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
Halloween. Most people consider it just another commercialized holiday that has spread from America. In fact, it has a long history with its roots likely in Ireland.
There is nothing like walking in a forest in autumn. The leaves turn all shades of brown, yellow and red, the sunlight takes on that warm glow, and all you want to do is shuffle your feet through the fallen leaves like a child.
While Flanders is not exactly famous for
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.
My name is Lilas and I used to be an Erasmus student in Ghent.
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
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