Culture


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.

10 February 2021

5 awe-inspiring futuristic architectural highlights in Kazakhstan

Any of our faithful readers will know that we’ve written quite a lot about Kazakhstan already. No wonder, as the country has a lot to offer: […]
9 February 2021

Leopold II Tunnel in Brussels will be renamed after a woman

Only 6.1% of the streets in Brussels are named after a woman. This is hardly representative of the social role of women in the city, past […]
9 February 2021
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Lupin: the gentleman thief escalating Netflix ranking

The new TV series “Lupin” is the new Netflix global phenomenon, becoming the first French series to debut on Netflix’s top 10 list. The French original […]
5 February 2021

Benelux: It all came from a football match

During the Second World War, the governments of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, in exile in London, took the initiative and the very first steps towards […]
5 February 2021

Best ethical international online book shops

As an English speaker having spent several years living in non-English speaking countries, I am familiar with the frequent dilemma of where to buy my English-language […]
3 February 2021

Kanal, the new modern and contemporary art museum of Brussels

Having been in development since 2016, plans for Kanal, the new museum of modern and contemporary art in Brussels, have been given the go ahead. Following […]
3 February 2021

Black Heritage tour collection launched in Louisville

Louisville Tourism in the United States has announced the city’s new programming; a Black Heritage tour collection which will celebrate the important African American contribution to […]
2 February 2021

Bracara Augusta: Revisiting Roman times in Braga

Braga is one of the oldest Portuguese cities, located in the northwestern part of the country. Still today, it is considered the religious center of Portugal […]
1 February 2021

Survey: How well do you know the Flemish Religious Heritage?

How well do you know the Flemish Religious Heritage? How meaningful is this heritage to you? These are key questions we have to ask ourselves when […]
1 February 2021
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Get ready for the ‘Champs-Elysées of Brussels’

The Avenue de la Toison d’Or and the Boulevard de Waterloo in the city center will be redeveloped to form ‘the Champs-Elysées of Brussels’ as called […]
28 January 2021

Nova Gorica will be the European Capital of Culture 2025

Among the 4 shortlisted Slovenian cities (Ljubljana, Piran, Ptuj and Nova Gorica), Nova Gorica was recommended to become the European Capital of Culture 2025. “Hosting a […]
28 January 2021

Procida: Italy’s Capital of Culture for 2022

The charming and colorful island of Procida, in the Gulf of Naples, has been named Italy’s Capital of Culture for 2022. Procida was the only island […]
28 January 2021

10 Books to Read Before You Visit Brussels

Synonymous with EU power, its centre carved up by the car lobby in the fifties and sixties, Brussels is a European conurbation associated, by many people, […]
27 January 2021

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to launch tourist corridor connecting main pilgrimage sites

As part of their cooperation in the tourism sector, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are launching a new tourist corridor that will connect the main pilgrimage sites of […]
27 January 2021

A new Holocaust Museum inaugurated in Portugal

The first Holocaust museum opened its doors in Portugal’s second largest city, Porto. The event marked a historic moment for Holocaust education in the region. The […]
25 January 2021

Gay men in love: 1850s to 1950s

The 1850s were a difficult time for anyone who was gay. More than 100,000 service men were removed from the army simply because they were homosexuals. […]
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