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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.

9 May 2023

Eating fries could increase risk of depression, study claims

When a stranger is thinking of Belgium, fries immediately come to mind. Just like chocolates and beer, they’re the most well-known part of Belgian cuisine on […]
8 May 2023

E-scooter riders face restrictions in Brussels over nuisance and sustainability

Riders of electric rental scooters in Brussels face a huge drop in availability and parking options next year, if plans by Brussels legislators go ahead. Concerns […]
8 May 2023

Ghent launches campaign for visually and hearing impaired tourists

The city of Ghent has launched a tourist itinerary for hearing and visually impaired visitors, as reported by Belgian news outlet VRT. The campaign includes special […]
5 May 2023

9th edition of Antwerp Art Weekend returns 18-21 May

Coming up in its 9th edition between 18-21 May, 2023, Antwerp Art Weekend invites visitors to take a plunge into the city’s multi-layered art scene, through […]
3 May 2023

New ‘waffle-like’ canopy on rooftop of Brussels’ Bourse causes stir

A waffle-shaped structure has recently appeared on the roof of the old Brussels Stock Exchange or Bourse/Beurs. The building is currently being converted into a new […]
2 May 2023

Brussels Airport starts closing at night due to homelessness problem

Starting 2 May, Brussels Airport will be closing between midnight and 3 am for a few weeks due to an increasing homelessness problem. “Normally the airport […]
2 May 2023

New cycling bridge to Brussels Airport inaugurated

A new cycle bridge over Haachtsesteenweg, connecting Vilvoorde and Brussels Airport cargo zone, was inaugurated on 27 April by the Flemish Minister of Mobility and Public […]
1 May 2023

Ghent awarded the ‘2023 Erasmus Destination of the Year’

Ghent has been voted the ‘Erasmus Destination of the Year 2023’. From the 6th to the 9th of April, the Erasmus Generation Meeting took place in […]
1 May 2023

Metamorphosis of Brussels’ Palace of Justice set to begin

On Friday April 28th, Brussels State Secretary for Urbanism and Heritage, Pascal Smet, and State Secretary for the Federal Buildings Authority, Mathieu Michel, confirmed that another […]
28 April 2023

Brussels Airport advises people to take public transport for the next few days

Brussels Airport has informed passengers that all its car parks are nearly full and advises passengers to opt for public transport at least for the next […]
28 April 2023

Brussels and Bloomberg Philanthropies join forces to improve air quality in the Belgian capital

The duo is working to support the region’s efforts to tackle air pollution which suffers from high levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and particulate matter (PM). […]
27 April 2023

32 Walloon castles open for free this 1 May

On 1 May, the third edition of the “Family Castle Life” event will take place. Organised on the occasion of the Youth and Heritage Week by […]
27 April 2023

Air Liquide paves the way for ammonia conversion into hydrogen with new cracking technology

Air Liquide has recently announced the construction of an industrial scale ammonia (NH3) cracking pilot plant in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. When transformed into ammonia, […]
26 April 2023

Antwerp’s MoMu explores fashion’s love affair with Man Ray

Just opened at Antwerp’s MoMu is an exhibition bound to draw in lovers of photography and fashion. Man Ray and Fashion (22 April – 13 August […]
26 April 2023

Political art with a powerful heart

The first time I saw William Kentridge’s work – at the LaM (Modern Art Museum) in Lille in 2020 – I was blown away, so I […]
25 April 2023

Antwerp’s brand new Baroque Influencers Festival to run until November 2023

Antwerp’s brand new Baroque Influencers festival will run until November of this year. It comprises a series of exhibitions, baroque music concerts, a lecture series featuring […]