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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 2023

5 places to go and pick your own flowers in Belgium

Whether you’re living in the city or in the countryside, you can’t have missed the beginning of spring. Everywhere you look, there’s at least one little […]
20 April 2023

Brussels’ legendary Astoria hotel to reopen in the summer of 2024 after 17 years

Abandoned since 2007, the prestigious Astoria hotel will be brought to life and it is set to reopen in the summer of 2024, under the management […]
20 April 2023

Hyacinth Festival in Hallerbos now open to visitors

On Saturday April 16th, the Hyacinth Festival in Hallerbos or Halle forest officially opened to visitors. Every year, the hyacinths’ blooming attracts thousands of visitors, some […]
18 April 2023

3 new hotels in Belgium worth trying

Things are changing so fast in this world that sometimes, it can be a challenge just to keep up with things. Ever noticed that when you’ve […]
17 April 2023

Iris Festival returns to Brussels in May

On the 6th and 7th of May, the Brussels-Capital Region celebrates its 34th anniversary with the Iris Festival. A long array of events and activities await […]
14 April 2023

Brussels Airport Marathon and Half Marathon kicks-off on 1 October

On Sunday 1 October, runners will take over Brussels once again. The 18th edition of the Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon will start right in […]
13 April 2023

Belgian bakery chain to start selling cannabis bread

As far as food staples go, bread might well be the number one. Versatile as it is, you can just as well eat it for breakfast […]
12 April 2023

Villers Abbey, a must-visit Wallonian treasure for sunny days

If you’re looking for the perfect way to enjoy the spring sunshine, why not heed the call of Walloon Brabant’s great parks? From chateaux nestled in […]
11 April 2023

Citizens call for investigation into health risks near Brussels Airport

The Flemish Federation for a Better Environment (Bond Beter Leefmilieu) and citizen movements around Brussels Airport are calling on Flemish Environment minister Zuhal Demir to investigate […]
11 April 2023

Flanders promotes its castles and gardens through new cultural project

This summer, Visit Flanders is launching a cultural project aimed at showcasing the region’s castle and garden estates. The project ‘Stories Untold’ will debut on 1 […]
10 April 2023

Flanders promises cycling “murder strips” will disappear

Hot on the heels of new cycling infrastructure recommendations introduced last year, Flanders is further updating its cycling policies with a safety-first approach and yearly spending […]
10 April 2023

Kazakhstan’s Sounds of Turan blows the roof off at Bozar

Sounds of Turan at Bozar Palais de Fine Arts last Friday in Brussels brought the thunder and beauty of Kazakh music to the heart of Europe. […]
10 April 2023

39th edition of Art Brussels to welcome visitors from 20 April

From the 20th to the 23rd of April, the 39th edition of Art Brussels will take place at Brussels Expo. More than 150 galleries from all […]
7 April 2023

7 reasons to visit Scherpenheuvel-Zichem, Belgium’s most sacred space

Scherpenheuvel-Zichem is to the northeast of the province of Flemish Brabant, about 50 km from the heart of Brussels. And for centuries, it’s been Belgium’s most […]
6 April 2023

Rising temperatures in the Mediterranean could drive extra tourism to Belgium

A climatologist suggests that rising temperatures in the Mediterranean could turn northern European countries, such as Belgium, into tourism hotspots. 1. South vs North Xavier Fettweis, […]
6 April 2023

Belgian start-up develops world’s first beer printer

Belgian beverage start-up Bar.on has developed the world’s first molecular beer printer, capable of creating multiple types of beer in seconds. Using molecular-level flavour compounds, different […]