Delving into Bruges – her Nightscapes

  Thinking of visiting Bruges as a day trip from Brussels?  Maybe you should reconsider!   Just look at what you’d be missing!                                         ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦  

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Delving into Bruges – her Street Corners

Once upon a time (as all the best stories go…) a traveler from Luxembourg was set upon and murdered on a narrow street in Bruges.   A local tradesman came upon him and the police found him cradling the dead man.  He was of course arrested and charged with the murder. On the night before his […]

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8 Things one should NEVER do in Bruges!

1. DON’T sample ANY of the hundreds of Belgian beers  (especially when sitting outside on one of the city’s many squares!)   2. DON’T try the waffles – not even the ‘healthy option’ with banana!   3. DON’T taste ANY chocolate!   4. DON’T savour the infamous Belgian frites … especially with creamy mayonnaise!   […]

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4 Nights in Belgium – Waterloo, Bruges , Ypres and Ghent

  Bruges is a perfect mini break destination in itself  but if you have an extra few days then its a great base for visiting Ypres and the war cemeteries as well as Ghent, Ostend and even Antwerp.  We did’t get to see them all on this trip but will definitely return some time.   If […]

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