Belgium: Delicious Delights To Devour In Ghent  

When travelling, for me the food I eat is just as important as the architecture I see, the attractions I visit and the people I meet. I always, when possible try to eat local or at least try some of the local delicious delights on offer. Unfortunately for me, I am quite a fussy eater, which often makes my task quite difficult. However, I am getting better at trying new things whilst travelling. On a recent visit to the beautiful Medieval city of Ghent, which is in the Flemish Region of Belgium and the capital of East Flanders I honestly didn’t try anything I didn’t like,…

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Belgium: Top Things to Do When Visiting the Fairytale City of Ghent

Last weekend I had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful city of Ghent located in the Flemish region of Belgium. It’s the capital and largest city of the East Flanders province and the perfect option when deciding where to take your next European city break. When people think about visiting Belgium most consider Brussels, Antwerp and Bruges and having visited them all, I have to be honest – Ghent, is a hidden gem and has that something extra special. It has everything to keep you occupied for at least a long weekend, yet without the hustle and bustle of the larger, more popular cities. 

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Belgium: Top Things To Do in Ghent in 28 Hours

Getting from Hull (our nearest city) over to Belgium is easy and cheap as chips. Between the months of October and March P&O offer their return crossings on a buy one, get one free basis which equates to less than £40 each. We have therefore taken full advantage of the offer on a number of occasions. The cost of the ferry crossing also includes return bus tickets from Zeebrugge to Bruges meaning we have been to Bruges at least 4 times (possibly 5, my memory isn’t that great). So last time we made the trip we decided to try another…

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