Four lifts on the Canal du Centre, Belgium

An elevator for boats

These old metal contraptions on the Belgian canal look strange – but they are actually an ingenious invention. See how the four lifts work:

Plantin-Moretus Museum, Antwerp, Belgium

Visit the Plantin-Moretus Museum

It was the largest printing press in Europe in the 16th century and one of the best preserved. Why you should visit Belgium’s Plantin-Moretus Museum!

Historic centre of Bruges, Belgium

In Bruges

Bruges is one of the prettiest cities in Belgium. So what do I discover when I set out to explore its streets?

Stoclet House, Brussels, Belgium

When our heritage is not public

It’s listed as a World Heritage Site, an example of influential architecture in Europe. That should mean you could see Stoclet House in Brussels, right?

Flemish Beguinages of Belgium

Girl Power in Medieval Belgium

When these women decided to live a religious life without men, they didn’t want to follow the rules of the church. So this is what they did.