🇧🇪 Belgium


27 January 2021

Belgium might ease its confinement strategy in the spring of 2021

On Tuesday January 26th, Belgian health officials announced that the current confinement measures might be eased in the spring when most people over 65 have been […]
27 January 2021

Belgium bans non-essential travel abroad until 1 March

On 22nd January, Belgium’s Consultative Committee decided to ban non-essential travel abroad until 1 March. Entering into force today, this measure will only exclude those who […]
23 January 2021

A new way to repurpose the Religious Heritage in Flanders

A blackbird lands on the branch of a pear tree and sings, the notes of its melody reaching the ears of a passerby on Boeveriestraat, perhaps […]
22 January 2021

10 Instagrammable places in Antwerp

Antwerp is known as the city where you can buy diamonds. It is located on the Scheldt river in the Flemish region (Flanders) of Belgium and […]
21 January 2021

Brussels Airlines to cancel 900 flights in February and March

Brussels Airlines will cancel a total of 900 flights in February and March, after failing to register a sufficient number of bookings, due to the coronavirus […]
19 January 2021

Skyhall at Brussels Airport to become vaccination centre

As part of the vaccination rollout plan in Belgium, the Skyhall, the iconic former transit hall at Brussels Airport, is set to become the vaccination centre […]
18 January 2021

Royal British Legion Brussels history unveiled

Did you know that about 6,000 British servicemen wed Belgian women and settled here after WW2? Or that Princess Margaret’s divorcee lover Peter Townsend was unceremoniously […]
15 January 2021

8 best places to go skiing in Belgium

If you live in Belgium and love to do winter sports or skiing, there’s no need to go to France or Switzerland, or to any other […]
14 January 2021

24 hours in Mechelen

Mechelen is a Flemish city located between Brussels and Antwerp in northern Belgium. It is one of Flanders’ most prominent cities of historical art and was […]
14 January 2021

Amélie Nothomb: Belgium’s most eccentric writer?

To get to know Amélie Nothomb is to get know Belgium itself. The writer, like the country, is full of contradictions. Belgium is just a third […]
13 January 2021
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Covid-19 infections rise by 30% in Belgium

According to the latest figures published by the Sciensano public health institute on Wednesday, January 13th, the average new daily infections in Belgium has risen by […]
13 January 2021

5 refreshing walks in Brussels

With many people working from home, and leisure activities and socialising severely reduced, it is more important than ever to get outside, stretch your legs and […]
11 January 2021

Mini-Europe survives the crisis: It will remain in Heizel

The future of Mini-Europe, the popular tourist attraction in Brussels, has been secured. The famous park providing miniature reconstructions of some of the continent’s most iconic […]
11 January 2021

Belgium announces 2 week extension of lockdown measures

On Friday afternoon, Belgium’s Consultative Committee announced the extension of current lockdown rules in Belgium, stating that they will remain in place for at least 2 […]
11 January 2021

Hotels in Brussels report losses of 90% in 2020

Hotels in Brussels recorded a drop in income of 25% during the first quarter of 2020, while in the second quarter the fall, when the pandemic […]
6 January 2021

Visiting the House of European History in Brussels

On the 7th of December, the House of European History reopened its doors to visitors. The new temporary exhibition is called: “Fake for Real: A History […]
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