Photo Essay: The Mini Castles of Antwerp

Mini Castles of Antwerp

South-east of the city of Antwerp, near the Berchem train station, is an area of townhomes with architecture that’s out of this world. Various architectural styles live side by side including Art Nouveau, Neo-Classicism, Art Deco, Moorish, and Baroque. These homes are large and imposing and have been nicknamed the ‘mini castles of Antwerp’. It’s […]

The Comic Walls of Antwerp

Comic Walls in Antwerp Belgium

Comic books and comic series have long played a vital role in Belgian culture and even the development of European comics as a whole. Large-scale production of comics began in the country in the late 1920s and has developed alongside their French neighbours as a distinct art medium since then. The Adventures of Tintin, Spike […]