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Top 5 Attractions in Ghent, Belgium

Top Things to Do in Ghent Belgium 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, …

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Hop on for a Benelux Culinary Tour

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 …

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Belgium Tourist Information

Belgium is one of the smaller countries in continental Europe and the “middle child” of three countries comprising “Benelux” (the others being the Netherlands and Luxembourg). It is an often-overlooked country but many consider it a European gem. Its capital, Brussels, is nicknamed the capital of Europe as it is home to the European Union …

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Belgium’s Medieval City of Ghent

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 …

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