Top 5 Attractions in Ghent, Belgium

Graslei in Ghent, the most stunning medieval waterfront in Europe

Ghent is one of Europe’s most underrated, if not unknown, medieval cities. It’s nothing short of spectacular. While most people who visit Belgium limit their time to Brussels and Bruges, the country has so, so much more to offer. Exciting cities such as Antwerp and Leuven, but also Ghent, offer visitors the chance to immerse themselves in a centuries-old city dotted with truly magnificent ... Read Full Article

Hop on for a Benelux Culinary Tour

Market hall in Ghent, Belgium a Benelux country

Rail travel is often associated with the hateful commuter necessity that we experience daily or the iconic luxury experiences that we only read about; but is there anything in between? Those were my thoughts as I boarded the Eurostar for a nine day trip that would weave me across Benelux – Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg – for a Benelux culinary journey. My Benelux Culinary Tour The ... Read Full Article

Belgium’s Medieval City of Ghent

Ghent Castle

We’ve sung the praises of Bruges, Belgium’s Fairytale City.  But Bruges charming sister village, Ghent, should not be missed; it is just a couple of train stops away and is one of the best things to do in Belgium. Ghent has the same medieval architecture as Bruges, and it too remains untouched by decades of wars. It also offers pristine canals, some of the great places to see in Belgium, and ... Read Full Article