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Dana is a graduate in Political Science and International Relations. She moved to Brussels from Romania for her studies and Mont des Arts made her fall in love with the city and remain here. She loves animals, especially dogs, and everything food related, but dessert most of all.

4 July 2022

Ukrainian borscht added to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage “as a matter of extreme urgency”

The culture of Ukrainian borscht cooking, the national version of borscht consumed in several countries of the Eastern European region, has been inscribed on UNESCO’s list […]
1 July 2022

How does temperature affect wine taste?

There are factors that may affect the taste of wine but temperature is perhaps one of the most important ones. For example, a bottle of wine […]
30 June 2022

Beer is good for our intestinal health, new study says

Summer’s here and that means every excuse is good enough to finish work early and go grab a drink with friends. Whether you’re gathering in the […]
29 June 2022

Europe’s soft drinks industry has achieved a 17.7% reduction in average added sugars since 2015

Just one year after releasing ambitious new health and nutrition commitments, UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe announces that the European soft drinks sector has delivered a further […]
28 June 2022

34 restaurants in Brussels that are open on Mondays

Visiting a city on a Monday can be quite the tricky experience. Whereas before, Sundays often used to be the days during which there was the […]
28 June 2022

5 foods that could help alleviate food insecurity

Food insecurity is one of our world’s biggest problems and the Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the situation. According to UN statistics, there were 768 undernourished people […]
20 June 2022

The weekend that showed Brussels the best of Portugal

The Best of Portugal fair returned to Brussels after a 2-year pandemic induced break. Portuguese farmers and producers came to the Parc du Cinquantenaire in the […]
20 June 2022

Santarém conquered 50,000 Brussels’ hearts at the Best of Portugal

This weekend I went to the Best of Portugal Festival in Brussels. Magnificently sited at the arcaded head of Cinquantenaire Park, the festival took place in […]
14 June 2022

10 most expensive Michelin starred restaurants in Europe

Everybody should enjoy the experience of eating at a Michelin starred restaurant at least once in their life. On the one hand, Michelin starred restaurants are […]
10 June 2022

10 most affordable Michelin starred restaurants in Europe

Eating at a Michelin starred restaurant is more than just eating, it is a culinary experience. Working with the best ingredients in the world naturally comes […]
1 June 2022

Making soap from coffee is helping Congolese women make an income

A cooperative in the Democratic Republic of Congo is helping women and young people make an income by making soap from coffee. 1. Soap from coffee […]
1 June 2022

Côtes du Rhône is coming to Brussels and invites you to taste its wines at the Gare Maritime

When imagining the perfect holiday ambiance, many of us immediately think of the South of France. We’re not sure why exactly, but there’s a good number […]
27 May 2022

The 2022 Michelin Guide for Belgium and Luxembourg

On Tuesday 24th of May, Michelin announced the 2022 selection of its Belgium and Luxembourg Guide at the Royal Theater in Mons. With a total of […]
27 May 2022

Where to officially find Paris’ best baguettes and croissants

If France had to be known for just one thing, it would be their culinary talent. Everything food and drinks-related is of great importance and quality […]
26 May 2022

An enormous new beer garden opened in Brussels

Belgium and beer, it’s so much more than an alliteration. The brewing business has been rooted into the Belgian culture for centuries and it’s quite the […]
25 May 2022

German town of Tübingen sued by McDonald’s over packaging tax

With only 90,000 residents and known for its green reputation, the tiny German town of Tübingen was caught in a litigation process after McDonald’s sued the […]
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