Historic Buildings on Graslei and Korenlei in Ghent, Belgium

Historic buidings on the Graslei and Korenleiin Ghent, Belgium

The view along the Graslei and Korenlei in Ghent, Belgium, is largely regarded to be the prettiest spot in the city. Ghent may be tiny in size, but it packs a tourism wallop. In 2008, National Geographic Traveler Magazine rated it the third most authentic destination in the world. That may, in part, be due … Read more

Old Guild Houses in Market Square in Bruges, Belgium

Market Square in Bruges, Belgium, with statue of Jan Breydel and Pieter De Coninck in front of old Guild Houses

Activities in Market Square in Bruges, Belgium may have changed over the centuries, but one thing hasn’t. It’s still the commercial and cultural center of the city. Since the year 958, Market (Markt in Flemish) Square has been the the scene of medieval festivals, tournaments, and even executions. Weekly markets have been held here since … Read more