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Guild Houses in Grote Market - Historic Center Antwerp Belgium © 2014 Mikestravelguide. All rights reserved.

Things to do in Antwerp – Visit the Market Squares and Shopping Zones

Antwerp consists of a number of market squares and shopping zones, mostly car-free, making your time here more enjoyable. A few of these pedestrian-friendly areas include the Historic Center, Meir Street, the Quartier Latin, De Wilde Zee, and the Fashion … Continue reading

Hidden Garden of the Begijnhof Amsterdam © 2014 Mikestravelguide. All rights reserved.

Things to do in Amsterdam – Visit the Hidden Garden of the Begijnhof

Hidden in the heart of Amsterdam are the peaceful garden courtyard and historic buildings of the Begijnhof. Built as a residential community for lay women of the Catholic Church, the Begijnhof, also known as a Beguinage, has existed here at … Continue reading

Canal in Ghent © 2012 Mikestravelguide. All rights reserved.

Ghent is an often-overlooked destination for travelers

Once one of the largest cities in Europe and a major player in the cloth trade during the Middle Ages, Ghent is an often-overlooked destination for travelers.  But, like many cities in Belgium, Ghent has a lot to offer visitors: Belgian … Continue reading