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Ghent, Belgium

Feel Free to ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinGoogle+TumblrStumbleUponemailGhent was an extra special surprise on my European trip itinerary and I’m so glad I carved out a few days to spend here. Ghent (the English spelling), or Gent (Dutch/Flemish spelling) is a quick 30 minute train ride from the Belgian capital of Brussels. It is possible to do 2 days in Ghent and see it all but if you have enough time, stay an extra day and night. Ghent was once a powerhouse trade city in the 15th century and again in the 18th and 19th centuries with their textile industry. The architecture around the Read More

Luxembourg in A Day

Feel Free to ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinGoogle+TumblrStumbleUponemailLuxembourg is a small country, easily passed over if you aren’t looking for it. On my train ride from Brussels to Luxembourg City, I never saw the border, even on the way back to Belgium. Attempting to see Luxembourg City  in one day on a European vacation is totally doable if you are wearing your walking shoes and ready to get your heart pumping. Old Town Luxembourg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site,  is the highlight of the country. While there is a little bit more to Luxembourg, the history and character are not to be missed here. Read More