A closer look at one of the key events during the Battle of the Bulge in the Belgian Ardennes
Find out all about the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes, and visit local museums and sites of interest
Born in 1623, Ferdinand Verbiest led an exceptional life as a Jesuit missionary to China, an astronomer and an engineer.
When the Flemish people returning to Flanders Fields after Armistice Day 1918, they were greeted by scenes of total devastation.
At the centre of this annual event is a vial containing the blood of Christ
The 11th to 13th centuries were a golden age for Flemish cloth. And then the English introduced their crippling wool tax
The Royal Greenhouses of Laeken open for three weeks every year
Sometimes people are simply not who they seem to be. Take for example, Monsieur Hawarden …
100 years ago this weekend saw the start of the Battle of Passchendaele. Here are four ways to remember.
Two walks that take you through the heart of Flanders Fields to some of the most poignant World War One cemeteries.
Outstanding detective work by Belgian woodcarver Patrick Damiaens led to a valuable carving being reunited with its home in England decades after being lost.
Amazingly, this lovely, quiet and bucolic area of Belgium has quite a stormy history. Discover the history of Voeren, the political unrest over the years that led to riots and a violent demonstration, and the key players in the turmoil.
An exhibition at the In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres focuses on the contribution of Canadian soldiers in the First World War
Talbot House in Poperinge is one of the most evocative First World War sites in Belgium. It was used by soldiers for rest and relaxation before returning to the Front. It’s still very much as it used to be 100 years ago.
Armistice Day 1918 marked the end of the First World War. We tend to think “phew, that was that!” and believe that people could finally get “back to normal”. But to the Flemish returning to Flanders Fields, they were greeted by desolation and danger. It marked the start of a huge clear-up of the devastated landscape.