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On March 8, International Women’s Day, we dare you to TAKE THE SPOTLIGHT. To own your ambition, passion and creativity, and to support other women who are doing the same. Together, let’s unleash the collective power of being seen and become part of the power story for women in Gent. It’s going down… […]
Street art in Ghent is quite prominent. The city has been pursuing an active policy on graffiti for years and with success. Ghent supports individual graffiti artists, gives advice and sets up projects such as the “Sorry, Not Sorry” festival. This festival gave artists the opportunity to use the city as a play & creation […]
Roomer is a local delicacy. And Roomer cocktails are to die for! 🙂 This drink is developed by two brothers, brewed here in Ghent and the roomer cocktail is one of our favorite aperitifs. It’s a sweet drink and a perfect gift to take home with you. perfect serve: on the rocks see a flower […]
A city never stops evolving. Never stops changing. When you venture out to discover our beautiful Ghent let yourself be amazed by the difference between now and then. The pictures from Ghent in the old days are absolutely amazing. Canon Dulle Griet – 1900 […]
It takes a lot of imagination, time and effort to pull off amazing April Fools’ pranks and we can’t help but admire these hilarious travel pranks that have been pulled off over the past few years. In celebration of April 1st, here are a few pranks that have been played by airlines and other travel […]
March 8 is International Women’s Day. And the first Belgian women’s strike is being organized in Brussels this year. The Collecti.e.f 8 Maars is the organizing power behind this scoop. With the strike they want to show that “when the women stop, the world stops running”. In 2018, a similar strike in Spain led to five million […]
8 WAYS TO GIVE BACK TO THE LOCAL COMMUNITY WHILE TRAVELING This week is all about LOVE! That’s why we wanted to share with you some ideas on how to give back while traveling. Not only did we celebrate Valentine on the 14th. This Sunday the 17th of February is Random Acts Of Kindness Day. We […]
Whether you’re single, coupled up, or somewhere in between, ensure your V-Day is free of clichés and not at all boring. Get inspired by part II of our unexpected Valentine’s Day Ideas in Ghent. 5. ENJOY SOME QUALITY TIME AND PLAY A GAME OR READ A BOOK TOGETHER Ghent has a couple of bars where you can […]
8 unexpected Valentine’s Day ideas in Ghent (PART I) Valentine’s Day means a lot of things to a lot of people. A romantic celebration of the one you love; an overhyped and totally neglectable holiday; the perfect opportunity to over-indulge in chocolate & sweets; a time for reflecting on why you don’t need a dinner […]
The Nederkouter is where The Hide is located. The etymology of this streetname goes all the way back to the old medieval Dutch words “den neder cauter”. Which means “under the cauter“. The “Cauter/Kouter” is a big square above the Nederkouter street. The name “Cauter” is derived from the Latin “cultura” meaning cultivated land. It refers […]
The Lonely Planet has some interesting things to say about Ghent and Belgium. 🙂 BELGIUM Smack-bang in the middle of Western Europe, this compact multilingual country effortlessly blends the historic with the new! From countless castles and medieval belfries to innovative art museums and hip cafes. And with some of the best comfort food on […]
New Year’s resolutions & Givings to dreamCATchers. In the first few days of January people around the world set New Year’s Resolutions – things they’d like to change, start doing, or stop doing in the new year to come. The New Year is a great opportunity to take a step back and reflect on our […]
Ghent loves winter pop-up bars! Oh yes, we do. When Winter is knocking on the door the city of Ghent turns warm & cosy. Ghentians don’t like the rain and we lock ourselves inside the house when it is pouring, but when the weather is dry and cold…we love to stroll around the city. Do […]
We know you don’t believe it today, but Belgian weather isn’t as bad as it seems. Yes, the average number of rainy days is 199. Sounds crazy right?! This is more than Paris and London, both of which are renowned for their grey and drizzly days. But a rainy day is defined as a day […]
