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10 August 2020

Brussels’ hotel sector struggling
due to the pandemic

The coronavirus crisis has severely damaged Brussels’ hotel sector, which is now suffering from a lack of tourists and visitors. At the moment, only half of […]
10 August 2020

Brussels Airport registers a decrease of 80.8% of passengers

Since the reintroduction of non-essential flights on 15 June, the number of passengers at Brussels Airport has increased, but it still remains 80% below July 2019.  […]
7 August 2020

Brussels Airlines reports a loss of €182 million due to Covid-19

In the first half of 2020, Brussels Airlines incurred a loss of €182 million as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the […]
7 August 2020

Discover Brussels by bike
on this two-day micro adventure

Until not so long ago, you would not have thought of Brussels as a bike-friendly city. And even if the Belgian capital still has a long […]
4 August 2020

A Belgian fry a day
keeps the doctor away

Did you have a large portion of Belgian fries last Saturday? Golden brown and crispy on the outside, soft on the inside. No too thick, but […]
4 August 2020
Coffee

10 best coffee shops in Brussels

Considering the size of the city, Brussels has a lot of fun coffee places to offer that serve delicious coffee, tasty cakes and other baked goods […]
3 August 2020

The Orient Express – It’s Belgian!

The Orient Express is undeniably the train that has most marked the history of traveling. A crazy project initiated at the end of the 19th century […]
3 August 2020

Belgium is the European leader in Covid-19 innovations

In the last few months, many Belgian start-ups have stood out with their responses to the pandemic, making Belgium the top European country in terms of […]
28 July 2020

Curfew declared in Antwerp
as Belgium battles to
control Covid-19 spike

Contagion numbers in Belgium continue to rise. Over the last seven days (Jul 17-23), there’s been an average increase of 71 percent compared to the previous […]
24 July 2020

US border pre-clearance facilities to open at Brussels Airport

On July 22nd, Belgian Vice-Premier Alexander De Croo announced that Brussels Airport has been effectively granted a license to host a US border pre-clearance station with […]
23 July 2020

Top 5 parks in Brussels
with ponds and lakes

The quality of living in a city depends on many different things – one of them surely being the number of parks that the city offers […]
23 July 2020

Brussels Airlines receives €290 million in state aid

An agreement to rescue Brussels Airlines has been reached, the Flemish news outlet VRT NWS announced. It has been agreed that the Belgian government will lend […]
21 July 2020
bread

5 Brussels bakeries
you shouldn’t miss

The love for bread has significantly varied and changed over the past five years or so.  Some years ago, many people liked their bread pre-cut, soft […]
21 July 2020

Belgium celebrates its 189th anniversary

On July 21st, 1831, a forty-year old German prince from the Saxe-Cobourg-Saalfeld duchy stood on the grounds of the Royal Palace in Brussels and was sworn […]
20 July 2020
Alden Biesen

Alden Biesen Castle gained a new life with Martin’s Rentmeesterij

Did you know that Belgium holds a world record for castles? In fact, Belgium has more castles per kilometer than any country in the world. There […]
18 July 2020

Gradual recovery of passenger flights at Brussels Airport in June

In June, 83,589 passengers passed through Brussels Airport, representing a decrease of -96.5% compared to June 2019. This decrease, which is slightly less than the past […]
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