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City guide: Ghent

Capital of East Flanders, city with stunning cultural heritage with more then a 1000 years of history and a city of science, with around 60,000 students in higher education, Ghent really is one of the most interesting places in Belgium. In contrary to its more famous neighboring city of Brugge, Ghent is full of beautiful medieval buildings, but it’s not a town-museum. Quite the opposite, it has a great night life, thanks to large student community. So, there should be no problem to found a nice bar for enjoying great Belgium beers. Middle Ages History of Ghent starts in the…

The European comic books heart beats in Brussels

As a home of the famous characters such as Tintin, Spirou, Bob and Bobette, the Smurfs, Lucky Luke, Blake and Mortimer, Belgium, the land with more than 700 comics authors, registered at the moment, truly is the homeland of a comic books. Consequently, one of the greatest World’s museums dedicated to the ninth art is situated in it’s capital, Brussels. The museum is located in one of the Art Nouveau masterpiece buildings built by the famous Belgian architect Victor Horta in 1906. The initiative for the Comics center establishment started in a middle 1980’s. A group of French and Dutch…