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Ostend
World War I


  • Fort Napoleon
  • Fort Napoleon was built in 1811 by Napoleon as a means to defend Ostend from English invasion. Used in World War I, as headquarters for German forces, it is now both a museum and a memorial.
  • Address:
    • Vuurtorenweg 1/Z
    • 8400
    • Ostend
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Ostend and the Great War, 1914-1918. World War 1 memorials, cemeteries, battlefield tours and tour guides in and around Ostend.


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Anthony Martin, a Belgian brewer with British roots

GENVAL - It’s 1909 when John Martin, a Brit, makes his home in Antwerp, earning his living by provisioning sailing vessels. Before long John’s deliveries are heading onto the ships of the Red Star Line, ... [ more ]

Brussels Beer Challenge 2017, the results are in!

NAMUR - At the 6th edition of the Brussels Beer Challenge, hosted this year by the city of Namur, Belgium once again lived up to its cast-iron reputation as one of the most important beer countries in the world. ... [ more ]

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Omer Vander Ghinste celebrates 125 years of brewing craftsmanship

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