by Gary Phillips Before being offered this trip, I hadn’t really given much thought to visiting Ostend, a town often ignored by the hordes of tourists to Bruges, its close neighbour. There had been a few times when I’d travelled through at night after a long train journey from another […]
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Sue Dobson finds one of Europe’s best preserved medieval towns crammed with life and history. A romantic city of ancient, beautifully kept buildings, medieval squares and canals criss-crossed by cobbled streets, Bruges may be packed with tourists but it’s a living and working city too, with enough charm to knock […]
Travel writer Maggie Hall strikes Bruges off the “to do” list, and gives a rave review of the city and her hotel, the Heritage. Over many years of going to many places, somehow Bruges never became the destination. Well, I’m now happy to confirm that there is something in the maxim: […]