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.
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
Are you looking to get out of the city center and spend a day with some animals? Here’s an inspiring list of great zoos and animal parks in Belgium, including some right here in Gent, to get you outside and in touch with the animal kingdom!
Domaine de Cambron, B-7940
The summer holidays are coming up and here is a post dedicated to all kinds of summer festivals and events taking place in June, July and August 2019. There are many things you can do in Ghent during the summer. In this guide we’ll give you suggestions on festivals and
rommel, n : 1 mess, shambles: rommel maken make a mess
2 (ondeugdelijke waar) junk, rubbish, trash
rommelen, v : 1 rumble, roll: de donder rommelt in de verte - the thunder is rumbling in the distance
2 rummage: in zijn papieren rommelen - shuffle one's papers
(Van Dale dictionary)
Rommel is a word that
As beautiful as Gent is, do you ever want to escape the hard, gray stone of our city to see something different? What if I told you that with just a day trip, you can visit one of Europe’s most beautiful forests?
Hallerbos, “The Blue Forest”, in Halle, Belgium has been
It’s always a pleasure to enjoy many of the activities Ghent offers for adults and children: museums, theatre performances, sports, concerts and other exciting events. But did you know that with a special Out-in-Ghent card (UiTPAS) you can save points at each of them, and use the points to get
You’ve bought a bike and with the help of our article on cycling in Ghent, you are now a skilled city cyclist. You are ready to explore the world beyond urban cobblestones. Ghent is a city of rivers and so it is no wonder that wherever you go outside of
There are many things to do in Gent with kids (see our three-part series of articles on that starting here). However, if you are looking for a change of scenery, consider a day trip to Antwerp! Here I will share some child-friendly things to do in Antwerp that I promise