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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 […]
6 January 2021

Belgium: Vaccination available for all legal residents regardless of nationality

Belgium will make no distinction between people with and without the Belgian nationality when vaccinating the population against the coronavirus, as long as All legal residents […]
4 January 2021

Brussels Airport: Passengers exasperated by long queue at PLF-checkpoint

On Sunday January 3rd, long queues at Brussels Airport to check the Passenger Location Forms (PLF) for passengers arriving from abroad has caused a stir, even […]
4 January 2021

More than 37,000 travelers returned to Belgium from a Red Zone area this weekend

According to figures released by the Federal Health Minister Frank Vandenbroucke, more than 40,000 people returned to Belgium this weekend from a stay of more than […]
4 January 2021

5 exhibitions in Brussels that you can’t miss

The thrill of the new year is here – especially with the one behind us being so difficult to say the least. With all the lessons […]
4 January 2021

Jean-Claude Van Damme: the muscles from Brussels

Jean-Claude Van Damme is a famous Belgian personality with a strong character best known for his martial arts action movies. Today, at 60 years old, he […]
31 December 2020

Stricter rules in Belgium: Compulsory quarantine and test after a stay in a red zone

Travel rules and measures have been tightened in Belgium to try to control the continued spread of the new variant of Covid-19. Testing capacity will be […]
30 December 2020

In 2020 Manneken-Pis celebrated 400 years

From 16 October 2019 to 15 May 2020, the City of Brussels celebrated the 400th anniversary of Manneken-Pis. Already in the 15th century, Manneken-Pis played an […]
30 December 2020

10 Beautiful Pictures of Brussels’ Grand Place

The Brussels’ Grand Place is the famous and well-known central square of the capital of Belgium. It is surrounded by typical Brussels architectural buildings like the […]
29 December 2020

Where to celebrate the New Year’s Eve in Brussels in normal times?

If the pandemic wasn’t here, everybody now would be busy planning the perfect 2021 party or New Year’s Eve dinner. But we all know that gatherings […]
29 December 2020

Orangutans and otters become darling friends at Belgian zoo

Pairi Daiza is a privately owned zoo and botanical garden situated in the Belgian province of Hainaut. This 65-hectare park hosts more than 5,000 animals (including five […]
22 December 2020

Top 10 Belgian traditional Christmas foods

In Belgium, Christmas is often celebrated at home with a delicious meal with friends and/or family, usually on Christmas Eve (24th December) rather than Christmas Day […]
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