The second in our series of guides to Europe’s alt cities takes us to Ghent - a medieval masterpiece on the surface, but bang up to date with its underground music scene, cutting-edge design and pioneering sustainable projects. Local creatives reveal their highlights
The Holy Food Market in Ghent is an indoor market with multitude of various food stands and vendors, ranging from traditional frites and waffles, to meat shops, seafood and wine, to Malaysian and Portuguese cuisines.
Wherever you go, however you do it, Ghent is definitely one city you should not miss in favour of the bigger, well known ones. I think the city of Ghent has been very clever keeping it all under the radar. It makes you feel as though you’ve uncovered a