In the 13th century, wool was the most important commodity in Flanders, with Bruges as the epicentre of the wool trade. The industry determined the political, social and economic relations and left its mark on architecture.
The proverbial rivalry between the two football teams from Bruges dates back to the end of the 19th century.
Stefan Zweig’s reportages on his visits to Belgium have been translated into Dutch and collected into a small, beautifully illustrated volume.
A small history of the Adornes domain: a unique heritage of the Middle Ages.
Two Flemish merchants left an imprint on the history of the Portuguese island of Madeira that is still visible today.
The new exhibition hall named BRUSK, is set to open its doors by the end of 2024.
Although its roots date back to 1515, Café Vlissinghe in Bruges is anything but sleepy.
The former 15th-century city palace is a unique museum where you can discover Bruges' rich past.
The Leonardo Da Vinci of the Low Countries is responsible for many revolutionary discoveries in physics, architecture, mathematics and linguistics.
In Bruges, Derek Blyth dwells on a brilliant sixteenth-century mathematician who was also known as 'the Belgian Archimedes' or 'the Leonardo Da Vinci of the Low Countries'.
Few people know that the British Grenadier Guards got their start in Bruges.
Nowhere in Western Europe were homosexual men persecuted as much as in Bruges in the late Middle Ages.
Derek Blyth expresses his love for the carillons of Flanders and the Netherlands.
Tourism is increasingly becoming more of a curse than a blessing in Amsterdam, Bruges, Maastricht and numerous other places in the Low Countries.
Discover the ‘TraumA’-inspired creations by thirteen artists and architects. Until 24 October 2021.