Flemish Art, Food, Etc.

Two museums in Bruges that house some of the world’s finest collection of Medieval and Flemish art are the Groeningemuseum and the Sint-Janshospital. Both museums contain an impressive collection of Hans Memling and Jan van Eyck.     For food lovers, there are quite a number of excellent restaurants in Bruges. Many serving Flemish cuisine. There are also tea rooms that dot the city, serving tea, coffee, pastries, and of course, Belgian waffles.       I stayed at the Grand Hotel Casselberg Brugge, consisting of a 19th century building and a new wing, with rooms that face the canal. The hotel…


Awarded a World Heritage status by UNESCO, enchanting Bruges is a charming confluence of canals, medieval streets, and Gothic architecture. In the middle ages, Bruges was one of Europe’s most prosperous cities and it has been restored and preserved to its former glory. It is a wonderfully walkable city with enchanting views from every corner.