Welcome to the beautiful and charming city of Ghent. This small medieval town lies right between Brussels and Bruges. You know how everyone loves Bruges so much? Well in my opinion, Ghent is just as cute, but even more magical because nobody really knows about it. There aren’t a ton of tourists flocking the city, so it feels like you’re just walking among all the locals.
Our first wedding in France took place in a gorgeous 15th-century castle, Chateâu de la Chassagne. One of our good Seattle friends, Bayo, was coming to visit for the weekend. A few days before arriving, he texted, “By the way, I’m going to a wedding in the French countryside. Want to be my +2’s?” Bien sûr.
On the way to Giverny, mom and I stopped in the quaint town of Vernon, France. What a change (and a breath of fresh air) it was to venture away from the city for a bit. You don’t crash into anyone walking on the sidewalk and you can actually wake up to birds chirping. It’s a pretty small place and we were able to explore everything in a few hours.