Typical Voerstreek house

Walking in the Voerstreek

The Voerstreek is one of the prettiest regions of Flanders; and is covered with footpaths and cycle routes, making it an excellent place for a day out. This was my first visit to the area – and it won’t be my last!


How to spend a day in Gent

I don’t usually do city trips, but thought I would take a break from walking and cycling to spend some time in the beautiful city of Gent. Here are some ideas to make the most of a day there. It includes brunch, a walking tour, lunch, a castle visit, and plenty of churches!

Shells from First World War

Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917

The MMP17 is a museum dedicated to the horrendous bloodbath that was the Battle of Passchendaele. It displays numerous artefacts from the battle, a Dugout Experience that takes you underground into a mock-up of the British Army’s quarters, and reconstructions of trenches.

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