The history of the Menin Gate and the Last Post, an overview of the 2019 Remembrance Day events, and where to see the LEGO Menin Gate!
Beauvoorde Castle looks 17th century. But it was created in the 19th, through the romantic vision of one man
An exhibition at the In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres focuses on the contribution of Canadian soldiers in the First World War
Guest Blogger Hannah Little reports on last Sunday’s Cats Parade in Ypres
Get prepared for one of the wackiest events in Belgium: it’s the Ypres’ Cats Parade!
What led to 16 million people losing their lives? And what were the key battles in Flanders, Belgium?
A post with a difference today. But still within the theme of “discovering Belgium”. I would like to draw your attention to a double exhibition called War and Trauma taking place in Ghent and Ypres that focuses on the physical and mental consequences of war, from the First […]
A powerful exhibition of Trench Art at the In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres, by British sculptor Stephen Hurst, refocuses our minds on the tragedy of war.
If you want to visit the key World War One battlefields around Ypres, you can always do it yourself, but enlisting the help of one of the many specialist tour guides available is a good idea.