The best activities and sights for kids and families who have a short stay in Bruges, Belgium.
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An emblematic Art Nouveau mansion designed by Belgian architect Victor Horta has opened its doors to the public in Brussels, revealing a long hidden jewel of the city’s Belle Epoque glory.
If you’re not feeling all that Christmassy yet, fear not, Laura Sanders is here to help. Here are some of the top festive locations around the world.
Find out about Day Trip to Bruges from Brussels like tour times and location. Book tickets online with free cancellation and skip-the-line access!
Skipping Belgium is a rookie traveler mistake.
Watch the Creation of an Enormous “Flower Carpet” Made of Begonias; Madeleine Muzdakis; My Modern Met
Every “pixel” of this giant public mural is made of begonias.
The Plantin-Moretus Museum is the only museum in the world on the UNESCO World Heritage list, a testament to its importance to the collective interest of humanity. And in visiting and subsequent research into the Officina Plantiniana, it is noteworthy to draw parallels that today’s printing enterprises should consider.
Plantin-Moretus Museum Marks Famous Printer’s 500th Birthday; Rebecca Rego Barry; Fine Books Magazine
Christophe Plantin, born 500 years ago this May, was one of the most important printer-publishers of his time. To honor the occasion, Antwerp’s Plantin-Moretus Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has planned a series of festive projects and exhibitions to run through 2020.
Two major Antwerp institutions are putting some of their voluminous holdings in the cloud.
Paul Niel and Esther Röling had to use public transport and follow certain rules, but smashed the record for most Unesco World Heritage Sites visited in 24 hours, and the 12-hour record too.
Wondering what the best places to visit in Belgium are? Here are Rebecca Sharp’s TOP 15 spots. From exploring underrated cities to adventures in ancient forests.
Ghent’s carillon plays music every 15 minutes from the belfry chosen by vote every 2 years. This is Unesco-World-Heritage music, and Bennie de Meulemeester is proud of it!
Victor Horta, like many architects at the turn of the century, wanted to eliminate the distinction between major and minor arts by creating immersive environments.
Here’s what you need to explore on your visit to Brussels in Belgium…
BRUSSELS is often overlooked as the city of some serious diplomatic business. But if you explore beyond the city’s European Union tag, you unravel a Brussels which is the birthplace of the Art Nouveau architecture, the comic strips of Tintin and yes, it is also famous for its toothsome varieties of Belgian waffles and chocolates. Sujoy Dhar discovers all that and more in a little over 48 hours in a year the city marks 30 years of the Brussels Region and 150 years of the Brussels tram…
With picturesque medieval buildings nestled among its lace-lined placid canals, Bruges, meaning “bridge” is captivating. A bridge that links past and future…
Belgium travel writer Sam Van den Haute shares the very best things to do in Bruges, Belgium. There’s more to Bruges than just a day trip from Brussels…
Andrew Marshall heads to Belgium and embarks on a beer journey through the historic towns, cities and villages of the Flanders’ region.
Thinking of visiting Europe? Consider Bruges (Brugge in Dutch) this spring. It is a fairy-tale medieval town in the northwest of Belgium often referred to as “The Venice of the North.” Wandering…