Electric boats transport tourists in Bruges; Aseniya Dimitrova; The Mayor


The tourism industry in Bruges might be one step closer to sustainable mobility…

Source: Electric boats transport tourists in Bruges

The Best Hotels In Brussels; Guy Martin; Forbes


Brussels real estate is at an all-time high, although EU-weary Brussels real estate agents are busily strapping on their parachutes as they await the giant explosion of the bubble. But, never mind: The food is spectacular, the beer legendary, and the ambience of this fine old city is unbeatable.

Source: The Best Hotels In Brussels

Where are Belgium’s Christmas markets?; Brussels Times

As the holiday season enters its fourth week, chalets in Christmas markets across Belgium have opened their doors to welcome tourists and residents alike to taste Christmas treats, sip hot wine and explore…

Source: Where are Belgium’s Christmas markets?

Hong Kong couple’s 13 Unesco sites in a day a world record; Kate Whitehead; SCMP

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.

Source: Hong Kong couple’s 13 Unesco sites in a day a world record

5 Must-Visit European Christmas Markets; Charlie Shapiro; Asia Tatler

From quaint celebrations set in Unesco World Heritage sites, to massive fairs complete with rides, these European Christmas markets are packed with local culture and character…

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15 best places to visit in Belgium (inc. underrated cities); Rebecca Sharp; Hostelworld

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.

Source: 15 best places to visit in Belgium (inc. underrated cities) – Hostelworld

Bruges (My Choice) Named One Of 50 Most Beautiful Cities By Travel Experts; Lea Lane; Forbes

The city is a Medieval sleeping beauty now long-awakened to tourism.

Source: Bruges (My Choice) Named One Of 50 Most Beautiful Cities By Travel Experts

Bruges Full-Day Trip From Paris; Get Your Guide

Walk down cobbled streets and past gothic buildings in Bruges, capital of West Flanders. See intact medieval buildings and gorgeous canals. Visit the monastery of Le Béguinage, the Basilica of the Holy Blood, the huge belfry of Notre Dame, and more.

Source: Bruges Full-Day Trip From Paris

Concert of the Carillon Ghent; Bennie de Meulemeester; Spotted by Locals

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!

Source: Concert of the Carillon Ghent | Spotted by Locals

A Visit to Belgium’s Wondrous Art Nouveau Museum; Joseph Nechvatal; HyperAllergic

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.

Source: A Visit to Belgium’s Wondrous Art Nouveau Museum

Visit Brussels: Belgian destination is well-worth your travel budget; Gulf News

Here’s what you need to explore on your visit to Brussels in Belgium…

Source: Visit Brussels: Belgian destination is well-worth your travel budget

JET, SET, GO!; Rashi Sen; TTN Worldwide

WHETHER it be during the summer season or the upcoming Eid Al Adha holidays next month, expatriates and locals alike look for…

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Bruges to put up rules to control the influx of tourists; Times Travel

News reports suggest that the old city of Bruges is now feeling the burden of overcrowding. The European city is soon going to make rules that would restrict tourism.

Source: Bruges to put up rules to control the influx of tourists

Brussels: On the trail of Art Nouveau, waffles and Tintin; Sujoy Dhar; Indiablooms

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…

Source: Brussels: On the trail of Art Nouveau, waffles and Tintin | Indiablooms – First Portal on Digital News Management

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists; Daniel Boffey; Guardian

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The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happy…

Source: ‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists

Bruges tourist CRACKDOWN: City to ‘control the influx’ of tourism with new measures; Beth Allcock; Express

BRUGES, in Brussels, is set to clampdown on the number of tourists visiting the beautiful city. Officials fear the huge number of visitors will leave it akin to a “complete Disneyland” – what is happening?

Source: Bruges tourist CRACKDOWN: City to ‘control the influx’ of tourism with new measures

Popular medieval Belgian town Bruges makes moves to restrict tourism; Lilit Marcus; CNN

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Bruges is the latest European destination to crack down on overtourism. Find out what the historic Belgium city is doing to limit crowds.

Source: Popular medieval Belgian town Bruges makes moves to restrict tourism

Bruges : Belgium’s link to the past and bridge to the future; Bob Taylor; CDN

With picturesque medieval buildings nestled among its lace-lined placid canals, Bruges, meaning “bridge” is captivating. A bridge that links past and future…

Source: Bruges : Belgium’s link to the past and bridge to the future

A Local’s Guide to Things to do in Bruges; Sam Van Den Haute; The Planet D

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…

Source: A Local’s Guide to Things to do in Bruges | The Planet D

Day Trip to Bruges from Amsterdam in Spanish; Get Your Guide

Discover Belgium – Europe’s battlefield and the home of beer and waffles! Visit Bruges, a medieval city listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Source: Day Trip to Bruges from Amsterdam in Spanish