Ghent - An Impressive City! September 3rd 2015 When asking locals about the best place to visit in Belgium everyone told me that Ghent was their favourite location. The response was "just as beautiful and medieval as Bruges but without all the tourists". It became apparent to me that Ghent was over-shadowed by it's neighbour Bruges.
My car journey from Bruges to Ghent was a short 35 miles drive down the E40. I did my research online before my ... read more
Europe » Belgium » East Flanders » Gent Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830 and was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. It has prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically advanced European state and member of NATO and the EU. Tensions bet... ... read more
I'm a passionate traveller and very content when exploring different places. I love to experience new cultures, as well as getting the opportunity to meet interesting people from all over the world. My life changed somewhat in 2019 when I became a daddy and my priority has changed but my desire to travel very much remains.
I have a fascination with Latin America; this is because of the beautiful scenery, fantastic wildlife, different types of cultures and history. I even learnt some Spanish to help when exploring these countries.
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