🇧🇪 Belgium


27 November 2020

More Thalys trains between Brussels and Paris from December 13th

Thalys has announced that from the 13th of December until the end of January, it will offer four daily return trips between Brussels and Paris. The […]
26 November 2020

First coronavirus vaccines will arrive in Belgium this year

Prime Minister Alexander De Croo announced on Tuesday, during a visit to Brussels Airport, that Belgium will receive its first doses of Covid-19 vaccine before the […]
24 November 2020

Did you know Audrey Hepburn was born in Belgium?

She’s not wearing a picture hat or sunglasses. Nor is she wearing a pearl necklace. With a towel wrapped around her head she’s sitting on the […]
21 November 2020

Brussels by Lights here to stay this Christmas

Following the cancellation of the Christmas market at the beginning of this month, it is easy to feel downhearted. The market usually attracts around two million […]
19 November 2020

Brussels coronavirus curfew extended into mid-December

On Wednesday, regional officials announced that the current coronavirus curfew in Brussels will be extended by more than one month. The current curfew in Brussels, which […]
18 November 2020

4 Traditional taverns you have to visit in Brussels

Ride your bike a few miles southwest of Brussels and your nose will tell you something unique about Belgium: beer is brewed everywhere. What better place […]
17 November 2020

Joyful news in Belgium: Saint Nicholas exempt from coronavirus restrictions

Children across Belgium received with joy the announcement that Saint Nicholas would be exempt from the Covid-19 restrictions. Interior Minister, Annelies Verlinden, and Health Minister, Frank […]
15 November 2020

Travel restrictions in brief: Belgium 🇧🇪

Note: Last update of this article occurred on 2 February 2021 1. Residents of Belgium Until 1 March, non-essential travel to other countries is forbidden to […]
13 November 2020

Traditional Belgian food in Brussels

When thinking about Brussels, one of the first things that comes to mind is beer and yes, there are numerous great ones, however, Brussels is also […]
11 November 2020

New 93 km coastal cycling route inaugurated in Flanders

Flanders has recently inaugurated a new 93 km-long bike path, which connects the Kustroute of the Netherlands to the Vélomaritime in France, following the Belgian North […]
10 November 2020

Incredible queues at Brussels Airport’s security check point

Autumn holidays are usually a busy time for many airports, and Brussels Airport is no exception. There are often long queues through security, and whilst last […]
9 November 2020

Belgium increases the number of European areas on its red zone list

As of Friday November 6th at 4:00 PM, the Belgian Ministry of Foreign affairs has increased the number of red travel zones for Belgians and residents […]
9 November 2020

10 Belgian Fun Facts

Belgium is a country with a rich diversity of cultures, history, art, and…bureaucracy. Yes, if you have had the pleasure of living in Belgium thus far, […]
5 November 2020

Jazzing in Dinant: The birthplace of the saxophone

Imagine a world without the music of John Coltrane or Charlie “Bird” Parker. Imagine Tom Jobim’s “The Girl from Ipanema” without the lush sounds of Stan […]
4 November 2020

7 Famous writers who stayed in Brussels

In the spring of 1816 an episode of chance made Lord Byron’s stay in Brussels longer than desired. His original plan was to travel straight to […]
3 November 2020

Créons: The magic of street art in Brussels

L’Autre part: Between initiatory quest and captivating journey, a dive into the world of creation through the wanderings of Crayon, emblematic character of its author Créons. […]
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