One Day in Ghent, Belgium: Itinerary + 20 Awesome Things to Do in 2022

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Ghent is one of Belgium’s glittering jewels. With its network of narrow canals, red-brick buildings and magnificent Gothic architecture, it has a medieval cityscape to rival that of Bruges, its more famous neighbour. Better still, as this is a small city, a day trip to Ghent will allow you to hit its highlights with ease. […]

One Day in Brussels: Itinerary and Best Things to Do in 2022

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Belgium’s capital is not just about beer, waffles and chocolate. But that’s not a bad start. By spending just one day in Brussels you will be able to soak up its UNESCO-listed architecture and the vitality for which this cosmopolitan city is famous. Make every minute count with this 1-day Brussels itinerary which includes the […]

Top 10 Chocolate Shops in Bruges, Belgium You Must Visit (+ Map)

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Bruges is a chocoholic’s dream destination. Not only is this Belgian city picture-postcard perfect, but it is also crammed with more than 70 chocolate shops. That is more than enough to satisfy the sweetest tooth. However, not all of these cocoa-filled emporiums are equal. Only a handful of Bruges’s chocolate shops make their own wares. […]

Chasing Cherry Blossom in Japanse Tuin Hasselt (Japanese Garden of Hasselt)

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Do you want to visit one of the best Japanese gardens in the world but are not able to travel to Japan? Welcome to a corner of Japan in Belgium. The Japanese Garden of Hasselt, or Japanse Tuin Hasselt, offers a slice of Japanese culture within an easy day trip from Brussels. Make the most […]