If you thought that the music festival season in Ghent finishes with the close of summer, you have obviously not been living here for long. Gentenaars do not let the seasons define their festival plans. Bridging the gap between the summer festive feeling and the usually rainy Film Fest Gent
Welcome to Ghent! Whether you came here for your bachelor, masters, PhD or internship, congratulations on making a very good choice. Belgium is a great country and this city in particular has a lot to offer.
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Looking for a unique way to experience Gent? Stand Up Paddleboarding, or SUP, might just be what you need!
On a sunny Saturday we, the Square.Gent contributors, had a chance to try SUPing in Gent. In this post we share our experience. Read on to find out what it is about,
The Gentse Feesten is without doubt the biggest and best-known festival in Ghent, attracting around 2 million visitors each year. We asked TheSquare’s authors and friends a few questions that we all want to know the answer to: 1612
The Gentse Feesten is Ghent's biggest annual festival and in 2019 it'll take over the city centre between Friday 19th and Sunday 28th July. If it's your first time, then before you get stuck into the party, read TheSquare.Gent's top tips! 1630
Art Nouveau was a style of art and architecture that was popular from 1890-1910. It was inspired by nature, particularly the forms of plants and flowers. The intricate design style originated in Belgium, the first art nouveau house designs were credited to Victor Horta, who was a Ghent native. Brussels
Returning home for a visit and need to take gifts? Got friends to stay who want local produce as souvenirs? Beer and chocolates are the obvious choices, but you can also get them all over Belgium. Here’s our guide to 5 uniquely Ghentian products that you can buy, what their
The time is right - in case you haven't noticed, the summer has officially begun. Finally, it is (almost) as hot as in Italy and we can properly enjoy a few scoops of ice cream to cool down after a full day of hard work. If you are a bit
It's summer time! While many escape to the south to relax by the sea (after travelling at a snail's pace on the Autoroute de Soleil with the rest of Belgium), you can enjoy that beach feeling at several open air swimming places in and around Ghent. Read on for where
If you are familiar with the Lithuanian expression 'as calm as a Belgian' and have ever wondered how that would look like, you can see it live at an unusual coastal heritage event - shrimp fishing from a horseback. This traditional type of coastal fishing is said to be the