Is it possible to fall in love with a hotel (and a city) just by looking at photos?
I took one look at the photos, read the blurbs, and said, “I’m going.”
The truth is, I’ve been wanting to visit Ghent (Belgium) for awhile now. Last year I had booked a trip with the kids. We were going to stay in a hostel. But the weather was bad, so I cancelled.
And now? Forget the hostel, forget the kids … I’m going to this place.
Ghent is called “the best kept secret of Europe.” The hotel is called 1898 The Post because it was built in 1898 and it was a post office. Closed in 2001, the building now hosts a shopping centre and this hotel, right in the center of town.
Isn’t this a lovely place? Can imagine a cocktail at that bar, a night in one of those beds…
And I’ll be sitting at that bar in December, Theresa. Two days in Ghent, then onwards to Antwerp.