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Cemetery near the Château

Ypres Salient 1914/18 - making an emotional discovery

Destination: Ypres

Last May I made a journey through France and Belgium following the First World War 'Poppy Trail'. Then, with the help of a tour guide, I made an emotional discovery

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Ghent's gorgeous waterways

24 hours in Ghent: the beer, the cruise, the ceiling shoes

by rfield

Destination: Ghent

For some unfathomable reason, mass tourism has not arrived in Ghent…yet. Find out why Europe's biggest city in the 14th century is its most underrated in the 21st.

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Antwerp street scene

Indulge a passion for fashion in Antwerp

Destination: Antwerp

With its Mode Museum and fabulous boutiques, the chic city of Antwerp is a magnet for fashion-lovers, and proves that cutting-edge style really can be accessible to all

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Magritte Museum, Brussels

Brussels: a surreal weekend with Magritte

Destination: Brussels

Brussels has always had plenty to interest the art historian and art lover. Now, it has the most exciting opening in a long time – a new museum dedicated to the famous Belgian surrealist René Magritte

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The new Hergé Museum

Homage to a famous Belgian

Destination: Belgium

In Louvain-la-Neuve, a university town near Brussels, fans of the Tintin comic books can get their fix of nostalgia at a gleaming new purpose-built museum dedicated to their creator, Hergé

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Lion's Mount, Mont St-Jean, Waterloo

Waterloo: a trip back in time

Destination: Waterloo

Many people remember learning at school about Waterloo and the battle that made Wellington a British hero - but a visit to the actual battlefield in Belgium brings the historic event vividly to life

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Beautiful canals

Bruges: a taste of the good life in Belgium

by zara

Destination: bruges

Beer, chips and chocolate - and a beautiful UNESCO city with great architecture and pretty canals. Bruges in Belgium hits all the right spots

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The peaceful Begijnhof is perfect for an afternoon stroll

The best of Bruges: a weekend guide

Destination: bruges

Explore Bruges, the ‘Venice of the North’, with its canals, arching bridges, historic squares and romantic medieval streets that are full of charming buildings and welcoming bars

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Museum Plantin-Moretus

A weekend in Antwerp

Destination: Antwerp

All you need to know for the perfect city break in Antwerp

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Antwerp Cathedral

Antwerp: Beats Brussels and Bruges For a Weekend Break

Destination: Antwerp

If you’re looking for somewhere different for a weekend break to Belgium then Antwerp offers a compact and fun alternative to the more obvious attractions of Brussels and Bruges

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