Saint Nick is on his way ….
Christmas is such an exciting time of year! The magic and suspense can really keep children on their toes. Will Santa reward them for good behaviour? Or maybe you have an entirely different custom in your home ... welcome to Belgium, where things are
The Many Lights of Christmas
Updated for 2019!
On Friday, 6th December 2019, the most wonderful time of the year starts in Ghent officially: the time of the year when twinkling decorative lights bring some respite from the incessant darkness and the sound of Jingle Bells on loop in shops threatens to
We are definitely spoiled for choice when it comes to breakfast and brunch places in Gent. Here you get a list of places to enjoy a breakfast and brunch in Ghent in the following categories:
We’ll also give you a small
What is the best way to get around in Ghent? By bike! With many bicycle paths and bike racks available in and around the city plus a relatively flat terrain, Ghent is the perfect city for biking.
In this post you’ll read about where you can buy, rent, fix and park
Read this to find out how to join a gym to do fitness in Ghent. Learn about the gym and fitness options available in Ghent, where they are located, what is unique and extra special about them, and how much they cost to join. Also get some money saving tips
So you've decided to move to Ghent and you're wondering what life will be like? Our list of 10 useful things to know about Ghent, Flanders and Belgium will help you fit in from day 1. 31
If you thought that the 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 Christmas time, several festivals brighten up the
Looking for the perfect ingredient to spice up your meal or make it taste just like it did back home? Sometimes the supermarkets just don’t have what you need, but with our guide to spice shops and specialty food stores in Ghent, perhaps you’ll find what you’ve been missing -
Sometimes as an expat, you want to experience some culture and history in Gent without all the hubbub of the main tourist attractions. For peaceful exploration, I like to visit one of the three beguinages found right in the city. They are calm, quiet, and steeped in history. 1817
If you're new to Ghent then you'll want to get stuck into some of the delicious local cuisine with a night out in a typical Belgian restaurant. Getting your lips around some of the words on the menu might be easier said than done. And - like anywhere in the