Tag: Belgium travel
Museums of the World: In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres.
This was such an incredible experience and well worth the trip to Ypres. As I’ve mentioned before, my main criteria for any museum is how much they Inform, Educate and Entertain. In Flanders Fields museum fulfilled all of these criteria with ease. The museum is located in the second floor of the Cloth Hall building…
Memling Cinema, Bruges.
When most people go abroad the first thing they search for is restaurants, supermarkets, museums etc. Me? Well, I look for abandoned and closed down cinemas. Bruges was no exception. I’d started hunting down old cinemas in Bruges a couple of weeks before I even got there. There was just one. The Memling Cinema. In…
It’s a fairy tale town, isn’t it? How’s a fairy tale town not somebody’s f****** thing? How can all those canals and bridges and cobbled streets and those churches, all that beautiful f****** fairy tale stuff, how can that not be somebody’s f****** thing, eh? A line spoken by Ralph Fiennes in the 2008 movie…