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14 April 2021

Belgium: Travel possible again from 19 April, terraces to open on 8 May

Belgium’s Consultative Committee today reached a compromise on the reopening of terraces on May 8th. As of Monday April 19th, schools are to reopen and travel […]
14 April 2021

Covid-19: Council agrees its negotiating mandate on the Digital Green Certificate

EU ambassadors today agreed a mandate for negotiations with the European Parliament on the proposal for a Digital Green Certificate. This certificate will facilitate safe and […]
14 April 2021

5 books to read before you visit Portugal

Portugal is a country of unparalleled beauty. Besides this, according InterNations it ranks in first position for quality-of-life countries in Europe as well as third in […]
13 April 2021

Meet Jessica Nabongo, the first black woman to visit every country in the world

In October 2019, Jessica Nabongo from Detroit, USA became the first documented black woman to have visited every country in the world. Today, she uses her […]
13 April 2021

Tommy Hilfiger: the designer who created a billion-dollar empire with $150

Since its launch in 1985, the US brand Tommy Hilfiger has grown internationally, becoming a worldwide symbol of the American cool lifestyle. But who is Tommy […]
12 April 2021

Gloria Guevara: “We believe we are finally coming to the light at the end of the tunnel”

A year has gone by and the world has not recovered from the effects of the pandemic. Vaccination campaigns across the globe are underway and it […]
9 April 2021

Tibães Monastery: where tradition and leisure meet

Since Portugal allowed museums and cafés to reopen on April 5th, lots of us have been dreaming about going to the ever-sunny country. Oh, what we’d […]
8 April 2021

Poilão Island, Guinea Bissau: the turtle sanctuary of West Africa

Guinea Bissau is the largest green turtle nesting sanctuary in Africa. The island of Poilão is tiny, almost insignificant on the map of the Bijagós archipelago […]
6 April 2021

Night train to connect Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin and Prague

European Sleeper and RegioJet announced that a new night train service running from Brussels to Prague would start operating from next year. The train would make […]
6 April 2021

Belgium’s national vaccine registration list officially open

As of today, Tuesday 6th April, anyone in Belgium aged over 18 can register on the reserve list for Covid-19 vaccinations. The list offers registered people […]
5 April 2021

11 Famous Giant Buddha statues in the world

The image of Buddhas started to appear in the first century in Gandhara and Mathura, both located in Northern India. A statue or a painting of […]
5 April 2021

Make Green Policies Great Again: Biden’s $2.25 trillion plan

US President Joe Biden announced a $2.25 trillion package that is meant to address important issues linked to fossil fuels and climate change. The package is […]
5 April 2021

Tourist arrivals down 87% in January 2021

The devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on global tourism has carried on into 2021, with new data showing an 87% fall in international tourist arrivals […]
2 April 2021

Klankenbos, a different kind of forest

When talking about life, many people will agree that nature is the greatest artist of all with all the lifeforms, shapes, sounds and scents it created. […]
1 April 2021

New Google Maps will show most eco-friendly routes

In a new feature supporting the companies commitment to fight climate change, Google Maps will start showing the most eco-friendly routes to users of the platform, […]
1 April 2021

Brussels introduces its first architecture prize

The Brussels Architecture Prize is an initiative of the Brussels-Capital Region that is implemented by Urban in collaboration with A+ Architecture in Belgium. Every two years, […]
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