday, 03, February 2022
Hidden Belgium: La Patinoire Royale
It was the world’s first roller skating rink when La Patinoire Royale opened in Brussels in 1877. The spectacular building with a ...
Wednesday, 02, February 2022
Hidden Belgium: The indie picture house
Prepare yourself for a shock. Cinema Nova in Brussels is not your normal multiplex experience. The seats are hard. The walls are bare. But ...
Tuesday, 01, February 2022
Hidden Belgium: The ghost town of Doel
It is almost a ghost town, but Doel still has about 20 residents. It can’t be easy living there. This deserted town north of Antwerp, which ...
Monday, 31, January 2022