🇧🇪 Belgium


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. […]
3 November 2020

Belgian supermarkets not allowed to sell clothing, kitchen utensils and toys

Supermarkets and essential businesses are allowed to remain open, but will not be able to sell products normally available in other stores forced to close due […]
2 November 2020

Illegal parties: Several people fined during Halloween weekend in Belgium

Police in Brussels had to shut down parties and gatherings over the Halloween weekend. The actions were taken due to a violation on the current ban […]
30 October 2020

Belgium goes back into lockdown until 13th December

Belgian Prime-Minister, Alexander De Croo, announced this evening that Belgium will go back into lockdown starting this Monday 2nd November until 13th December. The most recent […]
30 October 2020

Pictures of Brussels under the curfew

Belgium is probably facing its worst time since the Covid-19 pandemic started. The number of cases is continually increasing: recently more than 10,000 cases per day […]
30 October 2020

Almost all European countries become red travel zones for Belgians

From today at 4 pm, almost the entire European Union will become a red travel zone for Belgians, according to the latest update on the website […]
29 October 2020

Minimum one month break for Brussels-Vienna night train

Following their recent announcement that the direct Brussels-Innsbruck connection would stop mid-December and that services between Brussels and Vienna would increase to three times a week […]
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