Hidden Belgium Revised (Paperback)
An insider's guide to Belgium's hidden gems and lesser-known spotsWritten by a true local, filled with independent advice, based on thorough research and the author's personal opinionsAn inspirational and practical guide to the country's most interesting places, buildings, restaurants, shops, museums, galleries, neighborhoods, gardens and cafesA recently updated edition in Luster's successful and attractive 'Hidden' series of regional and country guidesThis revised and updated guide is journalist Derek Blyth's personal ode to the most beautiful and intriguing spots in what he calls the world's strangest country. He shares hundreds of places to go, things to do and interesting facts, presented in original lists such as: art in unexpected places, haunting war cemeteries, roadside fries stands, unique shop interiors, and lovely secret gardens. You'll discover bizarre but fascinating places like an abandoned car factory and a dreamy castle full of hidden messages, as well as amazing contemporary architecture and the most authentic cafes to drink a Belgian beer. Hidden Belgium is the perfect companion for those who wish to explore Belgium off the beaten track, in all its splendor and quirkiness. Even long-time residents are bound to discover many hidden gems thanks to this one-of-a-kind guide. Also available: Hidden Holland, Hidden Scotland, Hidden Brooklyn, Hidden Tenerife, Hidden Malta. Discover the series: the500hiddensecrets.com.
Journalist Derek Blyth was born in the UK but has lived in Belgium for over 30 years. He has written countless articles about Belgian cities and books like Flemish Cities Explored. He is also the author of The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, and Bruges.