The most beautiful city in the world, Brussels, also happens to be home to one of the most beautiful (and grandest) palaces in the world.
Enjoy a historical romance in the beautifully preserved medieval Belgian city of Bruges, with indulgent food, sublime art and views to die for.
Eleven Spa towns in Europe are celebrating after their collective addition to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites. Read more.
Eleven of Europe’s best-known traditional spas have been added to the Unesco World Heritage list this week.
Eleven European spa towns have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Find out more about these unique health resorts here.
The beautiful city just a 4 hour drive from London that’s regularly named one of the world’s prettiest cities; Melissa Sigodo; My London
The best activities and sights for kids and families who have a short stay in Bruges, Belgium.
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.
Skipping Belgium is a rookie traveler mistake.
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…