Candy Crush

What would motivate you to visit  Ghent in Belgium?

 For me it is a question with three answers: 1. “Praline” 2. Bar with the biggest beer selection 3. The Cuberdon shop.


No. 1 the “Praline”, a filled chocolate was invented by Neuhaus a pharmacist who wanted to cover the awful taste of medicine, with a thin layer of  chocolate, however, it was his grandson Jean Neuhaus Jr. who thought about filling it with something other than medicine. The “Praline”was born in Belgium but not in Ghent.




No. 2  Dulle Griet a  bar in Ghent with over 350 Belgian beers with the largest  selection  in Gent so a paradise for beer lovers including me.  Everyone recommends to drink a beer for which you must leave your shoe as a deposit.




The shoe is hung from the ceiling and returned once the bill is paid and the glass returned. The reason is that everybody would steal the glass as a souvenir (I would do it too), so to avoid it the bar decided to enforce that form of deposit.




I wonder if this is the true inspiration for Cinderella, maybe she was a kleptomaniac alcoholic who kept leaving her shoes behind. Maybe. Something to ponder certainly.

No. 3 walking around town I saw weird, purple, soapy looking candies which were called Cuberdons also known as “Gentse Neuzen”(Gent Nose) are the most famous local candies in Ghent, made of Arabic gum, which tastes like violet, also available in different flavours now. It all happened by accident as a pharmacist discarded a batch of medicine and discovered days later, that  the syrup formed a crunchy crust, while the inside remained liquid-ish, so “The Cuberdons” were born and the most famous ones are the ones from Geldhof.

In Genth are two shops that sell Cuberdons next to each other, they’ve been fighting over who has the best ones for years. One day it escalated and the two venders got into a fight to decide whose candies were better. This war’s been going on for a very long time. Since then the vendors are not allowed to talk to each other anymore , if they do, they get a 120€ fine.




Ever risked to give your shoe away to get something? Have you tasted a Neuhaus Praline in Ghent or anywhere in the Europe? Ever fought with you neighbor about something?

Gent


Read and here and see more pics and what to do in Ghent!


https://aheartynomad.com/2017/03/06/candy-crush-ghent-edition/

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Do you want to improve your German or would you like to learn from zero? Then you should let me help you! A few words about me before you decide to book a lesson with me. I am a Polyglott and a passionate Kitesurfer! I was raised bilingual but in my early years I learned many more languages. I am 33 years old and 
I have been teaching for the past 7 years full-time. Teaching languages is one of my many passions. Another one is traveling. For the past 10 years I live as a Nomad and have many places to call a home. So come with me, learn with and from me. With over 4700 hours taught ( incl. Verbling) I might be the perfect teacher for you. So how does a class look like? It really depends on your needs but I only adapt to your wishes. You are the boss although I will be guiding you. 
I use material I have collected over the years online and I love to include audios & videos. I keep it up to a more entertaining level and you will be speaking from 80- 90 % of the lesson. I correct your mistakes and grammar through out the whole lesson so in the end of our session you will have a whole report of what we have done. Awesome right?! Homework? Let's be honest. It's up to you. No one likes them but if you do your homework you will see a faster progress and that is for sure. I take the classes seriously but we definitely are going to have a laugh every now and then. If you have more questions just get in touch with me! I answer very quickly! Also if you like to learn German, English or French on your own and free, check out these three links. This is a great way of learning parallel to your online lessons! https://learngerman.dw.com/de/overview https://www.gymglish.com/partner/uwzdegrytv/15819 https://www.frantastique.com/partner/uwzdegrytv/15820
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