Posts tagged "Ghent"
River Cruising Through The Netherlands and Belgium

River Cruising Through The Netherlands and Belgium

I saw the AMA Waterways ship moored early at the dock in Amsterdam and stepped on board.  It was just the beginning of sailing for 7 days with tulip and chocolate anticipation. Seven days ahead of river cruising and I was ready to partake of as much as possible, and why not? It was vacation...
Ghent, a beautiful city with Van Hecke's chocolates

Ghent, a beautiful city with Van Hecke’s chocolates

One step inside Van Hecke’s in charming Ghent, Belgium, with the aromas of butter and chocolate floating through the air and I swooned. Florent Van Hecke is 3rd generation chocolatier and baker at the family’s shop with a personality as sweet as his store. His son Stephen has learned the trade and was busy making...