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Camille Van Puymbroeck is a Belgian freelance journalist with a big interest in anything lifestyle and ecology-related. Nothing makes her more happy than visiting a former Soviet building, overgrown by nature, equipped with a camera and a coffee. Not without an Italian meal afterwards, of course. Her work has previously been published in Metro, Sabato Magazine and Culinaire Ambiance.

21 April 2021

These are the best picnic spots in Brussels

Now that the restrictions concerning COVID-19 are slowly but surely getting lifted in Belgium, we can start to think about our social lives again. Which feels […]
19 April 2021

Reopening of Belgium’s terraces a first key step towards a full recovery of the hospitality sector

The long-awaited announcement that Belgium’s bars and restaurants can reopen their terraces from May 8th is enormously welcome. The phased reopening of crucial parts of Belgian […]
19 April 2021

Brussels Airlines prepares for gradual summer relaunch

With vaccination programs underway in many countries and demand for travel slowly starting to pick up for summer Brussels Airlines prepares its operations for a gradual […]
16 April 2021

The WWII sacrifices behind a grey plaque on a striking Schaerbeek building

On the corner of Avenue Eugène Plasky and rue du Saphir in Schaerbeek stands a distinctive house, built in 1930. It was designed by Belgian architect […]
15 April 2021

Belgian scientists successfully train dogs to detect Coronavirus

Belgian scientists have successfully trained six dogs to detect the coronavirus in humans, according to microbiologist Chris Callewaert at Ghent University, who spoke to the Flemish […]
14 April 2021

Belgium: Travel possible again from 19 April, terraces to open on 8 May

Belgium’s Consultative Committee today reached a compromise on the reopening of terraces on May 8th. As of Monday April 19th, schools are to reopen and travel […]
14 April 2021

Belgium has reached 2 million Covid-19 vaccines milestone

Three weeks ago Belgium reached 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered, and yesterday it doubled this, according to the announcement at Tuesday morning’s joint press conference […]
13 April 2021

Spring in Belgium: 10 places you should visit

Spring is a beautiful season. Nature wakes up from a long sleep during the wintertime, the sun is shining again, flowers bloom, the sky is blue, […]
13 April 2021

Brussels–Berlin gets another new night train connection

Following the European Sleeper announcement of a new Brussels-Berlin night train, another new train service has now been announced by Belgian company Moonlight Express. The second […]
12 April 2021

Antwerp Airport sees business flights increase and prepares for restart

Antwerp Airport is seeing business flights and flight movements increase in the first quarter of 2021. From April 20, TUI fly will again fly from the […]
9 April 2021

High-risk groups for priority vaccination announced in Belgium

Authorities in Belgium have announced who will be considered a patient of high risk, which would then be used to determine who is granted priority to […]
7 April 2021

This summer parking places make way for terraces in Brussels

When the situation allows it, many Brusselers will again enjoy our great bars and restaurants.  Because there is no better place than a terrace and because we want to […]
7 April 2021

Mini-Europe is welcoming visitors again

Mini-Europe in Brussels has reopened for a new season. According to Belgian news outlet VRT, tourists coming from different parts of Belgium will be the main […]
6 April 2021

Covid-19 self-tests now available in Belgian pharmacies

Starting today, Tuesday 6th April, Covid-19 self-tests will be available to purchase in pharmacies across Belgium. Following the country’s health minister’s decision a week ago that […]
6 April 2021

Belgium’s national vaccine registration list officially open

As of today, Tuesday 6th April, anyone in Belgium aged over 18 can register on the reserve list for Covid-19 vaccinations. The list offers registered people […]
5 April 2021

Less parking spots and more terraces in Brussels this summer

The Brussels-Capital Region will allow outdoor cafés on car parks until the end of 2022, which had been proposed by State Secretary for Urban Planning, Pascal […]
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