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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

28 August 2022

Kookeet festival returns to Bruges at the end of September for its 10th anniversary

For a small city, Bruges packs a gastronomic punch. No fewer than 35 Bruges chefs have now been rated by Michelin, Gault&Millau and Bib Gourmand so […]
26 August 2022

Rubens House in Antwerp is about to get a new garden and you can help plant it

This autumn, work will commence on the new garden of the Rubens House in Antwerp. A new museum gallery, albeit one without a ceiling, is set […]
25 August 2022

British-Belgian Mack Rutherford becomes youngest person to fly solo around the world

Mack Rutherford, a 17 year old Belgian-British teenager, landed in Bulgaria on Wednesday afternoon, becoming the youngest pilot to fly solo around the world. After a […]
25 August 2022

EAT festival returns to Brussels at the end of September

After its special “Dinners” edition in 2021, the Eat Festival returns to Brussels from the 29th of September to the 2nd of October 2022, in the […]
25 August 2022

Belgium’s KU Leuven will celebrate its 600th anniversary in 2025

Leuven’s Catholic University (KU Leuven) will celebrate its 600th anniversary in 2025. It’s one of Europe’s oldest universities and according to Belga news agency, it ranks […]
23 August 2022

Leisure sailing no longer allowed on Flemish waterways due to drought and high temperatures

From Monday August 22nd, recreational boating are no longer be allowed on waterways with little or no commercial traffic, the agency that manages Flanders’ waterways (De […]
19 August 2022

An introduction to Belgian chocolate

Everybody loves chocolate. It is s guilty pleasure we all indulge in every once in a while, maybe more around the holidays or for special occasions, […]
3 August 2022

Tourism in Flanders increased by 27% compared to the same period in 2021

The tourism sector is booming again in Flanders due, at least in part, to an increase in the number of foreign travelers who are once again […]
2 August 2022

Low-emission zone could be imposed at Brussels Airport to reduce noise levels

On Friday July 29th, the federal ombudsman responsible for Belgium’s national airport at Zaventem, Philippe Touwaide, announced that he has made a complete mapping of the […]
2 August 2022

Flanders adapts cycling infrastructure to accommodate the increased bicycle use

The Flemish region is working to adapt its cycling infrastructure in light of the growing number of bicycles on the streets, as well as the increasing […]
2 August 2022

The K-Pop Academy returns to Brussels

The Korean Cultural Center in Brussels organizes once again the “K-Pop academy” for Belgians and Europeans who love Korean culture, starting on 1 August until 27 […]
2 August 2022

Brussels Airlines launches new safety instructions video with Belgian band Hooverphonic

The Belgian band Hooverphonic, who represented the country at the Eurovision song contest in 2021, has now partnered with Brussels Airlines to create a song with […]
1 August 2022

Discover Antwerp’s fully high-tech automated hotel

The A-Stay hotel in Antwerp, Belgium, allows guests to do everything by themselves. Founded by Antwerp businessman Ben Van Loo, the high-tech hotel has just a […]
29 July 2022

The longest tram line in the world is in Belgium

The best way to visit the Belgian coastline is to take the Coastal Tram or De Kusttram, as it is called in Dutch. The Coastal Tram […]
28 July 2022

Ukraine now has a place at Mini Europe among EU nations

Ukraine now has a place alongside members of the EU bloc at Mini Europe, the open-air theme park in Brussels displaying small replicas of famous European […]
27 July 2022

“Posh” camping in the heart of the Ardennes

Everyone’s heard of camping, of course, and many of us will have tried it at some point over the years. But many may still be unfamiliar […]
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