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The Charming Canal City of Bruges – Things to Do & Travel Guide

Bruges, Belgium is a fairytale city and one of the most unique and charming I’ve been to. Bruges is definitely a town more people should consider visiting, especially if they like the aesthetic of medieval times combined with the comforts of today.

Bruges, Belgium

The History of Bruges

Bruges was founded by the viking but a lot of Bruges’s history revolves around its high time in the late medieval period to the early Renaissance (1000s-1400s). Because of its location, it served as a large trading port, primarily in cloth, with a huge international influence. It is said (though sometimes disputed) that Bruges … Continue reading

Posted on Monday, April 8, 2019 in Destinations
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Ghent vs Bruges: Which City in Belgium Should You Visit?

I spent years desperately wanting to go to Belgium so when given the chance, I finally got a day each in Ghent and Bruges and they were both absolutely beautiful. Being two medieval port cities in Flanders that flourished several centuries ago, a lot of people make a choice between seeing the two and I was honestly trying to make that decision, as well, before committing more time in Belgium to see them both. So which one did I like more?

Spoiler Alert: I loved both of them!

Ghent

The Markt in Ghent

I first visited the larger of the two cities and it … Continue reading

Posted on Friday, March 9, 2018 in Destinations
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