• Ghent

    Get Down in Ghent

    by  • July 9, 2015 • Architecture, Art, City Breaks, Festivals, Ghent, Music, Rail

    The Season of Jazz is in Full Swing in Ghent I recently blogged about jazz festivals taking place in Brussels and Copenhagen, well here’s another one about to start! Getting underway tomorrow (Friday, 10th July) and running through until Saturday, 18th July is Gent Jazz Festival, a nine-day festival of jazz in the delightful...

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    Ghent, Lille and a Homage to the Fallen in Between

    by  • March 26, 2014 • Art, City Breaks, Film, Ghent, Lille, Rail, World War I

    In commemoration of the centenary of the commencement of World War I, President Obama, standing shoulder to shoulder alongside the King and Prime Minister of Belgium, paid homage to the fallen today at the American Cemetery in Flanders Field, Belgium. Situated in Waregem, directly between the Belgium city of Ghent and the French town...

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    Glorious Ghent

    by  • July 21, 2013 • City Breaks, Ghent • 0 Comments

    Today witnesses the dawning of a new era in Belgian history as Crown Prince Philippe officially becomes the new King of Belgium. Playing our own part in marking this momentous occasion, we take a look at another of Belgium’s glorious gems, Ghent. Reminiscent of Bruges, Ghent is a most attractive and vibrant city, thanks to the...

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