Miss Lien Dereere, één van onze “Women, don’t hide ambassadrices” is befaamd voor haar Burlesque shows. Volgend weekend komt zij met haar klassevolle acts met veel verleiding, glitter & glamour en de nodige humor naar Gent! 💟💟💟 Check out haar facebook event! 👠 Meer glitter! Meer pluimen! Meer humor! Nieuwe acts! 2 shows! 👠 Cabaret Cuberdon bezet […]
One of our kick-ass ambassadors Line De Clercq has a very unique design interior shop called Four Rooms design meubelen! And you can come visit her at the prestigious design expo Inside Out Gent during the weekends of 10-12 March & 16-18 March. * * * She has 5 (!) DUO-TICKETS to give away! * * * So follow Line’s […]
Maybe not exactly what you are aiming for, but being a mom has been the greatest challenge ever, and is in fact an often underrated, undiscovered, behind-the-scenes, yet highly life-changing mission! It has given my life extra purpose and dimension which I never thought possible. It has humbled me immensely as I do realize the […]
Today is the day. March 8 – International Women’s Day. Today is a day to take the spotlight. Today is a day I want to celebrate ME and every other woman who has been working hard behind-the-scenes and who deserves to be seen. Today is a day to COME OUT OF HIDING! But let’s be […]
International Women’s Day 2018! #womendonthide KLINIK Klinik – one of the best tattoo shops in Gent owned and run by a crazy kick-ass girl Helen – has designed several beautiful WOMEN FLASH TATTOOS to all you ballsy ladies & gents out there! Send Helen and her crew AN EMAIL with the name of the artist you prefer […]
Enjoy the magic of life. We wish you and your loved ones a festive season full of happiness and joy. xoxo The Hide
De dames van WOMEN AFTER WORK brengen hulde aan alle vrouwen die zich na hun uren engageren voor elkaar, hun omgeving en de wereld. Laat je inspireren door gepassioneerde Gentse vrouwen en steek zelf de handen uit de mouwen in twee zelf te kiezen workshops: Loop mee in een Privilige Walk, ontdek eeuwenoude hamam-technieken, woon een […]
Zin om enkele GENTSE TOP DJ’ETTES aan het werk te zien? Aanschouw onze ambassadrice DJ’ette Poppy en enkele van haar lieftallige collega’s in de Ierse pub Patrick Foley’s. 3/03: DJ’ette Poppy en DJ Spalding 30/03: DJ’ettes Princess Electrify en Negative Nancy 27/04: DJ’ette Blanche
Op 8 maart is het Internationale Vrouwendag ✊ In België verdient een vrouw per uur gemiddeld 9% minder dan een man. Zo lang daar geen einde aan komt, krijgen vrouwen op 8 maart 9% korting bij ons! Evelien Bogaert CURIOSA-CO
“Een jonge vrouw woont samen met haar zus. Die heet ‘Neen’, of zo noemt men haar toch. Neen is verstandelijk beperkt en kampt met psychiatrische problemen. Volgens de lijnen van een vaste routine leven de beide zussen al 35 jaar lang samen. Maar dan trekken de nieuwe buren in het huis aan de overkant in. […]
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Women, don’t hide! An online activation campaign
Street art in Ghent
Cocktails from Ghent – Roomer Cocktail
Ghent in the old days
April Fools’ pranks in the travel industry
The First Belgian Women’s Strike
Give back while traveling
8 Unexpected Valentine’s Day Ideas in Ghent – PART II
8 unexpected Valentine’s Day ideas in Ghent – PART I
The Hide @ Nederkouter
The Lonely Planet about Ghent and Belgium
New Year’s Resolutions & Givings to DreamCATchers
Winter pop-up bars in Ghent
Belgian weather isn’t as bad as it seems
Inside Out give-away by Four Rooms! Check it out!
Testimonial of a MOM!
Let’s take over International Women’s Day!
GIRLS WITH TATS! GRL POWER BY KLINIK!
Enjoy the magic of life
Women After Work
FEESTEN MET GENTSE TOP DJ’ETTES
Curiosa en de f*ing loonkloof
Neen! Een verhaal over de leefwereld van mensen met een beperking
Happy Birthday on the best day of the year! March 8!
Hide & Boutique – Koude winteravonden aan de houtkachel
The Hide – Dé design bucketlist voor 2018
CHRISTMAS PLACES TO BE IN GENT
Hide & Boutique: feesten op een bouwwerf
The Hide – Een frank en vrij design portret
four rooms – Een frank en vrij design portret
Hide & Boutique: wat te verwachten?
Hide & Boutique: voor designliefhebbers in kerststemming!