West Flanders is one of the five provinces of Flanders in Belgium.
The main language in West Flanders is Dutch using the West Flemish dialect. Most people are proficient in standard Dutch and many have a functional command of English and French.
Coast Tram  (Dutch: De Kusttram) is the longest tram line in the world with 70 stops over 68 km long track. It connects all Belgian seaside towns from French to Dutch border. During peak summer months a tram goes every 10 min or so.
The 'Last Post' at the Menin Gate (Menenpoort), Ypres is really worth visiting
Oostende and Menen are the only cities where you need to be careful in some parts of the city.